Taipei's 2019 Yangmingshan Flower Festival to kick off on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Yangmingshan Flower Festival is set to kick off on Friday (Feb. 15) and traffic controls will be in effect four 11 days during that period, therefore, visitors are adv...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan cherry tree in bloom at Wuling Farm area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In this photo, a Taiwan cherry tree can be seen in bloom, a month ahead of the traditional cherry blossom festival at the Wuling Farm area in central Taiwan's Taichung City...

Photo of the day: Mesmerizing cherry blossoms in Osaka

Osaka, Japan (Taiwan News) - The first Sakura blossoms have been spotted on March 20 in Osaka and March 22 in Kyoto, western Japan, attracting Japanese families and international tourists to enjoy th...

Alishan cherry blossom festival now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Alishan cherry blossom festival kicked off yesterday (March 15) with many trees already in bloom along Alishan Highway (Provincial Highway 18), especially the Yoshin...

Photo of the Day: Cherry blossoms on Taiwan's Alishan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 80 percent of the Kawazu-zakura cherry (河津櫻) and other cherry trees are in bloom in the Alishan National Scenic Area, while the Yaezakura cherry (八重櫻, double cherry) trees...

Taipei's 2018 Yangmingshan Flower Festival starts off with cherry blossoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2018 Yangmingshan Flower Festival kicked off yesterday (Feb. 22) and the , Yae-Zakura cherry (八重櫻, double cherry) trees around the Flower Clock Plaza are in full bloom, whi...

Photo of the Day: Cherry flowers in front of frosty peak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hot pink cherry blossoms bloom in the foreground while snow can still be seen on Alishan in the background, creating a stunning contrast of spring and winter. Posted on the ...

Map of best cherry blossom viewing spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photographer Josh Ellis has created a Google map that shows 66 locations where cherry blossoms or in Japanese "Sakura" can be found in Taiwan. On his website gote...