Furen Café (夫人咖啡) in Taiwan’s Matsu Archipelago. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A Cozy Café on Taiwan’s Matsu Islands

Situated on the western tip of Nangan Island (南杆) in Taiwan’s Matsu Archipelago, Furen Café (夫人咖啡), also known as Madam Café, is a cozy coffee shop on the island’s Xiwei Village (四維村), also known as Furen Village (夫人村).

The 2020 Dihua Street New Year Shopping Fair in Taipei. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

2020 Lunar New Year Bazaars in Taiwan

Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, is the grandest festival in Taiwan. Shopping in the run-up to the Lunar New Year’s Eve is, therefore, something indispensable for almost every household.

Taiwan's Matsu is a fascinating destination for travellers.  (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Traditional Stone Houses in Taiwan’s Matsu Islands

Besides its natural beauty and amazing military tunnels, another striking feature of  Taiwan ‘s Matsu Archipelago is its traditional stone house villages. Among them are Qinbi Village (芹壁聚落) in Beigan (北竿), Jinsha Village (津沙聚落) in Nangan (南竿), and Fuzheng Village (福正聚落), as…

The Christmasland in New Taipei City in Taiwan. (Image: New Taipei City government)

2019 Christmas Celebrations in Taiwan

Despite the fact that Christians constitute only about 4.5 percent of Taiwan’s population and that Christmas is not a public holiday, people can always feel the Christmas atmosphere in every corner across Taiwan during this time of year. Christmas trees and…

Xuanzang Temple, located in Nantou County, Taiwan, was established in 1965 to honor the Buddhist monk, Xuanzang who traveled to India to bring scriptures back to China. (Image: Bernard Gagnon via wikimedia  CC BY-SA 3.0)

Visiting the Xuanzang Buddhist Temple

Xuanzang Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Nantou County, Taiwan. It was established in 1965 by the local government to honor the famous monk Xuanzang, who is renowned for his 17-year journey to India during the 7th century.

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A Cozy Café on Taiwan’s Matsu Islands

Situated on the western tip of Nangan Island (南杆) in Taiwan’s Matsu Archipelago, Furen Café (夫人咖啡), also known as Madam Café, is a cozy coffee shop on the island’s Xiwei…

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2020 Lunar New Year Bazaars in Taiwan

Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, is the grandest festival in Taiwan. Shopping in the run-up to the Lunar New Year’s Eve is,…

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Traditional Stone Houses in Taiwan’s Matsu Islands

Besides its natural beauty and amazing military tunnels, another striking feature of  Taiwan ‘s Matsu Archipelago is its traditional stone house villages. Among them are Qinbi Village (芹壁聚落) in Beigan (北竿), Jinsha…

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2019 Christmas Celebrations in Taiwan

Despite the fact that Christians constitute only about 4.5 percent of Taiwan’s population and that Christmas is not a public holiday, people can always feel the Christmas atmosphere in every corner…

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Visiting the Xuanzang Buddhist Temple

Xuanzang Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Nantou County, Taiwan. It was established in 1965 by the local government to honor the famous monk Xuanzang, who is renowned for…

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The True Nature of Taiwanese People

One often hears that Taiwan’s most beautiful scenery is the people. Many tourists visit Taiwan and say that Taiwanese people are very kind and warm. Recently, the Facebook fan page…

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Qingshui Geothermal Park in Taiwan

Located at an upstream valley of the Qingshui River at Datong Township in northern Taiwan’s Yilan County (宜蘭縣), Qingshui Geothermal Park (清水地熱公園) is a popular destination for fun and enjoyment.…