National Cherry Blossom Parade

The National Cherry Blossom Parade and Sakura Matsuri Bring a Vibrant Celebration of Spring...

Washington, D.C. - The capital city of the United States is renowned for its iconic cherry blossoms, which bloom each spring, transforming the landscape into a delicate pink wonderland. The city came alive with...
Taiwan Belize food truck

Belize food truck set to tour Taiwan to promote its culture, food

Taipei, April 2 (CNA) A food truck featuring free delicacies from Belize began a nationwide tour in Taipei on Tuesday to promote its culture and strengthen bonds with people in Taiwan. Speaking at the launch...
Lantern Festival in Taiwan

Lantern Festival celebrations light the night across Taiwan

Taipei, Feb. 25 (CNA) The annual Lantern Festival, which fell on Feb. 24 according to the 2024 Lunar Calendar, lit up the skies across Taiwan Saturday night through unique celebrations across the island's myriad...
Pokémon Go

First Pokémon Go routes available in Tainan from Jan. 20

Taiwan's first official Pokémon Go routes will go online in Tainan on Saturday, January 20 the city's mayor Huang Wei-che (黃偉哲) announced January 19. At a news conference, Huang said the routes have been officially...
Taiwan and Vietnam

Taiwan, Vietnam eyeing 2 million mutual visits

Taiwan and Vietnam reached consensus on several issues at a conference on tourism cooperation held in Vietnam on Monday and are hoping for total visitor arrivals from each other's market to reach 2 million...
Japanese chains

Japan Popular Fast Food Restaurant Chains

There were three Japanese chains I wanted to try on this visit. All three of these chains now have a presence in the United States. CoCo Ichibanya 株式会社壱番屋 Specializes in curry rice dishes CoCo Ichibanya is a...
sand sculpture showcased at Miaoli festival

Installation art and sand sculpture showcased at Miaoli festival

Thirty installation art works by different artists are being displayed at the ongoing Miaoli Coastal Land Art Festival with an on-site sand sculpture creation also featured, the Culture and Tourism Bureau of Miaoli County...
Gion Matsuri

Gion Festival in Kyoto

In summer, a variety of festivals are held across Japan, but the month-long festival of "Gion Matsuri" in July, Kyoto, is one of the oldest and most renowned. The “Gion Matsuri” is counted amongst...
Railway Bento

Taiwan Railway Bento Festival debuts the “A5 Wagyu Bento”

Box meals, including one in a ceramic container modeled after the Taiwan Railways Administration’s EMU3000 train, were on display last week at Taipei Main Station to promote the four-day annual Formosa Railroad Bento Festival...
Densities in Taiwan

Densities in Taiwan!

Do you know what “densities” there are for which Taiwan is among the world leaders? Density of drinks shops: As of November 2022, Taiwan had over 28,000 drinks shops, with a hand-shaken drinks shop seemingly every...
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