If you are a historic buff as well as a hipster, you can't miss the museums when visiting Tainan. There are some museums in Tainan, and among them, the top choice museum is National Museum of Taiwanese Literature(國立台灣文學館). The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL), founded on October 17th,2003, is the first national museum dedicated to the literary arts. The museum building has a distinguished history tracing back to 1916,when it was built to house the Tainan Prefectural Government. Reflecting contemporary European architectural styling, it is one of several well-known works by architect Moriyama Matsunosuke on the island. The building was damaged…

This mysterious national relic in Fengshan was a Japanese naval radio station that later became an interrogation facility under the Republic of China, and then a disciplinary camp during the White Terror. The former Imperial Japanese Navy’s Fongshan Radio Station, located in the Fongshan District of Kaohsiung City, and built in 1919, was the first radio station that the Japanese Navy built in Taiwan. Despite its military nature, channels were dedicated to civilian communication as official and civilian communication between Taiwan and Japan disconnected all the channels. The radio stations at Fongshan and Sankuaicuo were consolidated into the Kaohsiung Communication…

As we talk about Tainan, it might be a city with historic atmosphere or a city riches in fishery. Old buildings and temples are everywhere in the city while oyster farms and salt mountains are omnipresent in some regions. The oldest extant salt field is located in Jingjijiao, Beimen in Tainan. It is called Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields(井仔腳瓦盤鹽田). If you have chance to visit Jingjijiao, you will see salts piling up like tiny snow mountains. The salt fields in Jingjijiao is the first salt field in Beimen, which already have a history of 200 years and can be seen as the oldest salt…

When Christmas comes, every places are busy preparing and decorating for the grand festival, so does Taiwan.There are different themes for Christmas in different city. If you go mad about pink, then you must have a trip to Pingtung Park! With the overall theme of pink, every Christmas decoration in Pingtung park is pink! The government turns the park into a pink Christmas wonderland. There are about 10 installation arts painted in pink. The most popular facility might be the pink and fantastic carousel. You need to buy the ticket before you can take the carousel. One ticket can be used to ride…

There is a settlement looks like the tribe that you've seen in the fairy tale story. Beautiful and colorful walls with inclined top, there are 42 tiny chalets standing in the mountain. Like an isolated wonderland, the tribe is called Toe'uana, Gassho-zukuri of Taiwan.   在 Instagram 查看這則貼文   Wade Lee(@wad3photography)分享的貼文 於 PDT 2018 年 10月 月 28 日 下午 11:07 張貼 Many years ago, the typhoon Morakot hit Taiwan, causing many heavy losses in Taiwan. Among them, the Tsou Laiji tribe in Alishan Township, Chiayi County experienced a terrible wrath, so 88 residents of Laiji tribe moved to the Alishan 152…

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…

This shrimp wanton restaurant is in the north of the city, out near the DaQiao Railway Station. It's called Shih Chiu Wontons(士久扁食). Specialising in a slightly different wanton, Shih Chiu look to keep it simple, whilst packing flavour. They also manage to provide a good selection of food they can quickly braise for you in their house stock, which goes well with their smoked chilli sauce. Even though it looks like a lot, there’s not a huge amount on the menu here at Shih Chiu. But, that’s not a bad thing. Of course we ordered a mix of the braised food to accompany…

GuaBao, know it? If the answer to that is anything but an emphatic “Yes”, then you’re going wrong somewhere. Imagine a light, fluffy steamed bun, filled with slow-cooked pork, topped with pickled mustard greens, peanut sugar, and a sprinkling of coriander. There is a GauBao shop I would like to introduce to you, 不刈樣刈包 Booking-Young. Now, Booking-Young go for a slightly different approach to their GuaBao. They realise that a lot of shops offer the same flavour, and whilst it is delicious, they want to offer up some more flavours for the more adventurous looking for a different angle. They have…

This may be a specialist chain soy milk shop, but they do much more than that.  Anything with 豆漿 in it, means soy milk. So, for the soy milk selection, we have: sesame (芝麻), adlay millet (薏仁), black bean soy milk (黑豆漿), almond (杏仁), and black tea (紅茶). But, it doesn’t stop there, this shop focuses on healthy drinks. So, we also have: roselle tea (洛神花茶), black wood ear longevity tea (養生黑木耳), or the beautifying white wood ear (冰釀銀耳露). Here they are in all their splendour! So, I tried each one, all for you guys – you’re welcome. Actually, they were…

Tainan can be seen as the first city in Taiwan. Locals will tell you that if you want to learn the history of Taiwan, then come to Tainan! Tainan has a long history and there's a word said "If you haven't been to Tainan, you haven't really visited Taiwan." Tainan offers historic sites and old buildings, various carnival-like religious festivals traditional local culture, and wonderful international exhibition and competitions. Ancient capital Tainan has distinctive cultural characteristics, offering a wide variety of options for eating, drinking, playing and entertainment. There are 7 unmissable festivals and events of Tainan. You won't be bored in…