Ride Dajia's seaside bikeway in C. Taiwan to enjoy coastal views

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dajia section of Taichung City's coastal bikeway system is the perfect place on a summer weekend or holiday to enjoy the sea breeze and coastal views. The coast...

C. Taiwan sand sculpture festival spotlights worldwide landmarks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Daan Sand Sculpture and Music Festival (大安沙雕音樂季) is taking place between June 27 and July 12 at Da-an Beach in Taichung. With the theme of “travel arou...

Undetected virus carriers possible in Taiwan, no need to panic: Health minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said Monday (June 29) it is likely that there are undetected coronavirus carri...

Photo of the Day: Sand sculpture honoring Taiwan's CECC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This sand sculpture depicting the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head and his team first appeared at Fulong Beach in mid-May. In preparation for the 13th annual...

Coastal campsite in central Taiwan expected to open in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As camping has become trendy in recent years, a newly completed coastal campsite located on Taichung’s Daan coastal area is expected to become operational in Novembe...

Swedish YouTuber shoots video of Taiwan's Fulong Sand Sculpture Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Swedish YouTuber has created a video introducing the 2019 Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival in New Taipei, including tips on how to get there by train. Swed...

Free pools at central Taiwan’s Daan tourist center are now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Free outdoor pools at central Taiwan’s Daan Coastal Tourist Information Center (大安濱海旅客服務中心) are open from Saturday, June 22 to Sunday, September 1, Taichung’s Touri...

Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival to kick off in New Taipei

The Fulong International Sand Sculpting Art Festival is set to kick off April 19 in New Taipei City, drawing visitors from home and abroad to the golden beach on Taiwan’s northern coast. Org...

Nantou County Government offers treasure hunt activity to visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to further promote the region’s rich cultural assets, Nantou County Government has devised a special treasure hunt activity for tourists. Visitors ca...

Rome shows Christmas crib made of sand

St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in Rome is decorated with Christmas decorations: a Christmas crib is erected next to the 23-metre-high Christmas tree. From afar it looks like stone, but if you l...

Sand sculpture display in a community with 3D wall murals in SW Taiwan attracts visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The sand sculpture exhibition of the annual Salt & Sand Sculpture Art Festival held in Taiwan’s southwest coast was moved from the traditional site, a beach, into ...

Light sculpture lights up 2018 Salt & Sand Sculpture Art Festival in southwest coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the summer vacation has begun, Southwest Coast National Scenic Area Administration (SCNSAA) is warming up the 2018 Salt & Sand Sculpture Art Festival, a large-scale a...

17-day Daan sand sculpture & music festival in central Taiwan kicks off on June 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—This year’s Daan sand sculpture & music festival in Taichung City will take place in Daan Costal Park from June 2 through June 18, featuring display of sand sculpt...

Taiwan's international sand sculpture festival kicks off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Belgian sand sculptor, Irina Sokolova, won the gold prize for her work, "Inspiration," at the Fulong International Sand Sculpture Arts Festival April 21. The ...

Fulong sand sculpture festival coming to New Taipei April 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 11th edition of the annual Fulong International Sand Sculpture Arts Festival is coming to New Taipei on April 21. For the first time in the history of the festival, ups...