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The light show at the North Gate Square (Courtesy of Taipei Lantern Festival)

‘Together We Glow’ — Taipei Lantern Festival kicks off on Feb. 8

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The annual Lantern Festival (元宵節), also known as “Little New Year,” unfolds on the 15th day of the first month...

Over 100,000 people flock to worship Matsu at Chiayi temple

TAIPEI (CNA) – A religious procession held annually to celebrate the birthday of the sea goddess Matsu attracted more than 100,000 worshipers when it...
▲Every year in anticipation of the Lunar New Year, crowds flow into New Year markets in Taipei to shop and prepare for the holiday. (Photo / Liu Jiawen)

Last call for Chinese New Year shopping in Taipei area

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — As the Lunar New Year holidays are essentially a time of thankfulness — of festive family reunions and get-togethers with...
The first rays of sunlight to appear in Taiwan in 2020 will be seen on Orchid Island off the main island's southeast coast, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Saturday. (Shutterstock)

New Year’s first rays of sunlight forecast on Orchid Island

TAIPEI (CNA) — The first rays of sunlight to appear in Taiwan in 2020 will be seen on Orchid Island off the main island's...

A romantic journey across Chiayi County

TAIPEI (The China Post) -- The High-Heel Wedding Church in Budai Township, Chiayi County recently launched its new AR experience hall, nicknamed “Cinderella.” The...

Japan to levy 1,000 yen tourist tax starting Jan. 7

TAIPEI (CNA) – Japan will impose a 1,000 yen (US$8.9) international tourist tax on overseas visitors when they leave Japan, starting on Jan. 7,...
Nightwalk : Taipei #1 (Courtesy of Behance/Przemek Krawczykowski)

Polish photographer captures best night views of Taipei

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Przemek Krawczykowski, a photographer from Poland, has traveled to countries across Asia and Europe, including Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Itay...
Jiufen and Pingxi are the no.1 travel destinations in Taiwan.(Shutterstock)

Big data uncovers top travel spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — According to KKday, an online travel agent, the top travel destination in Taiwan between January and August was the...

Foreign visitor arrivals to Taiwan drop more than 4%

Taipei, May 26 (CNA) The number of foreign visitors to Taiwan in the month of April was just over 883,000, a decline of 4.72...
Photo courtesy of Taiwan Tourism Bureau

Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature giant tree-themed main lantern

TAIPEI (CNA) — The centerpiece of the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung next month will be a huge tree-themed lantern inspired by folklore,...

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