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Penghu, Kinmen ,Lienchiang (Matsu) travel story

New incentives for tourists: One-night free hotel accommodation for visitors traveling to Taitung, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Pingtung & Penghu

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s recent incentives to stimulate domestic tourism by offering one-night free hotel accommodation to visitors traveling to five local cities and counties in southern and eastern Taiwan have shown positive effects with Taitung first reporting a surge in the number of tourists.

Must-see and must-eat places in “Lesser Kinmen”

For many Taiwanese conscripts, there are memories of their military service in Kinmen, some good, some nostalgic, and well, some may be better off not reminiscing. Lieyu Township, or better known as “Lesser Kinmen” is one such place, where it takes a person, regardless of age or gender, back to the time of a strong military presence. It’s a tiny islet off the west coast of Greater Kinmen island.

Strolling with eyes wide open, Kinmen is rich in aesthetic appeal and historical attractions

Kinmen County, the former military fortress of Taiwan and a tiny islet just on the doorsteps of China’s Xiamen, has long known for its battlefield culture and military presence due to its historical role of bitter fighting between the Chinese Communists and the Nationalist forces shortly after the latter withdrew from the mainland in 1949.
Hardly anyone would associate it with a land of aesthetic appeal, rich in ancient Minnan or southern-Fujian-style culture and historical attractions.

Gov’t reigns in illegal hotel and lodging operators 

As Taiwan steps up efforts in enticing more tourists to visit, the Tourism Bureau’s Hotel and Lodging Division is reigning in the illegal hotel and lodging operators to ensure a more secured tourism environment.

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