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. Continue Reading →

Photo Moment: Queen’s Head Rock in Yehliu Geopark

Yehliu Geopark is home to Queen’s Head Rock in Wanli, Yehliu, Northern Taiwan. The park is operated by the North Coast and Guanyinshan National Scenic Area. Continue Reading →

Wanderfood: Custard Apple Season in Taiwan

Winter in Taiwan to me means that flower seasons start anew, and winter produce becomes available in abundance. The custard apple is one such product, and while it may not be considered to be a beautiful fruit with its knobby green bumps and giant black seeds, it can certainly be called one of the most delicious! Continue Reading →

The Best Restaurants in Taipei – Our Favorites!

I’ve often said that eating is a national past time in Taiwan. There is no shortage of Taipei restaurants to choose from, and you can find everything from simple Taiwanese dishes to five-star international cuisine all over the city. Eating out in Taipei is a lot of fun, and while it’s rare occurrence for me to stumble across a restaurant that I don’t like, it can still be tough to find restaurants that will blow your mind with their creativity and delicious offerings. These are the best restaurants in Taipei, in our opinion! Continue Reading →