By Gibbs Cadiz
If your idea of Taiwan involves gleaming cities, busy superhighways, inextinguishable neon lights and all the other hallmarks of First World living, you’re not far off the mark. But there’s a largely unreported side of this technological powerhouse, the 28th largest economy in the world, that may surprise you—one that’s rooted in nature, greenery and the countryside.
The Taiwan Tourism Bureau held the annual Time for Taiwan Travel Fair around Asia at the Events Center of SM Megamall recently.
Inveterate travelers can look forward to booking their trips to Taiwan later this month when Taiwan Travel Fair opens. The two-day event will be on July 26-27 at the Event Center of SM Megamall, where Taiwan’s tourism will be promoted among Filipino travel enthusiasts.
By Ivan Man Dy
Think culture and Taiwan may not be the first place to come up in most people’s minds. In fact, as a destination, this island-state immediately north of the Batanes group of islands doesn’t loom large within the consciousness of most Filipino travelers.
This is something that will give fashion designers a run for their money.