Tripinsiders, a social travel platform that connects lifestyle enthusiasts and experience seekers, has recruited around 2,000 travel insiders in Taiwan and is looking to expand to 10 other Asian countries over the next year, a spokesman for the company said Tuesday.
A luxury wedding motorcade is seen on a street in Penghu on Saturday, July 2.
Eight local and international artists will join the Exploring Taoyuan artist-in-residency project as resident artists, including famous sculptor Fang Marvin-Minto or Fan Jiang Mindao (范姜明道), Korean artist Daeil Lee and Indonesian artist Arya Pandjalu, who are joining at the invitation of sponsors of the projects, according to Taoyuan Culture Foundation, one of the co-sponsors.
For Nicaraguan painter Mario Campos Cuadra, the processes of creation and inspiration go hand in hand with experimentation and the unforeseen. Fifteen years ago while painting, Cuadra accidentally spilled a cup of coffee on the piece he was working on, leading to a chance discovery of a medium that would distinguish him in his native land. By using the contemplative hues of coffee, he has creatively and literally infused a distinctive flavor of his native land into his portraits and landscape creations.
Visitors pose among newly blossomed lotus flowers in Taichung on Tuesday, June 28. Summer is the lotus season, and garden and flower enthusiasts have started flocking to Houli District's (后里) Zhongshe Flower Market (中社花市) to see lotus flowers in full bloom, blanketing a garden of 1,600 ping. According to officials, local residents of the surrounding Houli and Waipu District (外埔) are invited to enter the garden for free over its first week, starting July 1. And from July to September, visitors may purchase entrance tickets at half price.
The founder of the Taiwan-based Ju Percussion Group has been inducted by the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) into its Hall of Fame for 2016.
Taiwanese pop music band Sodagreen's (蘇打綠) album "Winter Endless" (冬未了) emerged as the biggest winner of Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards Saturday, bagging five awards including best Mandarin album.
South Korean heartthrob Song Joong-ki, the star of the mega-hit TV drama "Descendants of the Sun," wowed fans in Taiwan as he showed up on the stage wearing roller skates and sang the theme song of Taiwanese romance film "Our Times" at a fan meeting in Taipei Saturday.
Singer Julia Peng (彭佳慧) and her son pose for a photo at the red carpet event for the 27th Golden Melody Awards in Taipei on Saturday, June 25.
In an age when environmental conservation and sustainable technology are increasingly relevant to our daily lives, the manufacturing process of products we take for granted often needs to start from the ground up.