Russian travel bloggers say Taiwan is 'completely different' from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two popular travel bloggers from Russia have described Taiwan as "completely different" from China and the "heart of Asia," CNA reports. Alexander Belenk...

Check out these old-school Taiwan snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a second heaven for foodies, with its bustling night markets, street vendors and hole-in-the-wall eateries serving up deliciously affordable snacks. First-tim...

New Taipei mayor plans to illuminate the Remains of the Thirteen Levels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Taipei Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) is mulling over the idea of projection mapping on the abandoned Remains of the Thirteen Levels (十三層遺址), which sits precariously on a moun...

Places in Taiwan most likely see traffic jams during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau on Jan. 14 issued a warning to travelers about places in Taiwan which will most likely see traffic congestion during the nine-day Lunar New Y...

Explore Taiwan's colonial history in Hualien with a stay at an authentic Japanese Ryokan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Hualien County may not be the first place most tourists think of when they think of Taiwan’s colonial past under the Japanese. Most probably think ...

Taiwan promotes tourism with picturesque ads at Paris train station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two eye-catching advertisements featuring landscapes of Taiwan’s tea gardens and the tourist attraction of Jiufen (九份) have been put up at the Gare de l'Est, or ...

YouTuber captures beauty of NE Taiwan with aerial drone photography

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A YouTuber by the name of Eric Lin has been creating some spectacular film clips of Taiwan using aerial drone photography, orchestral scores, and his own video editing ski...

Korean student praised for a short cinematic video presenting the beauty of Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Korean student and travel vlogger was praised by Taiwanese netizens for his short cinematic video depicting the beauty of Taiwan through his personal perspectives. ...

Night markets are Taiwan's top tourist destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Night markets have become Taiwan’s top tourist attraction due to the changing nature of visitors to Taiwan, according to the Tourism Bureau's Planning Division c...

Three misleading Taiwan attractions 

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Tourism is big business in Taiwan, and there is no shortage of people here who make a good living from it, despite the hype of a decline in Chinese tourists hitting the...

Japanese band World Order releases new MV featuring streets of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A famous Japanese band released their latest music video this week which features mostly streets of northern Taiwan, from glittering skyscrapers in Taipei's Xinyi&...

Taiwan’s Jiufen, Yeliu make top 10 most check-in locations in Asia published by KLOOK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's northeastern coast which includes some of the most well-known tourist spots - Jiufen, Shifen, and Yeliu, was named in the list of top 10 most check-in locatio...

Time-saving new express bus route from New Taipei’s Banqiao to Jiufen and Jinguashi begins operation Sep 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The new Taipei Bus express bus route 965 from New Taipei City’s Banqiao district to the archaic mining towns and popular tour destinations of Jiufen and Jinguashi on T...

6 Off the Beaten Path Destinations in Taiwan

People have many common misconceptions about Taiwan. Foreigners tend to think of the island state as an extension of China and Chinese culture. While historically, China has significantly impacted Tai...

Kenting nabs 1st place as most popular Taiwan attraction among foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Kenting in Southern Taiwan, better known for its white sandy beaches and azure sea among foreigners but also for its insanely high-priced smoked assorted stew and...