Taipei gives you a glimpse of the authentic Taiwan culture through its incredible array of scenic beauty, events and activities which take place each month. This iconic travel destination has the capacity to enthrall the first time visitors as soon as they take flights to Taipei and land here. No wonder tourists from all around the globe feel that Taipei can really be fun and fascinating to visit and holiday with family and friends.
This city blends the old world charisma with a contemporary and vivacious night life. Hence, the youngsters, couples or singles, can rock their trip by checking out some famous night clubs to get a feel of the pulsating night life. Nonetheless, there are ample of family affable activities in Taipei and kids no way get bored when holidaying here. This world-class venue for shopaholics leaves visitors satisfied in their shopping spree with all sorts of bargain to almost all the famous brands. Catching the MRT to most parts of Taipei, makes shopping even more convenient.
Taipei, offers its guests events and celebrations entire year, highlighting its cultural distinctiveness and history. Each event here brings the fact clear in front of every traveler and how it is a representative of inhabitants from Taiwan.
Chinese New Year which is approaching soon after the western New Year is one of the most outstanding annual celebrations of Taipei. The exact date of the New Year is 23rd January and asking for flights, before it approaches, is a good idea so as to be a part of the 15 day celebrations, which are assumed to commence on the 6th of February. Families in this city can be seen celebrating the Chinese New Year engaging in large -scale get-togethers. You can get an insight to the Traditional practices involving family dinners, children getting red pockets, and housecleaning before the eve.
Apart from these, a number of lively festivities can also be found, including the world famous lion and Chinese dragon dances, fireworks, temples packed with people wishing for a flourishing year and displays. The Chinese New Year markets at the Taipei Dihua Street and Taipei Underground City Mall are perfect to shop for the New Year delights.
Lantern Festival is scheduled to take place on February 2nd 2012, at a number of venues including the Civic Plaza, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall,Tapei city Hall. You can see many colorful lanterns hanging outside houses and temples all over Taipei, during this festival. The way to celebrate it is by making lantern, riddle games related to lantern, and exhibiting decorative lanterns. You can easily get cheap flights to Tapei and be in this city to celebrate the lantern festival which is sure to make you a fan of its traditional food called tangyuan. These glutinous rice dumplings with sugary or salty stuffing come in diverse choices of savors. These different flavors have been drawing fans in recent years.
The famous ‘Dragon boat festival’ and later the ‘Ghost month’ are important enjoyable events in Taipei which can be on your cards for holiday. The Dragon Boat Festival is not simply a festival to honor a patriot, but also gives a chance to families and friends to get connected.
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