Tung blossoms are perceived as an icon of Hakka heritage in Taiwan. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

The Beautiful Tung Blossoms in Taiwan

Like cherry blossoms, Tung blossoms (油桐花) are another amazing flower that is popular among the people of Taiwan. Every year from mid-April to mid-May when Tung blossoms are in full bloom, many hilltops across Taiwan are blanketed with the snow-white flowers…

Muhezi Yaokao Pizza at Longtan District in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

An Interesting Wood-Fired Pizza Café in Taiwan

Nestled in a rural setting on the outskirts of Longtan District (龍潭區) in northern  Taiwan’s Taoyuan City (桃園市), Muhezi Yaokao Pizza (木盒子窯烤披薩) is an interesting pizza café famous for its cozy ambiance, beautiful flowers, delicious pizzas, and creative latte art…

The Flower Clock is an iconic location to photograph in Yangming Park. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

2020 Yangmingshan Flower Festival in Taiwan

Every year around this time when spring is in full swing, an estimated 1 million people from home and abroad flock to Yangmingshan, also known as Mt. Yangming (陽明山), or Grass Mountain (草山), to partake in the Yangmingshan Flower Festival…

The city of Tainan in southwestern Taiwan stays true to its roots with a traditional, antique look. (Image: Paul Arps via flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

Temples, Shrines, and Alleyways of Tainan

Unlike Taipei, its modern counterpart to the north, Tainan in the southwestern part of Taiwan stays true to its roots with a traditional, antique look. Its temples and shrines connected by alleyways give the city a unique and nostalgic identity.…

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The Beautiful Tung Blossoms in Taiwan

Like cherry blossoms, Tung blossoms (油桐花) are another amazing flower that is popular among the people of Taiwan. Every year from mid-April to mid-May when Tung blossoms are in full bloom,…

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An Interesting Wood-Fired Pizza Café in Taiwan

Nestled in a rural setting on the outskirts of Longtan District (龍潭區) in northern  Taiwan’s Taoyuan City (桃園市), Muhezi Yaokao Pizza (木盒子窯烤披薩) is an interesting pizza café famous for its…

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2020 Yangmingshan Flower Festival in Taiwan

Every year around this time when spring is in full swing, an estimated 1 million people from home and abroad flock to Yangmingshan, also known as Mt. Yangming (陽明山), or…

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Temples, Shrines, and Alleyways of Tainan

Unlike Taipei, its modern counterpart to the north, Tainan in the southwestern part of Taiwan stays true to its roots with a traditional, antique look. Its temples and shrines connected…

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An Interesting Steel Sculpture Gallery in Taiwan

Hung Yi (洪易) is one of Taiwan‘s most acclaimed contemporary artists, who had long committed himself to enameled steel sculpture creation and had a dream of establishing a sculpture museum…

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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…