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Why Taiwan’s sea salt fields are 2020’s next unlikely travel trend

The Kinmen Islands’ Xiyuan Salt Field has emerged as an unlikely tourist hotspot, while Michelin-starred restaurants like Taipei’s Taïrroir and Logy covet Zhounan’s heritage salts

The Kinmen Islands’ Xiyuan Salt Field has emerged as an unlikely tourist hotspot, while Michelin-starred restaurants like Taipei’s Taïrroir and Logy covet Zhounan’s heritage salts

11 Mar 2020 - 7:00PM
Why China’s biodynamic wines are gaining a cult following at home and are loved by connoisseurs from Europe and Japan

Sustainable farming practices that use natural materials, soils and composts are taking root in the Ningxia region, thanks to the arrival of European and Western-educated Chinese winemakers

Sustainable farming practices that use natural materials, soils and composts are taking root in the Ningxia region, thanks to the arrival of European and Western-educated Chinese winemakers

3 Jan 2020 - 1:00PM
Why Hong Kong connoisseurs – and Michelin-star chefs – are taking note of Taiwan’s wines

Taiwan’s wineries are coming into their own, from Domaine Shu Sheng’s gold medal-winning Vino Formosa Rosso and Moscato Oro Vino Fortificato NV, to Weightstone’s Blanc de Blancs and Gris de Noirs

Taiwan’s wineries are coming into their own, from Domaine Shu Sheng’s gold medal-winning Vino Formosa Rosso and Moscato Oro Vino Fortificato NV, to Weightstone’s Blanc de Blancs and Gris de Noirs

14 Sep 2019 - 2:00PM
1.2 billion reasons Singapore tech firms think Africa is next big thing

From ride-hailing to e-commerce to trade finance, companies from the city state are being drawn to the sheer size of the African market of 1.2 billion people.

From ride-hailing to e-commerce to trade finance, companies from the city state are being drawn to the sheer size of the African market of 1.2 billion people.

11 Jun 2019 - 5:01PM
Fancy a ‘beercation’? Taiwan’s craft breweries attract travellers seeking beer-infused holidays

Taiwanese breweries, like Jim & Dad’s in Yilan, are attracting international beer geeks looking for one-of-a-kind holidays promising new tastes and experiences

Taiwanese breweries, like Jim & Dad’s in Yilan, are attracting international beer geeks looking for one-of-a-kind holidays promising new tastes and experiences

16 May 2019 - 12:00PM
How Taiwanese craft beers are finding fans in Asia and the West

Brewers not only bottle exotic flavours but also stir in stories or humour in concoctions and on labels to lure younger generations

Brewers not only bottle exotic flavours but also stir in stories or humour in concoctions and on labels to lure younger generations

11 May 2019 - 2:00PM
Taiwan Suit Walk celebrates men’s fashion, with 700 models putting on a show of elegance and style

Every March, suit lovers, including young boys, take to the streets of Taipei clad in their best ensemble to celebrate bespoke, well-tailored menswear. The event has been called the Taiwanese version of Pitti Uomo – the men’s fashion fair in Italy.

Every March, suit lovers, including young boys, take to the streets of Taipei clad in their best ensemble to celebrate bespoke, well-tailored menswear. The event has been called the Taiwanese version of Pitti Uomo – the men’s fashion fair in Italy.

24 Mar 2019 - 7:05PM
Move over, bubble milk tea – meet Taiwanese coffee

The island has unique terroir, producing coffee beans with an interesting infusion of aromas

The island has unique terroir, producing coffee beans with an interesting infusion of aromas

26 Jan 2019 - 10:05AM