Spirited Away Ikebana Arrangement

My Favorite Ikebana Arrangements in 2018 – January through June

I started studying ikebana because I have always dreamed of working with flowers. These are my favorite ikebana arrangements in 2018 from January to June.

Formosa Moon by Joshua Samuel Brown and Stephanie Huffman

Book Review: Formosa Moon by Joshua Samuel Brown and Stephanie Huffman

Formosa Moon is an enchanting wander through Taiwan, written as a love story between Taiwan expert and Lonely Planet author, Joshua Samuel Brown; and his partner Stephanie Huffman, a newcomer to Taiwan and to Asia.

Violin Concert

Freudschaft-Friendship – A Concert to Celebrate 33 Years of Friendship

Freudschaft-Friendship A Concert celebrating 33 Years of Friendship between New Taipei City and Starnberg, Germany with New Taipei City Mayor, Eric Chu.

Yangmingshan Cherry Blossom Festival

Yangmingshan Flower Festival 2017 – Cherry Blossom Season

If there’s one thing you should see when you are visiting Taiwan in February and March, it’s the Yangmingshan Flower Festival. There’s no need to go to Japan to see the cherry blossoms when you can view them from Taipei’s backyard.

Tom Rook Hao Haus

Photo Essay – Tom Rook’s Hao Haus Gallery Exhibit

Tom Rook is a British artist living in Taipei. ‘Dragonflies’ is a finalist for the International Artist Grand Price at Art Revolution Taipei. Tom creates mostly in pencil, pen, and ink. His drawings of cities in Taiwan and from his homeland are utterly unique.

Ghost Month in Taiwan

Ghost Month in Taiwan – The Hungry Ghosts of Isla Formosa

The Taiwanese are a naturally superstitious people, and this is particularly evident during Ghost Month in Taiwan, also know as the Hungry Ghost Festival.

Jiufen Taiwan

Get Spirited Away by the Village of Jiufen in Taiwan

Jiufen is one of the biggest tourist spots in Taiwan. You only need to visit once to see the magic in this place. Jiufen is a small mountain village located in the Ruifang District of New Taipei City.