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Time for Taiwan: The Heart of Asia Tourism Exhibit in Manila A Success
Filipinos were able to experience and got a glimpse of the rich culture and heritage of Taiwan. The Taiwan Tourism Bureau successfully held a two day tourism exhibit at Robinson's Galleria. A great way to inform and invite Filipinos to come to Taiwan
By: Michelle Cruz
This is an effort of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau to promote and invite Filipinos to visit and experience Taiwan. Low- rate Taiwan tour packages were showcased by ten outstanding travel agencies from the Philippines.
The event exhibit was colorful and festive. It featured dances of Taiwan's aborigines. There were also craftsmen who make dough figurines and candy sculptures that certainly impressed Filipinos as they display their skills on the spot. These dough figurines and candy sculptures were a hit, long lines of exhibit goers patiently await their turn just to bring one home.
During the program, expectators were asked to answer different trivia questions about Taiwan, and whoever answers correctly get to take home different variety of local delicacies from various parts of Taiwan and also other prizes. This activity truly liven up the crowd and encouraged more passer-bys and shoppers to see the exhibit.
Taiwan Tourism Bureau definitely engaged the Filipinos to travel and visit Taiwan. Through this event it’s no wonder that Taiwan will be in most Filipinos list of must-see travel destinations.
For those who missed “Time for Taiwan: The Heart of Asia” tourism exhibit, here are some of the interesting places to go to when you visit Taiwan courtesy of travelstreet.info
Taipei, is located in the northern part of the island between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains. As the largest city of Taiwan, Taipei serves as the financial and governmental center of Taiwan. The other major cities are culture-rich Taichung and Kaoshiung.
Taipei is home to the Yangmingshan National Park, which has a vast mountain range that overlooks Taipei and is lined with hot springs. It is a favorite retreat for locals and tourists who want to relax from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Taipei also hosts several world-class museums, art galleries and historical sights, including Fort San Domingo, which was built by the Spanish in 1629 as well as the National Theater and the National Concert Hall, both fascinating testaments to Chinese architecture. Of course, no visit to Taiwan would be complete without a trip to the Taipei 101 building, the tallest building in the world and home to numerous corporate head offices, a shopping mall and several restaurants.
When traveling the countryside, there are several beautiful destinations that are worth visiting such as the Yushan (Jade) Mountain and the Yushan National Park, the famed Sun Moon Lake, Hsitou bamboo forest, Kenting National Park and the Alishan and Taroko Gorge.
Kenting National Park is known for its famous beaches and lush vegetation. It is nestled at the extreme southern tip of the Taiwan.
Shei-pa National Park is another famous park that spans mountains and rivers and makes for a great hiking experience.
Page Updated Last on: Aug 23, 2011