Taiwan is a cyclist's paradise: Lonely Planet writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a recent interview with CNA, lifetime cyclist Joshua Samuel Brown (葉家喜), author of four books on Taiwan including two Taiwan guidebooks for Lonely Planet describes his passi...

Video of 'Lost Places' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- German actor and marketing executive, Alexander Hoffmann, has created an intriguing video showing hidden gems in Taiwan that are far off the normal tourist path. On Oct. 16,...

Top 10 Alternative Places to visit in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the old capital of Taiwan and home to a sizable proportion of the country’s architectural and historic heritage, Tainan is a fixture on the tourist on the tourist trai...

US Taekwondo athlete vlogs about Universiade adventures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Team USA Taekwondo athlete Samery Moras kept a vlog on her YouTube channel of her entire 7-day experience participating in at the 2017 Taipei Universiade including the fli...

Taipei’s Yongkang Street sets eyes on Cambodia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei's business owners are now looking for opportunities in Cambodia, said the Taipei Dongmen Yongkang Business Circle Development Association head Liu Hung Hsi...

An alternative Top 10 landmarks for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  As we recently reported, TripAdvisor has recently published its Top 10 landmarks for Taiwan. TripAdvisor is pretty much universally acknowledged as the go-to website f...

What do Koreans think of president-elect Moon Jae-in?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Korean tourists visiting Taipei's Yongkang Street (永康街) were interviewed on May 10 to get their take on the new president of South Korea, Moon Jae-in. Left-lea...

5 amazing places in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kevin Lu, 26, a 3D computer graphics artist who resides in New York City, took a trip to Taiwan in March of this year and enjoyed it so much that he decided to create this...

10 reasons why Japanese tourists love Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The number of Japanese tourists traveling to Taiwan has been surging in recent years, with Japanese now the second largest group of visitors to Taiwan after Chinese, partly bec...

Korean tourists' take on Taiwanese taxis and Kim Jong Nam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Korean tourists visiting Taipei's Yongkang Street (永康街) were interviewed on Feb. 24 to get their take on the recent rape of Korean tourists by a Taiwanese taxi driver ...

Vietnamese immigrant: I am a Taiwanese, too

A Vietnamese new immigrant who works in the market and who is known by her Chinese name of Lee Ywn-jung said that she really enjoys traveling in Taiwan on her off days, and Taitung is her favorite cit...

Call 112 in mountain emergencies when signal is weak

Taiwan is blessed with a wide variety of natural wonders including dozens of mountain peaks that will challenge the skills of even the most seasoned climber. And occasionally climbers encounter proble...

Taiwan eyes stock investments by Chinese nationals

Taipei, Jan. 7 (CNA) Taiwan is planning to allow Chinese nationals to open accounts with the offshore securities units (OSU) of Taiwanese brokerage firms while traveling in Taiwan and buy shares on ...

Fujian top official visits Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The top Communist Party official in China’s Fujian Province, You Quan, visited Sun Moon Lake Tuesday while planning to meet Taichung Mayor Jason Hu. You, the provincial party ...

China extends condolences to Taiwan's quake victims

Beijing, June 3 (CNA) China expressed sympathy Monday over a magnitude-6.3 earthquake that struck Taiwan the previous day, leaving three people dead, one missing and some 20 others injured. Fan...