Eateries Serving Rice-Based Food

By 2022 Nov./Dec., Food/Accommodation, North

Rice is by far Taiwan’s most important food crop. So important in fact, that roughly half of the country’s arable land is given over to cultivating it. And for good reason, too, because for many Taiwanese, not a meal goes by in which rice does not feature in some form or other. To prove the point (if indeed it needed proving), Travel in Taiwan recently sampled some of the many rice-based offerings available in Taipei.

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Chiayi Slow Time, Chiayi Fun Time

By 2022 Jan./Feb., Food/Accommodation, South

Chiayi City’s younger generation is busy taking old residences and shops, renovating them, and launching attractive cultural-creative adventures. In this article we visit two spots to overnight that enjoy top online public-polling results – one hostel, one homestay. Both are in the character-deep old quarter before Chiayi Railway Station and its yards. We also provide a section on recommended historical/cultural sites within walking distance.

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