Taiwan

The former National Taiwan Science Education Center was modeled after the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests in Beijing’s Temple of Heaven. (Image: Billy Shyu/Vision Times)

The Nanhai Education Park in Taiwan

Located on Nanhai Road in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, the Nanhai Education Park (南海學園) is a compound consisting of cultural and educational facilities, including the National Museum of History, the former National Taiwan Science Education Center, the National…

An exquisite bloodstone carving displayed at the Wann Ying Art Garden (萬景藝苑) in Taiwan's Changhua County. (Image: Billy Shyu/Vision Times)

An Amazing Art Garden in Taiwan

The Wann Ying Art Garden (萬景藝苑 or “Ten-thousand-View Art Garden”), as its name suggests, is a magnificent art garden with numerous exhibits for visitors to explore. Covering an area of about 12 acres (5 hectares), the Wann Ying Art Garden is…

The hydrangeas in Taiwan's Zhuzihu come in abundant and diverse colors. (Image: Billy Shyu/ Vision Times)

Colorful Hydrangeas in Taiwan

Located in Yangmingshan National Park in northern Taiwan, Zhuzihu, also known as Bamboo Lake (竹子湖), is at a high altitude with rainy and damp weather that creates a perfect environment for nurturing a variety of rich and unique natural resources, including calla lilies (海芋)…

Sandiao Cape Lighthouse (三貂角燈塔) is  called the “Eye of Taiwan,” and is a hot spot for wedding photos. (Image: Billy Shyu/ Vision Times)

The Beautiful Lighthouses of Taiwan

As the world’s 22nd largest economy with a land area of approximately 14,400 square miles (36,000 km2), Taiwan is the world’s 39th largest island. It is about 245 miles (395 km) long (north-south) and 90 miles (145 km) across at its widest point, and has a…

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The Nanhai Education Park in Taiwan

Located on Nanhai Road in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, the Nanhai Education Park (南海學園) is a compound consisting of cultural and educational facilities, including the National Museum of…

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An Amazing Art Garden in Taiwan

The Wann Ying Art Garden (萬景藝苑 or “Ten-thousand-View Art Garden”), as its name suggests, is a magnificent art garden with numerous exhibits for visitors to explore. Covering an area of about…

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An Intriguing Children’s Folklore Festival Certified by UNESCO

As a culture and arts festival certified by UNESCO’s International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts (CIOFF), the Yilan International Children’s Folklore and Folkgame Festival (YICFFF宜蘭國際童玩藝術節) has been…

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Colorful Hydrangeas in Taiwan

Located in Yangmingshan National Park in northern Taiwan, Zhuzihu, also known as Bamboo Lake (竹子湖), is at a high altitude with rainy and damp weather that creates a perfect environment for nurturing a variety…

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The Beautiful Lighthouses of Taiwan

As the world’s 22nd largest economy with a land area of approximately 14,400 square miles (36,000 km2), Taiwan is the world’s 39th largest island. It is about 245 miles (395 km) long (north-south) and 90…

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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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Taiwan’s Convenience Stores Are Second-to-None

Convenience stores in Taiwan are second-to-none in terms of density and quality of service. As compared to what people can normally buy at their local convenience store, Taiwan’s stores offer…

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Beautiful Plum Lake in Taiwan

Located in Yilan County in northeast Taiwan, Plum Lake, also called Meihua Lake, is a natural lake surrounded by lush greenery. It was originally called Dapi (Great Lake), but was…

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The 2017 Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan

The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most important traditional festivals in Taiwan. It is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar.

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The 2017 Yilan Green Expo in Taiwan

The 2017 Yilan Green Expo (宜蘭綠色博覽會) was held at Dongshan River Ecoark (冬山河生態綠舟) by the Yilan County Government in northeast Taiwan from April 1 to May 14, 2017. Featuring the…

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The Twin Candlestick Islets of Taiwan

Located just outside of Jinshan Cape on Taiwan’s north coast are the Twin Candlestick Islets. Standing about 197 ft. (60 meters) above sea level, the twin islets were originally part of Jinshan Cape, but separated due…