Book Review: In 1624, a boy is born in Japan at the same time as the Dutch were creating a trade settlement in Taiwan. The boy will become Koxinga, Lord of Formosa.
Step back into time with me at Jwu Jiu Teahouse in Chiayi in Taiwan. This traditional Chinese teahouse is set over a koi pond with a stunning garden view.
Air pollution in Taiwan is a serious matter than many of us have complained about for years. It causes no end of health problems to everyone living here.
My first trip to the 7th Annual Kaohsiung Tattoo Convention, which was hosted this year by A-Tai from TOP-TATTOO Studio in Kaohsiung City, 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!
What would it be like to live like a monk? Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Memorial Monastery in Kaohsiung offers this unique experience at its Weekend Temple Retreat.
If you’re a temple lover in Taiwan, one of the best places to visit is Lotus Pond in Kaogshiung, Southern Taiwan. It’s also known as Lotus Lake.
A glutton’s complete guide to Taiwanese street food and eating out in Taiwan night markets. Eating out at a nightmarket is a national pastime in Taiwan.
Taiwanese deep-fried chicken is a popular night market snack. Taiwan has perfected the art of producing chicken dipped in batter with herbs and spices.
Photo by Carrie Kellenberger