Feb. 28, Taiwanese Tian An Men massacre

Feb. 28 is the memorial day in Taiwan now with musical event to console those dead people, they could be women, teenagers, elites or little babies. Since 1947, the Chinese KMT party has landed on the island and started their brutal ruling to this tiny place without sincerely admitting their crimes. Even until now, the…

International Mother Language Day

Feb.21 is the Mother Language Day celebrated first by UNESCO long ago, but not many people here are aware of. Taiwan is a vibrant and young democratic country now with long history of occupation by different foreign powers. The transitional justice has been a topic for us but never completed even by the Taiwanese president….

Things to do during Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is the time for some of the Asian countries to celebrate holiday seasons. This year, we have seven-day vacation for people to reunite with their families and prepare the gifts to their loved ones. People who work in different cities can finally return to their hometown and meet with their relatives to…

The best 3 things in Taipei city

When it comes to international city, the first image that comes across my mind would be New York, London or Tokyo. Each year, the airports, sightseeing spots are full of travelers from around the globe due to its rich history, cultures and delicious foods. Taipei city is the capital of Taiwan, and also the center…

Shopping districts in Taichung city

For those first time visitors in Taichung, who would like to buy some things as souvenirs without knowing where to go, this post is right for you. The mall is a great place for one-stop shopping with restaurants, cinemas, or food courts for people to take break. Outside the mall, there are many shops that…

The importance of Taoyuan city

For those who visit Taiwan from other countries, Taoyuan is probably the first city they arrive. Even though Taipei is the capital here, and people recognize it as the most important and influential place, it is hard to deny the existence of Taoyuan city. In the meanwhile, the international airport is located in Taoyuan city,…

Historic relics & Exotic gatherings in Taichung city

If you are a Buddhist, you may want to visit the Paochueh Temple which was built in 1926 with a giant Buddha statue, attracting lots of tourists from local to overseas. There are two main buildings in this temple, one is Buddha style with spacious place for people to pray and leave with a peaceful…

Places to visit during freezing days

Though January is the coolest month in Taiwan for most of years, with average temperatures from 13 degrees to 16 degrees, we do not provide heater at each public building such as school or business center. It was hardly to snow and that is the reason why people want to visit the mountain when the…

How we celebrate the 2021

For the past few years, people celebrated the New Year just like most countries in this world, we gathered at public places with singers to help us count down to zero with the timer. This year, many city mayors decided to cancel the lively concerts due to Covid-19; instead, citizens can watch the show on…

Taiwanese Weddings

Traditional weddings here start from the engagement ceremony, couples treat families and friends to announce their relationship into legal status. In the past century, the matchmaker would be invited by the rich family, introducing them the best candidate that met their criteria. If the matchmaker successfully matched the marriage, she could have red envelope with…