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Tourism industry recommends water activities at Penghu as firework festival draws near

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the 2021 Penghu International Fireworks Festival is set to open on April 22, online travel agency Klook is recommending five water activities to those who visit Penghu,...

Taiwan's Penghu sees 90% increase in visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's offshore archipelago of Penghu said Tuesday (Sept. 1) that nearly 300,000 local travelers have visited the islands in August, a 90 percent increase over the s...

Wet, cool weather forecast for northern Taiwan

Cool weather with intermittent showers can be expected in parts of northern and northeastern Taiwan throughout Sunday (April 5), as the nation continues to be under the influence of northeasterly wind...

Temperatures in Taiwan to rise Friday as northeasterly winds weaken

Temperatures in Taiwan are expected to rise by about 3 degrees Celsius on Friday, as a northeasterly wind system weakens, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). Daytime temperatures in nort...

Last hurrah for Homestead: track hosts final title races

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — In many ways, Homestead-Miami Speedway was the ideal spot for NASCAR’s “championship weekend.” Great weather, especially for November. A famous beach and trend...

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...

Yilan international children’s folk festival kick offs in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today ) -- The Yilan International Children’s Folklore and Folkgame Festival is set to commence July 6 at Dongshan River Water Park in northeastern Taiwan, offering visitors an ec...

Penbay International Circuit ends operations in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Penbay International Circuit (大鵬灣國際賽車場), Taiwan's first FIA Grade Two track, will close its doors by the middle of this month. The 3.527-km long track, located in Do...

Free recreational water activities in Taiwan’s Dapeng Bay from April 13

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dapeng Bay (大鵬灣) in southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County will host a series of free recreational water activities in April. Those who missed the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festi...

B2C Taiwan Outdoor Show exhibitors offer special prices to visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The B2C 2018 Taiwan Outdoor Show, which runs from Oct. 18 to Oct. 21 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall, is showcasing equipment, accessories and clothing for camping, mounta...

‘Mountain and Forest Activities’ video wins silver award from renown Travel Weekly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A promotional video named “Mountain and Forest Activities” produced by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau was honored with the “Asia Overall Destinations – ...

Jibei Island of Taiwan’s Penghu unleashes a pack of activities in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A slew of activities revolving around the themes of beach and sport will take place in August on the island of Jibei (吉貝) in Taiwan’s offshore county of Penghu. ...

Man drowns in Sun Moon Lake

Taipei, July 22 (CNA) The body of a man was recovered from Sun Moon Lake on Sunday, one day after a 37-year-old visitor to the scenic area was reported missing. The body was found on the bed of the...

Is Taiwan’s beach water quality safe for swimming?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—With summer temperatures easily rising above 30 degrees Celsius in Taiwan, beaches around the country are popular places for people looking to beat the heat. But, is the wat...

Taiwan’s Wulaokeng Scenic Area will reopen in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Wulaokeng Scenic Area in Yilan will reopen in early July just in time for summer activities. Wulaokeng Scenic Area has always been known for its clean camping grounds and...