Chocolate cake at the Taipei Bakery Show 2014

Taipei Bakery Show 2014

The standard of bakery and confectionery in Taiwan equals that of most western countries. But the majority of shops sell typical Taiwan style bakery products.  Look hard and you find … Continue Reading →


Taipei Student Demo 2014

Students occupy the Legislative Yuan, Taipei – Day 16 – 2.4.2014

Time passes by as the students enter Day 16 of the demo Rights managed images on this story available from Photoslot here     Wire on standby Plenty of time for … Continue Reading →


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Chop cake

Forget the fork  the latest craze in Taiwan is to eat your chocolate cake with chopsticks – watch out for chocolate chopsticks!  


Taipei Student Demo 2014

Students occupy the Legislative Yuan, Taipei – Day 13 – 30.3.2014

  Sunday at the demonstration brings out families who join the crowds With over an estimated 700,000 taking part the crowds  spilled over to the area surrounding the National Taiwan … Continue Reading →


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Students occupy the Legislative Yuan, Taipei – Day 7 – 24.3.2014

Its a strange atmosphere walking around the grounds of Taiwan’s parliament building, stepping over students and citizens demonstrating against trade deals with China. The people has setup camp in the surrounding … Continue Reading →


Onsen Papawaqa Spa Hotel, Jiansh, Taian, Miaoli County, Taiwan

Onsen Papawaqa Spa Hotel, Jiansh, Taiwan

Driving past the Onsen Papawaqa spa hotel gives the impression of an unfinished building. But its actually a luxury spa built in the small village of Jiansh. Situated in the … Continue Reading →


Taiwan International Orchid Show 2013, Chiayi, Taiwan

Taiwan International Orchid Show 2013

Taiwan International Orchid Show 2013 Taiwan has a thriving Orchid industry with the growing area mainly situated in the southern part of the country in Tainan County. The annual orchid … Continue Reading →


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Lock down in Taipei

Probably one of the safest cities (and countries in the world), Taipei capital of Taiwan, celebrated National Day on the 10th October. So in a rare display of tight security, … Continue Reading →