Food lover? Welcome to the “Hog Island” of the world

In a nation where food is so closely intertwined with the daily life and culture of its people, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Taiwan should be nicknamed the “Hog Island” of the world. So cherished is their food that the Taiwanese greeting for “How are you?” is almost interchangeable with “Have you eaten … More Food lover? Welcome to the “Hog Island” of the world

10 must-eat Taiwanese food and where to find them

People travel to different parts of the world for different reasons. When it comes to Taiwan, food is definitely on top of the visitors’ list. After all the country’s received the best food destination in the world stamp from many renowned publications. While Taiwan has some of the best fine dining restaurants, walking through the … More 10 must-eat Taiwanese food and where to find them

Taiwan Dragon Boat Festival 2017 – Asia’s Must-See Attraction!

As it is in India, Taiwan is also a land of many spectacular festivals. The Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on May 30th this year, is a holiday anticipated by every Taiwanese. The boat races that form a crucial part of the festivities, is so renowned that countries like USA, Canada, Australia and several others … More Taiwan Dragon Boat Festival 2017 – Asia’s Must-See Attraction!

Best Hot Springs in Taiwan – Sweat off Stress in no Time

Of the many natural wonders that Taiwan has to offer, hot springs are definitely on top of the list. Both local Taiwanese and foreign tourists make a beeline for these bubbling baths especially during the winter season. Apart from the fact that hot springs allow one to relax and revitalise, also have several health benefits … More Best Hot Springs in Taiwan – Sweat off Stress in no Time

Qingming Festival 2017 – Food, Tea, Wine and other gifts are offered to the Departed Spirit

Qingming Jie means clear and bright in Chinese. Qingming Festival, also know as Tomb Sweeping Day is one of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese solar calendar. It is one of the most symbolic of festivals celebrated in Taiwan. Tomb Sweeping Day is held 107 days after the start of winter. This day usually falls … More Qingming Festival 2017 – Food, Tea, Wine and other gifts are offered to the Departed Spirit

See the Flowers Bloom – Taiwan Cherry Blossom Season 2017

“What a strange thing to be alive beneath cherry blossoms.”  Most people associate cherry blossom with Japan. However, Taiwan has its very own cherry blossom season and it is equally spectacular if not more. With the pink cherry blossoms shrouding the land while swaying in the gentle breeze, there couldn’t be a more beautiful way … More See the Flowers Bloom – Taiwan Cherry Blossom Season 2017