What to do when you visit one of Taiwan’s most well-known temples.Read More
Five Living Museums — Old and New, Modern and Traditional, Coexisting in Harmony.Read More
National Palace Museum, Dadaocheng, and National Taiwan Museum Railway Department Park.Read More
Dongtai Cloth Shoes Shop (東台布鞋莊) is hidden within an alley of the Chengzhong Open-Air Market (城中市場) off Wuchang Street (武昌街).
TaiwanScene is going to show you how this particular shoe shop mesmerizes tourists, embroiders new ideas on shoe uppers, and custom-made comfort to bring in swarms of orders.
Nightlife in Taipei is so busy and bustling that the city is almost livelier after dark than during the day! Here are 6 popular bars in Taipei. Check it out!Read More
Ximen is one of those neighborhoods that almost every visitor to Taipei ventures into. The casual visitor’s first impression after ascending from the MRT is a sea of bright lights cascading into a large pedestrian shopping area packed with thousands of people out for an evening stroll, on their way to see a film, go shopping or have dinner.Read More
Architecturally speaking, Taiwan was looking towards the future.So what does the future hold for Taiwan’s Architecture Scene?Read More
Taiwan Scene reviews Joyce Bergvelt’s Lord of Formosa, a sweeping historical novel about Taiwan’s Dutch colonial period and the life of Admiral Koxinga.Read More
ost people visiting the northernmost tip of Taiwan come to see Jiufen or Jinguashi, two of the area’s most popular tourist destinations. Few take the time to visit the monument lying just a few minute’s walk from Jinguashi marking the site of Kinkaseki, one of the most notorious Japanese POW camps of WW2.Read More
Not long ago, when news of rich and powerful men finally being called to account – dethroned as a comeuppance for sexually predatory behavior – was still rolling in, my friend Darice Dan Chang wrote about how the movement had barely touched Taiwan. Although I’m usually upbeat about life in Taiwan as a woman compared to the rest of Asia, she had a point.Read More