The Tasty Charms of TaiwanBy Mark Thompson | Apr 5One of Asia’s most progressive countries for LGBT rights, Taiwan hosts the largest LGBT event in Asia. A country in rapid transition, what you see today will be vastly different in another ten years. Or as the motto has it: "The time for Taiwan...
Taiwan’s Eco-Tourism Programs Attract International TravelersFeb 26With lush-green mountains towering over 13,000 feet and a sub-tropical climate, Taiwan offers a variety of incredible natural resources and was recently named by Lonely Planet as one of the "Top 10 Best Countries to Visit in 2012."
Travel Channel Host Selects Taiwan as One of Top 5 Worldwide DestinationsJan 27Travel Channel TV host Andrew Zimmern revealed during his guest appearance at the Taiwan exhibit stage that Taiwan is one of his top 5 travel destinations in the world.
Taiwan to Celebrate Lunar New Year with Spectacular FestivalJan 5Western adventurists wishing to extend their holiday celebrations through February 2012 are invited to visit the Heart of Asia, Taiwan. Like many Asian countries, Taiwan plans to welcome the Lunar New Year with spectacular festivities.
Tis The Season For Taiwan For New Year’s EveDec 13Instead of spending another holiday season stressed out about where to go to completely unwind, visit Taiwan - a tropical oasis full of relaxing and fun activities.
Thousands March in Taiwan Gay Rights ParadeOct 31Thousands of gay rights supporters have marched through Taiwan’s capital, calling for increased tolerance and the enactment of anti-discrimination legislation.
Taiwan flora show features high-tech displaysBy Annie Huang | Dec 15Paper-thin speakers blare pop music. Three-D films appear on elongated screens with no need for special viewing glasses. Viewers’ pulses turn cocoons into butterflies in an interactive display.
Taiwan Fashion Targets China’s MarketBy ANNIE HUANG | Sep 1Once known around the world for its cheap garment exports, Taiwan is now seeking to leverage a new opening to the China market to make its mark on the Asian fashion stage.
Starbucks to Triple Its Coffee Shops in ChinaBy ALEX KENNEDY | Sep 10Starbucks Corp., the world’s largest coffee retailer, plans to triple its coffee shops in China during the next four years and step up expansion elsewhere in Asia, an executive said Tuesday.
Caesars Plans 1,000-Room Luxury Hotel in Hainan, ChinaBy KEN RITTER | Sep 29Casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. plans to build a 1,000-room non-gambling luxury resort Caesars Palace Longmu Bay on the southern Chinese island of Hainan.
China to Launch Unmanned Space MissionBy Kilian Melloy | Oct 27China says it will launch an unmanned spacecraft early next month that will attempt to dock with an experimental space station module.
Coca Cola Plans $4 Billion Investment in ChinaAug 19Coca Cola Co. said Thursday it plans to invest $4 billion in China as food brands scramble to expand in its fast-growing consumer market.
Art and Sex Along the New York WaterfrontApr 3"The Piers: Art and Sex along the New York Waterfront" is the first museum exhibition to focus exclusively on the uses of the Hudson River docks by artists and a newly emerging gay subculture.
Taiwan’s Outer Islands Make for Exclusive AdventuresMay 18Taiwan’s best kept secret from worldwide travelers is its unique small outer islands surrounding the mainland. Lonely Planet described them as "opportunities for those intrepid enough to make the trip."
A First Encounter with BeijingBy Christine Negroni | Sep 4Experienced travelers may wonder, in a city as sophisticated as Beijing, is a guide really necessary? It depends. Unless you speak Chinese, language is a real challenge.
65,000 Celebrate Gay Pride in TaiwanBy Jason St. Amand | Oct 30Tens of thousands of people marched through Taiwan’s capital of Taipei in order to celebrate the Asian island nation’s 10th annual Gay Pride.
Taiwan Moves Closer to Marriage EqualityBy Jason St. Amand | Jan 4This Chinese island nation held its first legislative hearing on same-sex marriage. Such a measure would be revolutionary in such a conservative culture & would make it the first such country in East Asia.
Sunday Night Beer Bust @The Goldcoast Bar :: July 27, 2014The famous local little bar, Goldcoast on Santa Monica Blvd, held its weekly beer bust on Sunday Night. The guys relaxed with a few beers and played a little pool before getting ready for the work week. Check out the photos.
Saturday Disco Night @ Oil Can Harry's :: July 26, 2014Music from Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, and The Bee Gees lit up the night at Oil Can Harry's Disco Party. Every Saturday, this popular Valley bar gets down and boogies on the floor. Check out the fun photos.
The World Cup @ Gym Bar :: July 13, 2014No matter which team you were rooting for, Germany or Argentina, this was the perfect place to hang out and watch the game. Cheap beer, good friends and the World Cup, what better way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
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