Taiwan Oddities

Latest weird news from Taiwan

Foreigner asks for help to translate news clipping about father who lived in 80s’...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Social media can bring people closer and even help those who try to reconnect the dots in the lives...

Taiwan ‘cat lady’ takes feline passion to next level

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A “Cat’s Pink House” specifically designed for a feline lover in Miaoli, Taiwan, has attracted the attention of foreigners online,...

Would Uncle Roger approve Taiwanese egg fried rice?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Terry, a Taiwanese YouTuber, recently demonstrated how he makes his own version of Taiwan famous egg fried rice. The entertaining video has...

What to wear to wedding in Taiwan sparks online discussions

TAIPEI (The China Post) — What to wear to a wedding is always frustrating as different countries and cultures have different rules and taboos. A foreigner...

Motorist freaks out at dangling white arm on side of Taiwan bus

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A motorist recently witnessed a creepy white arm dangling out of the side of a bus in Taiwan, seemingly trying...

Taiwan ‘Bubba dog’ becomes Internet sensation

TAIPEI (The China Post) — When foreigners think of Taiwan, the first things that come to mind are usually Taiwan delicacies and bubble milk...

Hilarious photos of Taiwan ‘Michelin Man’ go viral

TAIPEI (The China Post) — To many, "comfort" is often placed above "fashion" when it comes to personal wardrobe choices. A Taiwanese man, however, was recently...

Larger than life alpaca leaves Taiwan night market in Tesla

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Alpacas and Teslas are rare sights in Taipei, but a social media user recently posted photos of an alpaca...

Social media users argue about must-eat soups in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan, which is known as a “Food Paradise," offers a  wide variety of delicious street foods that attract tourists...

Images of boy ‘skillful way of serving hill-shaped rice’ go viral

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Many restaurants provide rice, sauces or drinks for self-service in Taiwan. However, a series of photos posted to Facebook,...