Tainan in SW Taiwan shines with the Yuejin Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Yuejin Lantern Festival in Tainan's Yanshui District opened on Jan. 18 and will continue until Feb. 16, CNA reported. Under the theme of “mirage,&rdq...

Commemorative Year of Rat coin sets to go on sale Jan. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Bank will issue its coin sets for the Year of the Rat on Jan. 14, 2020. Each set consists of one silver coin weighing 1 ounce with a face value of NT$100 (US$3...

Taiwan's Tainan promotes two small towns with photography contest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tainan City Government is holding a photography contest to promote the city’s Houbi (後壁區) and Yanshui (鹽水區) districts, which are among the 40 winners of Taiwan Touri...

Palau vice president embarks on i-Ride in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Palau Vice President Raynold B. Oilouch was offered a rare opportunity to learn about Taiwan through a thrilling i-Ride at Breeze NanShan department store's flying the...

Taiwan spring tour subsidy for Tainan boasts additional benefits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The “Tainan Spring Tour Subsidy” program for Taiwan nationals will be rolled out in May and June, sponsored by Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau. The incentive ap...

Taiwanese festivals illuminated in daily Italian newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been spotlighted in the travel pull-out of one of Italy’s top-circulating newspapers. CNA reports the March 7 edition of Rome-based broadsheet Il Messa...

Lantern festival activities across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many places in Taiwan have been holding activities to celebrate the traditional Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb. 19 this year. Here is a list of popular activities th...

Taiwan's Tainan offers package tours for Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau of Tainan City Government teams up with six travel agencies to offer package tours for attending this year’s Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival, w...

2019 Yuejin Lantern Festival to light up a charming small town in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The lantern artworks by art groups from 20 countries, including France, Japan, and Brazil, will turn the Yuejin Harbor Water Park in Yanshui District (鹽水區) of Tainan City ...

Visit the historic town in southwestern Taiwan where the world-famous Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival is held

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the world-famous Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival (鹽水蜂炮) in the Yanshui district of Tainan, southwestern Taiwan is coming up in a few days, it’s befitting to int...

The best things to do in Taiwan in 2018

The fireworks have finished, the hangovers have subsided, and 2018 is properly upon us at last. But as day-to-day life returns to normal for a few weeks until the Chinese New Year celebrations arrive,...

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...

Visit the oldest district in Taiwan’s oldest city

Taipei (Taiwan News)--As the slogan put forth by the Tainan City Government to promote the city goes, “If you never visited Tainan, you never really visited Taiwan,” another slogan should ...

Trois lanternes exposées dans le parc naturel à Tainan

TAINAN (Taiwan News) - Le Festival des Lanternes au port Yuejin (月津港)de Yanshui (鹽水) à Tainan (台南) a pris fin ce 28 février. Le bureau du tourisme de Tainan a exposé les trois gra...

Beehive Fireworks Festival attracts large crowds to southern Taiwan’s Yanshui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The town of Yanshui in southern Taiwan’s Tainan City was packed with revelers and believers on the nights of Feb. 10 to Feb. 11 as the Yanshui Beehive Fireworks Festival se...