Things to Do in Taiwan in February

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In February, the winter is coming to an end in Taiwan, but the weather can still be quite changeable. Expect (mostly) warm sunny days in the south, yet don’t get too frustrated when occasional rain in the north keeps you penned indoors. That being said, always bring an umbrella when traveling to the north. As Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival both tend to fall in February depending on the year, culture buffs will be thrilled at the chance to travel in Taiwan during the month of Februaryfestive celebrations everywhere!

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Taiwan’s Top 10 Museums

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Certainly if you are heading to Europe, the great museums of Paris, London or Berlin will be first on your to-do list. But if you are coming to Taiwan, museums might not be the first thing that comes to mind! Nevertheless, Taiwan has a healthy museum culture, with both unique and traditional curatorship and many interesting objects on display. Museums are a great choice any day, but perhaps they are even better kept up your sleeve for those typically Taiwanese sweltering days (or rainy ones!) as a pleasant escape from the elements. Here we have compiled a list of museums exhibiting riches as diverse as ancient Chinese artefacts, incense and even sugar. There is a museum to suit everyone in Taiwan.

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Taiwan’s Top 10 Temples

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Religion in Taiwan is rich in diversity and history and is a key part of the lives of many Taiwanese people. Indeed, some say that the Taiwanese don’t just follow the religion, but actually “live” it, their daily routines and special rites of passages shaped by the will of the gods. Although there are also many Christians in Taiwan, most Taiwanese practice Confucianism, Daoism or Buddhism- and many actually practice them all at the same time! Perhaps this is because Taiwanese temples tend to come in and out of popularity depending on their efficacy. That is, one temple might be the chosen destination for those wanting good exam results, while another might be ideal for those wanting children. Listed here are Taiwan’s top 10 most interesting temples, from those made of sea shells, to those in caves, to those shaped like phalluses. Here you will find something to suit any need, and every curiosity!

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[台灣] 適合全家的親子旅遊,全台特搜前三十 PART 1(中南部篇)

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適合全家的親子旅遊,全台特搜前三十 PART 1

以前我們那個年代,父母要帶小朋友出遊玩,不是去台中的亞哥花園看水舞表演、就是到九族文化村看民族舞蹈,雖然小時候也玩的很開心,但是這個年代要把小朋友從手機、平板的致命吸引力,拉到戶外的自然風景,實在很有困難。好在台灣的觀光環境不斷改善,周休二日與彈性放假,再加上鄰近的香港、新加坡等人口稠密的城市國家並沒有太多郊區可以跑,台灣的好山好水就成為他們帶小朋友出國玩的首選,進而讓需求推動了供給,越來越多的自然風景區與遊樂園更適合全家大小一同出遊了。本週roundTAIWANround依舊秉持著推廣台灣美麗風景的心,分成三集,這週先幫大家列出中南部適合溜小朋友的好去處。

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[台灣] 全台巷弄間富有特色的商店,讓逛街的樂趣超過香港與新加坡

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全台巷弄間富有特色的商店,讓逛街的樂趣超過香港與新加坡

當你的國家沒有像埃及那樣富有神祕色彩的金字塔,也沒有歐洲那些保留完整的中古小鎮,更沒有像魔戒場景那般壯闊的自然風景時,要發展觀光的其中一條捷徑就是宣傳自己國家的購物行程。有的是透過國際大品牌與豪邁的排場來吸引客人,也有用貶值的貨幣與零關稅的方式來打動消費者,但顯然這些都不是台灣適合的途徑。台灣有的是小確性,有的是獨立品牌,有的是街道整體營造,有的是溫暖的人情。今天roundTAIWANround照例帶大家走訪台灣一圈,認識寶島哪些值得造訪與推薦給外國朋友逛街的好去處!

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[台灣] 全台特色校園大搜查

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全台特色校園大搜查

台灣曾被日本殖民,在國民黨來到台灣後又帶入了眷村文化,在921地震後又有許多校舍重建,多變得地形與依山旁水的環境,讓台灣島上藏了許多有特色而美麗的校園,本週roundTAIWANround帶大家從北到南走一圈,認識這些孕育我們新一代的學校。

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[台灣] 婚紗照拍攝好去處 – 歐洲風

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年底快到了,許多人打算過年前討個喜氣,挑個好日子趕快把自己給嫁掉,好不容易訂到了夢寐以求的飯店,結果被行政院一個補上班,造成一堆人哭天喊地。不過不管怎麼樣,要宴客發喜帖,總是要先有婚紗照吧?!台灣有許多美麗的場景,不管是人造的還是天然的,讓你不出國也能拍出國外的夢幻感。接下來三週,roundTAIWANround要把全台灣最適合拍婚紗的景點一一跟大家介紹,這週上場的先是歐洲風格的場景。

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