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...

Maori dance troupe arrives in Taiwan for upcoming Taichung Flora Expo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport were wowed by a traditional Maori dance brought by a New Zealand troupe on Oct. 29 in a warm-up event for the upcomin...

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...

A glimpse of the cherry blossoms on Taipei's Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the opening day of the Yangmingshan Flower Festival Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) expressed his hope, that this year’s festival can attract at least the 1.3 million tou...

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...

Photo of the Day: Cherry blossoms at Wuji Tianyuan Temple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Fuji cherry blossoms are in full bloom at the Wuji Tianyuan Temple in New Taipei City's Tamsui District as can be see from photos posted on the Facebook group Tamsui Tiany...

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...