New video guide series will share Taiwan’s National Parks with the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is a hidden jewel of Asia, and no matter when you visit, it is always worth the cost, says David Code, internationally recognized travel writer. Taiwan may not be lar...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, February 16-24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As always there are tons of interesting events happening all around Taipei this month. For those looking to experience what the city has to offer, here are some suggested ...

Tourists flock to Taiwan’s CKS Memorial Hall as cherry trees blossom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Groups of travelers continue to gather in the grounds of Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall to witness the bloom of Taipei’s cherry blossoms as the Lunar New Year holiday...

Don McCullin photo show looks at 6 decades covering conflict

LONDON (AP) — Don McCullin's most famous photographs scorch with the physical and emotional brutality of conflict: a shell-shocked American soldier in Vietnam, a starving woman and child in Nigeria's ...

Forestry Bureau: Fairyland-like Basianshan is a nice place to visit during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Blooming Taiwan cherry trees, rich wildlife, unique natural landscapes, and a variety of other flowers have turned the Basianshan (Eight Deities Mountain) National Forest ...

Berlin police seize 3 Hitler paintings as possible fakes

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say three watercolor landscapes allegedly painted by a young Adolf Hitler are being examined by experts to determine if they are fakes. Police spokesman M...

Taiwan’s Tainan releases a video promoting winter tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –What’s the color of Tainan City in your mind’s eye? When many areas in Taiwan are overcast most of the time in winter, Tainan’s Bureau of Tourism recently...

Walk through Taiwan’s most beautiful and preserved beaches via Alangyi Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Alangyi Trail (阿塱壹古道) crosses Taiwan’s most unspoiled coastline that stretches from Taitung County’s Daren Township (達仁鄉) to Pingtung County’s Mudan ...

Plum blossoms on Tainan’s Meiling expected to be in their prime for 2nd half of January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The numerous plum trees in Tainan City’s Meiling Scenic Area (梅嶺風景區) near Tsengwen Reservoir are expected to be in full bloom during the second half of January, Touri...

Taiwan's Taoyuan provides real-time video streaming of 3 tourist hotspots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Are you planning a trip to Taoyuan’s Shihmen Reservoir, Daxi, or Lala Mountain and wondering what the weather and landscapes at these locations are like at the prese...

Local passion for heritage helps preserve iconic tidal traps in Penghu, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Around 50 kilometers off the west coast of Taiwan proper in Penghu County, a heritage renaissance led by residents in tandem with central and local governments is underway. Re...

Exhibition of historical photographs kicks off in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- An exhibition of rare historical photographs kicked off Dec. 25 in New Taipei City, offering insights into the nation’s economic, cultural and social development since t...

Kaohsiung releases video promoting tourism in Liouguei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Tourism Bureau on Dec. 22 released a promotional video that was filmed to present the charms of the city’s mountainous district of Liouguei (六龜), featuring...

Granddaughter works to save Barry Goldwater photo collection

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In Alison Goldwater Ross' earliest memories of her grandfather Barry Goldwater, there's always a 35mm camera hanging from his neck. The senator photographed ...

Sun-Link-Sea Resort in central Taiwan introduces electric shuttle bus service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Sun-Link-Sea Forest and Nature Resort (杉林溪森林生態渡假園區) in Nantou County, central Taiwan, will introduce electric shuttle bus service to the resort, beginning Dec. 25 to eliminate ...