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Lanterns light up Taiwan

Lanterns light up Taiwan

Contributor Mark Stachiew visits Taiwan during the island's annual Lantern Festivals and discovers the events lights up all those involved.
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Taiwan leaves Asian neighbours green with envy

Taiwan leaves Asian neighbours green with envy

TAIPEI — A wall of iPhone photographers crowd around a glass case in the National Palace Museum snapping pictures of one of Taiwan’s greatest treasures — a cabbage.
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Taiwan is the 'Wheel' Deal for Cyclists

Taiwan is the 'Wheel' Deal for Cyclists

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - We had only five kilometres left to cycle that day, but it was hot, our muscles were complaining and the long road ahead of us sloped upwards, reminding us that we’d have to work that much harder to get to our final destination.
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Taiwan Artist Paves Way for Others

Taiwan Artist Paves Way for Others

JIOUFEN, TAIWAN – A famous painter lives in this old mining town that clings to a mountainside. He took a different road to artistic fame. Hsi-hsun Chiu is not just famous for what he paints but what he paints with — hot asphalt.
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It's 'Bombs Away' on Taiwan Island

It's 'Bombs Away' on Taiwan Island

KINMAN ISLAND, TAIWAN - For more than 60 years, it rained bombs on this tiny island.
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Ancient Culture in a Modern Land

Ancient Culture in a Modern Land

WULAI, TAIWAN — Two unsuspecting tourists are coaxed on stage by some lovely local dancers and allow themselves to become part of the show at the Aboriginal Heritage Centre.
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A Quick Cab Ride Reveals Taiwan's Beauty

A Quick Cab Ride Reveals Taiwan's Beauty

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - All we ever seem to hear about this “treasured island” caught between two countries and two cultures is political strife.
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Tamsui Still Honours Canadian Hero

Tamsui Still Honours Canadian Hero

TAMSUI, TAIWAN - The concierge at Taipei’s Sherwood Hotel questions my decision to make an early morning trek to this riverside town located at Taiwan’s northern tip.
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