Songshan Culture & Creative Park is one of Taipei's largest creative arts spaces. his location has transformed through history since 1937 as the “Taiwan Sōtokufu Tobacco Monopoly Bureau” during the Japanese colonial time, and after restoration, it was taken over by the Taiwan Monopoly Bureau and renamed the “Taiwanese Provincial Tobacco and Alcohol Monopoly Bureau Songshan Plant”. Its architectural style belongs to the genre of “Japanese Early Modernism”, with emphasis placed on horizontal lines, simple classic shapes, and refined workmanship. The buildings were considered to be an exceptional model for industrial plants in that era.  Set in a former tobacco…

Situated across National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Zhongxin Market is a small block encircled by Wuquan 1st Street, Wuquan W. 2nd Street and Wuquan W. 3rd street. Zhongxin Market used to be a busy traditional market. However, it gradually quieted as economy growth declined in Taiwan over the years.  There are only a few outlets left in this once-busy market – meat and vegetable operators are around from 4am to 10am; food stalls in the periphery open for breakfast and lunch. Some older people still live in the tiny shop units; , a bookstore and a cafe have moved…

The Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts was originally a Neiweipi wetland filled with irrigation ponds (Pitang in Chinese). After southern Taiwan's first public fine art museum was founded in 1994, it became southern Taiwan's most important modern art and culture hub. The “Kids' Art Museum”, which emphasized child art education and active learning, was opened in 2005. It provides children with a place for more discovery, exploration and in which to experience art, while simultaneously developing their artistic potential through interactive games. A public art park was planned outside, with 40 pieces of all kinds of sculpture and installation art…

LUCfest is a showcase festival combines music forum that foothold in Taiwan, and aims to connect with Asia to further the global music industry. LUCfest has become a new option for people to take holidays and travels in Tainan, enjoying the music and the atmosphere of the ancient city, Tainan. From 11/30/2018(Fri) to 12/2/2018 (Sun), LUCfest will present a 3 days’ event in Tainan, more than 10 showcase performances will be hold at 6 different stages around the city. It is expected to have over 40 performing artists to participate the showcase, along with internationally renowned music artists, record companies, labels,…

Tamsui(淡水) is a town full of history. Opened in 1858, Tamsui was the port which was first developed in northern Taiwan. Tamsui used to be called Huwei. It is a derivation from the ancient tongue "Hoba." It means the river outlet. Surrounded by mountains and rivers, the scenery in Tamsui is beautiful. It's said that when travel in a city or a town, you must understand the history first. There is a list that show you the museums in Tamsui. Hope you can understand Tamsui well then enjoy the leisure atmosphere in Tamsui.  Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeology(十三行博物館) To save northern Taiwan's artifacts…

Sometimes, travel as a hipster is kind of a different experience. You can well understand about the story and history of one place without wasting extra energy but just strolling alone the street and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the place you stay. I like to call this kind of tour as a "quiet and releasing tour". There's no other extra noise of cars or motorcycles but only some sounds from vendors or other visitors. This kind of tour always make me ease. There are some places should be on your list if you want to try on an one-day…

Tainan is a city with tasty local food and is full of attractive Taiwanese culture. You can deeply feel the passion of Taiwanese hospitality in this southern city in Taiwan. There are lots of amazing places where is worthy to travel. I've made a list of the must-go places in Tainan for hipsters and for people who like to take photos. These places are well-know instaworthy. SNAIL LANE   在 Instagram 查看這則貼文   Meng Hua(@5520_)分享的貼文 於 PDT 2018 年 5月 月 4 日 上午 2:44 張貼 A quiet and small place which was once the home of Taiwanese famous Literary writer…

Taichung is exactly a wonderful city attracts people visit. Whether beautiful spots or amazing delicacies, visitors as well as Taiwanese people take Taichung as their weekends-travel destination. It's now quite convenient to travel to Taichung. Besides trains and buses, you can also go there by high speed rail. There are 5 instaworthy spots I want to let you know. Hope you enjoy your trip! RAINBOW VILLAGE(Rainbow Military Community) You might have once seen a rainbow on the sky, but you might never go to a village with lots of rainbow. The rainbow in this village means colorful. Rainbow village was…

In recent years, picnic has become common in Taiwan. People likes to go picnicking in a place with wonderful views and their lovely friends or families. It's a good chance to communicate and chat with their friends and families. That's why people like this experience. Imaging that you and your family go to an amazing park with vast grassland for picnicking. Sitting together and chatting with each other. Enjoy the soft and comfortable atmosphere and get rid of all the annoyance. Sounds really great right? We have found out 9 best places for picnic in Taiwan! Let's have a look!…

When the Nationalist army decamped to Taiwan in 1949, one million soldiers (and in time their families) had to be rehoused. Thus arose military dependants villages, which were once scattered across Taiwan. Village 44, in the shadow of Taipei 101, was Taipei's first. There isn't a lot to see here: a few old buildings and sometimes a photographic display in the main hall, but it is a pleasant parklike setting where you can sit and contemplate the tides of history. Inside the village is an excellent cafe/art centre called Good Cho's. For decades these military dependants villages formed their own highly…