Futai Mansion photo exhibition

Futai Mansion Photo Exhibition

The latest exhibition at Futai Street Mansion showcases photos from Taiwanese photographer Li Huo-zeng taken in the 1940s. During this time, Taiwan was a Japanese colony, and there are some fascinating photos from the time on display…

Yun Hsien Resort in Wulai

Wulai Yun Hsien Resort – The Resort that Time Forgot

Wulai is an extremely popular tourist destination in Xindian to the south of Taipei City, famed for the beautiful mountain scenery, rivers, rock pools, waterfalls, great hiking and perhaps most famously of all, hot springs. In…

Essential apps for life in Taiwan

Twelve Essential iOS Apps for Life in Taiwan

Having a smartphone can make life in a new country a lot easier. From finding your way around to getting your message across, we’ve picked out some of the best iOS apps for Taiwan expats. Taiwanease…

100 Taiwanese dollars


Cash is still king in Taiwan, though credit cards are accepted in ever more places The currency in Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). Most establishments do not accept US dollars or other currencies,…

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MTC Dragon Boat Team

Dragon Boat Racing with The Mandarin Training Center

Dragon boat races have been held in Chinese communities around the world for more than 2,000 years during the Dragon Boat Festival, which is on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month; this year’s…