Tainan Vacation Travel Guide

Venture to Tainan and explore Taiwan’s oldest city. Known as “The Birthplace of Taiwan,” Tainan invites you to gain an appreciation for the local history.

First, visit the historic quarter of Anping to see the remnants of a merchant house held together by banyan roots, and then check out Chihkan Tower and discover the city’s most important artifacts.

Gift-giving, Important Culture in Taiwan

Gift-giving is an important culture in Taiwan. It’s actually good for building relationship with business partners or showing respect when visiting the elders or superiors.

It is also a good practice for demonstrating commitment, courtesy and enthusiasm to build a better relationship. Generally, a gift to someone is a gesture of goodwill.

Below are some of the gift stores that have English menu when purchasing.

  1. Yanshui Town Rice Dumplings, (鹽水肉粽)

    Location: No. 104, Chaoqin Road, Yanshui District, Tainan.
    Tel: 06 653 0285

  2. Jin Fu A Mei Peanut Brittle (進福阿梅大灣名產花生糖)

    Location: No. 393, Minquan Road, Yongkang District, Tainan.
    Tel: 06 271 5969

  3. ShowDou Organic˙Germination˙Sprouted Soy Milk

    Location: Fu Hua Wu Street Corner, No. 24, Yongkang District, Tainan
    Tel: 0926 722 988

This blog post is sponsored by Bureau of Economic Development, Tainan City Government (臺南市政府經濟發展局廣告).
For more information: Tainan EZ Go! or  Facebook Page.

Wan Wei Xiang Soy Sauce, Traditionally Homemade

Wan Wei Xiang Soy Sauce (萬味香醬園門市部) is a Taiwanese brand with traditionally homemade recipe, including making of koji culturing, fermenting the brine and refining the products.

Product range, Wan Wei Xiang Soy Sauce (萬味香醬園門市部)

Traditional soy sauces takes tedious process and months to produce. The making of this product by Taiwanese is know for using a variant black beans.

Lots of patience required when cultured black beans are soak in large earthen jars or urns for wet fermentation.

Taking 6 months for high standard and 12 months to produce premium quality soy sauce.

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