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Windkanter (風稜石) is one of the most striking features of Fugui Cape (富貴角) in northern Taiwan. (Image: Billy Shyu/ Vision Times)

The Beautiful Fugui Cape in Taiwan

Situated at the northernmost tip of Taiwan island, Fugui Cape (富貴角) was originally called “Dabin (打賓)” or “Dabian (打鞭),” and was described as “hoek” (small peninsula) by the Dutch in 1972. The name was then transliterated as “Fuji,” and was called…

Lin Youde and his eight drawings of Kinmen Island in exchange for free accommodation. (Image: Kanzhongguo)

Trading Paintings for Lodging

According to Taiwan media reports, Lin Youde, a tenth grade high school student in Taipei, traded eight paintings of beautiful Minnan buildings for 14 days free lodging in historic Kinmen Island. Lin Youde had traveled alone to other places to…

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The Chinese Terra Cotta Warriors

The Chinese Terra Cotta Warriors, also known as the Terra Cotta Army, come from the most significant archaeological excavation of the 20th century, and one of the most sensational archaeological…

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The Beautiful Fugui Cape in Taiwan

Situated at the northernmost tip of Taiwan island, Fugui Cape (富貴角) was originally called “Dabin (打賓)” or “Dabian (打鞭),” and was described as “hoek” (small peninsula) by the Dutch in…

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Four Great American Road Trips

One of the many, many attractions of the USA is a road trip. Given the vastness of the country, there are some roads that stretch on for thousand of miles.…

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In Terms of Public Service, Taiwan Is a Standout

Upon arriving at the service lounge of the Qidu District Household Registration Office in Taiwan’s Keelung City, one immediately feels the friendly ambiance of the office. Not only are the public…

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Lunar New Year Shopping in Taiwan

Lunar New Year (農曆新年) is the most important Chinese festival celebrated in Taiwan. During the weeks leading up to the festival, it is the time for locals to purchase Lunar…

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Trading Paintings for Lodging

According to Taiwan media reports, Lin Youde, a tenth grade high school student in Taipei, traded eight paintings of beautiful Minnan buildings for 14 days free lodging in historic Kinmen…

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The Romance of Paris

I fell in love with Paris when I was 22 years old. I moved there right after graduating from Princeton, to work on a three-month internship at Kodak-Pathé. After an…

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Places Without Cars Do Exist!

By now, plenty of people have seen the drone footage of the massive traffic jam in China. It sure looked like a driver’s worst nightmare.