Three new 2 star restaurants in the MICHELIN Guide Taipei 2019

The MICHELIN Guide Taipei 2019 is launched today and in this second edition of the Taipei Guide, three new 2 star restaurants and four new 1 star restaurants are added to the selection. A completel...

Michelin Guide Taipei 2019 announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Michelin Guide Taipei 2019 was officially announced today and in the second edition of the Taipei Guide, 127 restaurants have been selected, including 24 which have been aw...

Taiwan gets a whole lotta love from solo travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is getting "lots of love" for being the "country with the nicest people" for solo travelers on Reddit, the social discussion website and app. One ...

Michelin Bib Gourmand unveils 15 new ‘street food’ establishments in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Michelin on Wednesday unveiled 24 Bib Gourmand “street food” establishments in night markets – 15 of which are appearing in the Guide for the first time ...

Check out these old-school Taiwan snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a second heaven for foodies, with its bustling night markets, street vendors and hole-in-the-wall eateries serving up deliciously affordable snacks. First-tim...

Taiwan legislative by-elections produce mixed results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held on to two legislative seats while the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) kept one but lost another in legislative by-elections S...

Stalls at Taipei Shilin Night Market fined for malpractice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following investigations by Taipei City Police Department over the past month, a significant number of stalls in Shilin Night Market (台北士林夜市) have been issued fines for fa...

Photo of the Day: Hot 'dogs?' in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hot dog stand in New Taipei City has caught the eye of many Western netizens for including the photo of a canine in a country once known for eating dog meat. On Sunday eve...

Investigation begun after foreigner charged NT$400 for bag of fruit at Taipei night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government has launched an investigation after a foreigner was allegedly overcharged for fruit in the city's famous Shilin Night Market. After a well-kno...

Night markets in southern Taiwan to roll out bilingual menus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a successful pilot program, the Tainan City Government will roll out bilingual menus throughout eight night markets to promote tourism, reported CNA. The menus wi...

Taiwan’s Top 5 Night Market delicacies

Most countries have a dining experience that is unique and quintessential to their culture. In the USA, it is traditional American diner, in the UK, a pub, and in Taiwan it is, without a doubt, the ni...

Korean student praised for a short cinematic video presenting the beauty of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Korean student and travel vlogger was praised by Taiwanese netizens for his short cinematic video depicting the beauty of Taiwan through his personal perspectives. O...

Night markets are Taiwan's top tourist destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Night markets have become Taiwan’s top tourist attraction due to the changing nature of visitors to Taiwan, according to the Tourism Bureau's Planning Division c...

BBC Travel Show introduces Taiwan, but fails to mention food

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When the popular BBC TV program The Travel Show introduced Taiwan to its viewers, it failed to mention the island’s food, the Liberty Times noted Thursday. The sh...

5 ways Taiwan can increase international tourism without building theme parks and casinos

Earlier this week, it was reported that an advisor to the Taiwan travel agency association has suggested that Taiwan needs to open more theme parks and casinos to attract more international tourists t...