Anping Old Street (& other things to do in Anping, Tainan)

things to do in anping, taiwan

Anping Old Street (安平老街) in Anping District of Tainan City is sometimes called “Taiwan’s First Street”, as it is the center one of the oldest merchant areas in the country. It is one of the most fascinating places to visit in Tainan for foodies and those interested in the early history of Taiwan. Today, tourists …

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Shenkeng Old Street: A Food Tour of Taipei’s Stinky Tofu Village

Shenkeng Old Street in Taipei, Taiwan

Shenkeng (深坑區) is a district of New Taipei City, adjacent to Nangang and Muzha districts of southeastern Taipei City. Shenkeng means “deep pit”, after the coal mines once active in the area. Today, Shenkeng is practically synonymous with tofu, and it is considered the tofu capital of Taiwan. It is especially famous for stinky tofu, …

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Taiwan Street Food Bucket List: 101 Taiwanese Foods To Try

Taiwan is a country that never stops eating, and a big part of this eating takes place on the streets. With its legendary night markets and festivals, round-the-clock breakfast shops, recipes honed for generations, and celebrity-status food vendors, there’s always something steaming, sizzling, or stewing on Taiwan’s streets to tempt passersby. As a nod to …

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Strawberry Picking at a Strawberry Farm in Dahu, Taiwan

Little girl picking strawberries in Dahu, Miaoli, Taiwan

All across Taiwan, Dahu (大湖) is practically synonymous with strawberries. Every December to April, plump, juicy, bright red strawberries from Dahu township in Miaoli County make their appearance in fruit markets around the country, with the best ones fetching high prices. But for the best Taiwanese strawberry experience, nothing beats going right to the heartland …

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20 Best Night Markets in Taipei (+ What To Eat at Each One!)

Best Taipei night markets

Taipei’s night markets offer the quintessential eating experience in Taiwan. In many ways, they are the embodiment of Taiwanese popular culture. Snacking and walking is truly a national pastime in this food-obsessed country! What mostly started as small collections of food stalls in front of temples or at street corners around 100 years ago have …

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