Taiwan votes against LGBT equality, but all is not lost

This weekend saw Taiwanese citizens go to the polls to vote on five referendums of great historical significance to the global fight for LGBT equality.Three of these referendums were worded in opposition to LGBT equality, while two were worded in support.

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Ringing in Taiwan’s Hot Spring Season in Guanziling

With the weather finally cooling, we headed down to the hot spring town of Guanziling, famous for its fresh air, muddy hot springs and excellent coffee.

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Seven More Questions asked on Quora by the Taiwan-Curious

This month, Taiwan Scene answered a few questions on Quora, on subjects ranging from food, booze & beer to travel, language and history.

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Bubble Milk Tea and Beyond in Taiwan (part two)

Our epic quest to sample the best and most unique teas and blended beverages in Taipei continues in part two of Bubble Milk Tea and Beyond in Taiwan.

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Michelin star-studded summit in Taiwan serves up mouthwatering cuisine

Taiwan Scene interviewed with two of the ICSA2018 participating Michelin-star chefs, Italian Umberto Bombana and Taiwanese Kai Ho.

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A Tale of Three Tea Shops

Taiwan is about tea, and to say that Taipei is filled with tea shops would be an understatement indeed. From Xindian to Tamsui, Nangang to Tucheng, every avenue and neighborhood in Taipei offer a plethora of shops selling tea.

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Eight Taiwan Sporting Events Serious Athletes Need to Know About

From cycling races to marathons, surfing to triathlons, Taiwan is increasingly becoming known for its sporting events. Taiwan Scene looks at eight unique annual events that put Taiwan on the sporting map.

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Fruit Tourism is Taiwan’s Ripe New Trend!

Wondering where to go during the hot summer months? Consider visiting one of Taiwan’s growing regions to experience the sweet fun of fruit picking.

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Driving in Taiwan: What Every Visitor Needs to Know

Folks looking to explore the breadth and depth of greater Taiwan will find no more efficient mode of travel than the humble rental car.

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First Dawn Flight, Tribal Rites and Beautiful Taitung: A Unique Way to Spend New Years in Taiwan

There are plenty of ways to experience New Years in Taiwan, but few will wind up being as unique, epic and culturally enlightening as a full day tour incorporating a private sunrise flight.

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