Trevor Stevens
Editor
6 minute read
2 Dec 2019
7:01 am

A taste of Taiwan

Trevor Stevens

The National Taichung Theatre, designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito, is a work of art.

Taipei, Taiwan at Liberty Square. iStock

Mention Taiwan, and you’ll naturally think of advanced production and cutting-edge technology. But, as I found out after being invited to their country to experience their Double 10 National Day celebrations last month, there’s so much more to the Asian island, home to almost 24 million people. The Taiwanese people are friendly. The hustle and bustle of everyday life – particularly in Taipei – is electrifying, and the food is simply brilliant. The quick pace of the capital city of Taipei makes you feel alive, but I also found Taichung, the second biggest city in Taiwan and home to many...