Cherry blossoms in full bloom along Tawan’s Beiheng Highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Time is ripe for some cherry blossom viewing along Taiwan’s Beiheng Highway (北橫公路), an East-West highway connecting Taoyuan City and Yilan County in northern Taiwan,...

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...

Booking for lodgings at Wuling Farm during cherry blossom season opens Nov. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As lodgings at Wuling Farm during the cherry blossom season are hard to get, interested parties had better take notice of when bookings for lodgings at the farm are availabl...

Starbucks opens up picturesque new location in Yangmingshan National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Starbucks has recently opened a series of new branches around the world that focus on aesthetics and the environment.  As well as the chain’s opulent first Italian...

Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony

TOKYO (AP) — The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo on Sunday. The mascot for the Olympics is named Miraitowa while the...

Top 10 must-see attractions in Taitung, Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taitung County government took a poll of  must-see travel destinations in Taitung which local and visitors alike should visit. The county government last administe...

Pay a visit to Taipei’s Datun Borough for a leisurely walk and astounding nightscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Want to get away from the heatwaves and urban jungle? Why not visit the community used to be called the "Pineapple Mansion” community in Beitou District, Taipei for it...

Hilton Garden Inn Asks Foodies, Fans and Travelers to Vote for New Additions to Its Dining Menu

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--Hilton Garden Inn, the award-winning, global, upscale brand from Hilton (NYSE: HLT), and Food Network have launched a nationwide vote to determine the most ...

Appreciate blooming Tung flowers during daytime and dazzling fireflies at night in western Taiwan   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the firefly season is at its peak in mid-April, Tung flowers are in full bloom in Taiwan's western county of Yunlin. For many nature appreciators, spri...

10 surprising facts about Taiwan: Telegraph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Telegraph last Wednesday (March 28) released a list of 10 surprising facts about the Taiwan many in the West may not be aware of.  In its list titled "Top 10 |...

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&nbs...

AP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms reach full bloom in Tokyo

Japan's famous cherry blossoms have reached full bloom in Tokyo as spring-like weather descends on the nation's capital. Crowds flocked Monday to popular spots in much of Japan to en...

13 holiday hikers rescued from snowy Tokyo mountain

TOKYO (AP) — Thirteen holiday hikers, reportedly including Chinese citizens, have been rescued after getting trapped overnight on a snowy Tokyo mountain trail. They spent the night o...

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), especi...

Cherry blossoms, tulips and lilacs: Flower festival time

We're coming up on cherry blossom festivals, tulip time and lilac season. You can go to the Netherlands to see 7 million flowering bulbs at the Keukenhof gardens, but there are also ...