Taiwan Tourism in the Time of COVID-19

Many sectors and industries across the world have struggled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. From hospitality to education to the arts, vast numbers of people have lost money or even their jobs due to lack of business or virus prevention measures making work impossible. One sector to take a massive hit is tourism,…

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72 Hours in Taichung, Part 2 (How?)

Taichung’s Central City is well worth visiting. Taiwan Scene proposes a three-day itinerary mixing culture, history, recreation, and food.

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A Day in Historic Ximen

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.

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A Dozen Things Worth Doing in Taichung

Located right in the middle of the Taiwan’s western coast, Taichung is a quick train ride from either end of the island and offers a serious art and culture scene and some great options for activities and snacking. Check out Taiwan Scene’s 10 Things to Do in Taichung.

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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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10 reasons to visit Xiao Liuqiu, Taiwan’s Hidden Island Gem

Unlike well-trammeled Taiwan scenic spots like Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge and Alishan, Xiao Liuqiu hasn’t gotten much international press. Indeed, outside of a few intrepid international travelers who find their way to the island, most westerner visitors to Xiao Liuqiu are local expats who’d likely prefer that the island remain a secret.

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