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Slideshow: Getaways from Taipei

Slideshow: Getaways from Taipei April 16, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More

Taipei on a Budget: Tips for Traveling Cheap

Taipei on a Budget: Tips for Traveling Cheap March 23, 2012 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
While Taipei may not be as pricey as other Asian cities like Tokyo or Hong Kong, it certainly isn’t always the most budget-friendly destination either. Luckily, travelers willing to do a little planning ahead of time can enjoy plenty of Taipei’s offerings without breaking the bank. Accommodation...

Taiwan’s Dragon Boat Festival

Taiwan’s Dragon Boat Festival February 22, 2012 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
The annual Dragon Boat Festival, one of the three major festivals in Taiwan along with Chinese New Year and Moon Festival, occurs each year on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month (usually during May or June). Visiting Taipei during the Dragon Boat Festival gives visitors a chance to experience firsthand...

Romantic Getaways in Taiwan – Save and Splurge

Romantic Getaways in Taiwan – Save and Splurge July 26, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
These hot and humid summer months are perfect for a weekend getaway with that special person in your life. As luxury travel finds a firm footing in Taiwan, there are plenty of opportunities for an extravagant escape. But, if you need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city but don’t want...

Best Spas in Northern Taiwan

Best Spas in Northern Taiwan July 20, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
As with much of Asia, Taiwan is known for it’s natural hot springs, and in recent years, luxury spa resorts have been popping up throughout the country catering to travelers looking for that perfect escape. Plan a stay at one of these five luxury spas to soak up the relaxation and some of the best...

The Cross Strait Conflict 101

The Cross Strait Conflict 101 May 10, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Spend any time in Taiwan (or just turn on the news back home) and you’ll likely hear of some new conflict between Taiwan and mainland China. This week’s conflict was over a World Health Organization memo that referred to Taiwan as a “Province of China,” and such language outraged...

Get Out There: 5 Daytrips from Taipei

Get Out There: 5 Daytrips from Taipei May 5, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Sure, there’s plenty to do in a city as big and as busy as Taipei, but sometimes it’s nice to simply get away from it all. Whether you enjoy the quaint atmosphere of a sleepy village, the solitude of your own stretch of beach, or the adrenaline of a mountain hike, the areas surrounding the...
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