Taiwan 2008

To help you on with your holiday plans, we have detailed our fantastic journey around the globe on videos and easy-to-read fact sheets complete with contact details and links.

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Chung Tai Chan Monastery
Taiwan is infused with elements of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism and so there are many temples to be seen across the country. read more

Sun Moon Lake
Sun Moon Lake is situated in Nantou County’s Yuchih Township and is the largest lake in Taiwan. In 2006, Sun Moon Lake hosted more than 3 million visitors! read more

The Lalu Hotel, Sun Moon Lake
The Lalu Hotel, designed by Australian, Kerry Hill, is in a class of its own, featuring modern design concepts, an unmatchable stunning location and class A hospitality, all of which blends harmonically into the local environment. read more

Formosan Aboriginal Cultural Village
Situated in Yuchih in the Nantou County, the Formosan Aboriginal Cultural Village is the place to visit if you want to learn about the many aspects of the culture and daily life of Taiwan’s original tribal groups. read more

Taiwan International Orchid Show
The Taiwan International Orchid Show attracts orchid enthusiasts, gardening hobbyists, horticultural experts, and regular folk alike. read more

Kenting National Park
Kenting National Park is situated at the Southern end of Taiwan on Hengchun Peninsula and is known as the country’s tropical playground famed for its natural beauty. read more

Taipei 101 Building
Neville’s never been one for heights but he was gobsmacked when he visited the world’s tallest building in the world, the Taipei 101 Building. read more

Shiling Night Markets
The Shilin Night Market in the Shilin District of Taipei City is the biggest, oldest and most diverse market in Taipei which understandably makes it one of the most popular in the country. read more

Sherwood Hotel and Cooking Story
Neville and Chef Lam from the Sherwood Hotel head down to one of the many markets in Taipei to buy ingredients for the traditional dishes. read more

Orchid Nursery
Taiwan is the world’s biggest orchid exporter and enjoys an enviable reputation as a supplier of high quality orchids to the world market. Neville visits an orchid nursery to see exactly how these orchids are grown. read more

Taroko Gorge
Taroko Gorge is located in the stunning Taroko National Park, situated in the northeast of Taiwan. Established in 1986, it covers more than 92,000 hectares in the northern section of the Central Mountain Range. read more

Taipei Eye Performance- Chinese Opera
TaipeiEye is the place to go to experience Chinese Opera. The classical performance celebrates the heritage of the Aboriginal people of Taiwan and tells stories of Taiwan’s history. read more

Jianguo Holiday Markets
The Jianguo Holiday Markets is a heaven for garden lovers and is always packed with people wanting to purchase flowers to brighten up their homes. read more

Lin Family Gardens
Just 20 minutes from Taipei, is the Lin Family Gardens which showcases early Chinese architecture and garden styles. read more

Recipes
Recipes from Neville’s cooking experience at The Sherwood Hotel. Famous Roasted Peking Duck and Stir Fried Crab meat with tricolor eggs, served in crab shell. read more