Topics :: Taiwan

New Poll: 53% of Taiwanese Citizens Back Gay Marriage

By Michael Cox | Thursday Aug 22, 2013
More than 50 percent of Taiwanese citizens say they approve of the legalization of gay marriage. This is more that double the amount recorded a decade ago.

Taiwan Moves Closer to Marriage Equality

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jan 4, 2013
This Chinese island nation held its first legislative hearing on same-sex marriage. Such a measure would be revolutionary in such a conservative culture & would make it the first such country in East Asia.

65,000 Celebrate Gay Pride in Taiwan

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 30, 2012
Tens of thousands of people marched through Taiwan’s capital of Taipei in order to celebrate the Asian island nation’s 10th annual Gay Pride.

Taiwan’s Outer Islands Make for Exclusive Adventures

Friday May 18, 2012
Taiwan’s best kept secret from worldwide travelers is its unique small outer islands surrounding the mainland. Lonely Planet described them as "opportunities for those intrepid enough to make the trip."

The Tasty Charms of Taiwan

By Mark Thompson | Thursday Apr 5, 2012
One of Asia’s most progressive countries for LGBT rights, Taiwan hosts the largest LGBT event in Asia. A country in rapid transition, what you see today will be vastly different in another ten years. Or as the motto has it: "The time for Taiwan is now."

The Charms of Taiwan: The Photos

Thursday Apr 5, 2012
As the Chinese proverb has it, "Don’t listen to what they say. Go see." The Portuguese rechristened Taiwan "Formosa," meaning "beautiful island." Check out these photos of some of Taiwan’s charms.

Taiwan’s Eco-Tourism Programs Attract International Travelers

Sunday Feb 26, 2012
With lush-green mountains towering over 13,000 feet and a sub-tropical climate, Taiwan offers a variety of incredible natural resources and was recently named by Lonely Planet as one of the "Top 10 Best Countries to Visit in 2012."

Travel Channel Host Selects Taiwan as One of Top 5 Worldwide Destinations

Friday Jan 27, 2012
Travel Channel TV host Andrew Zimmern revealed during his guest appearance at the Taiwan exhibit stage that Taiwan is one of his top 5 travel destinations in the world.

Taiwan to Celebrate Lunar New Year with Spectacular Festival

Thursday Jan 5, 2012
Western adventurists wishing to extend their holiday celebrations through February 2012 are invited to visit the Heart of Asia, Taiwan. Like many Asian countries, Taiwan plans to welcome the Lunar New Year with spectacular festivities.

Tis The Season For Taiwan For New Year’s Eve

Tuesday Dec 13, 2011
Instead of spending another holiday season stressed out about where to go to completely unwind, visit Taiwan - a tropical oasis full of relaxing and fun activities.