Once a year, the quiet little valley of Pingxi (平溪) is abuzz with festive spirit as glowing orbs light up the night sky. While Lantern Festivals elsewhere in Taiwan often meant spectacular exhibits of modern pyrotechnics and live concerts, the most popular light event to welcome the Lunar New Year is still based on the humble floating lantern known as… 593 more words
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” A passenger plane with 58 people on board plunged into a river after clipping a road bridge outside Taiwan’s capital, with 27 people rescued so far, leaving others unaccounted for.
Walk along Sanxia Old Street and you will encounter heaps of store selling what’s supposed to be Sanxia specialities, Bull Horn Croissant 金牛角. I’ve had so many French Croissant in my life that I didn’t feel like having anymore croissant, but since this is Taiwan, I better try one! 160 more words
While we’re in the midst of winter in Taiwan, it’s never too early to think about summer. While most people head to the beach for some R&R, you can also enjoy an art show right by the ocean. 472 more words