Dragon Boat Festival, Zongzi Festival

Dragon Boat Festival, Zongzi Festival Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan is nearly Zongzi Festival, cuz big things in the Festival aren't just Dragon Boat Tournaments, Zongzis are part of the big things, too!  J...

Tung Blossoms, Hakka Cultural Flowers

It's the season of the year again, Tung Blossoms as part of Hakka cultural exhibit in Miaoli. Taiwanese culture is in fact composed with a few sectors and ethnicities, like the natives that have lived on the l...

Pingxi Lantern Festival 2014

Click on the Play Sign above to Play the Video We will try to bring you as many Lunar New Year festivities to you as possible. One of these was in Pingxi in the outskirts of New Taipei City. As much as the e...

Taiwanese Lunar New Year Festivity, Kaohsiung

Lantern Festival follows the day of the Lunar New Year.  It's still the time for family and friends to hang out before the closing of the Festivity. Depending on the locality, the city of Kaohsiung is lighte...

The Lunar New Year, Taiwan

Lunar New Year in Taiwan is always the biggest time of the year for family and friends to get together. Kids love it the best because they get Red Envelops that the parents generation and older would prepare fo...

Meeting Taiwan’s new-age Buddhists

Sorting through a large pile of used clothes and household items, Hsiao Hsiu-chu is the picture of a new-age Buddhist. The 63-year-old retiree used to practice her religion by praying at temples, but now she...

Taiwan’s Handmade Noodles going extinct?

Traditions seem to be dying hard when technology becomes more readily available. This is happening in the noodle industry as hand made noodles are giving way to machine made. It seems the long tradition of maki...

New Years in Taiwan… Taipei 101

Taipei 101 has done a great job in providing the world a symbol that comes when celebrating the new years in Taiwan. This year will showcase an expanded fireworks show which would entertain many and will be str...