Taiwan was given the name of "Ilha Formosa," meaning "the beautiful island," for the bountiful natural treasures it possessed when Portuguese mariners passed by the island in 1544.
Traffic controls will be imposed around the Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei on certain days during its annual flower festival between Feb. 10 and March 19, to cope with the large number of tourists expected to throng the area, the city's Public Transportation Office said Wednesday.
A fleet of double-decker buses hit the roads of Taipei Wednesday, offering visitors to city a chance to take in open-topped guided tours in four different languages.
A "hop-on, hop-off" double-decker bus service, the first of its kind in Taiwan, hit the road in Taipei Wednesday, allowing tourists to visit major tourist spots in the capital in four hours for NT$300 (US$9.50).3 Comments
As Chinese New Year draws closer and with red lanterns here and there, nothing can dampen the festive spirit – not even the recent moody weather. In fact, the dropping mercury makes hot springs an ideal weekend getaway with family or friends.
Whether you are visiting to this enchanting destination for the first time or not, check out this new way to experience this village in the mountains
2017 is upon us -- here is a breakdown of places where you can enjoy the Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks while avoiding the Xinyi shopping area mosh pit.
Danish children's author Christian Hans Andersen once said: "To travel is to live." The anticipation of being on the road to destinations near and far has always made our hearts tingle with joy and excitement. On these journeys, the simplest of pleasures are magnified, and we often come home feeling refreshed and invigorated.
With great music and food, as well as sunsets and ocean wind, where else would you possibly want to go more?
The eye-catching huge sand sculpture of incoming President Tsai Ing-wen is among major exhibits at the 2016 Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival that opens on Saturday at the Fulong Beach in the northeastern tip of Taiwan. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of huge sand sculptures over 10 meters high, during the show period of Saturday, May 7 through July 10.