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EDGE's Places to Go in 2017: Taipei, Taiwan

By Jill Gleeson | Dec 29
One of the most LGBT-friendly locales in Asia, Taiwan is poised to pass a bill legalizing same-sex marriage within months. Taipei, the ultra-glamorous and utterly seductive capital, boasts the largest Pride on the continent.

New Poll: 53% of Taiwanese Citizens Back Gay Marriage

By Michael Cox | Aug 22
More than 50 percent of Taiwanese citizens say they approve of the legalization of gay marriage. This is more that double the amount recorded a decade ago.

Taiwan Moves Closer to Marriage Equality

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 4
This 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.

65,000 Celebrate Gay Pride in Taiwan

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 30
Tens 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’s Outer Islands Make for Exclusive Adventures

May 18
Taiwan’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."

The Charms of Taiwan: The Photos

The Charms of Taiwan: The Photos

Apr 5
As the Chinese proverb has it, "Don’t listen to what they say. Go see." The Portuguese rechristened Taiwan "Formosa," meaning "beautiful island." Check out these photos of some of Taiwan’s charms.

The Tasty Charms of Taiwan

By Mark Thompson | Apr 5
One 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 is now."

Taiwan’s Eco-Tourism Programs Attract International Travelers

Feb 26
With 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 Destinations

Jan 27
Travel 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 Festival

Jan 5
Western 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.

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