Taiwan's slogan is "The Heart of Asia". There's a reason for that. It's situated pretty much dead center between China, Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines, and it has a little bit of all of that culture. Taiwan is literally The Heart of Asia, and it shows when you visit. If you are a foodie, this is a great place to visit so you can sample the best flavors from the region without worrying about visas, finding a new hotel, or taking extra flights. Coming up in August though is an awesome opportunity to explore the region even more at the 2016 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition.
Taste the Heart of Asia
This year is going to be one of the best times to experience the wonder of Taiwan for yourself. That's because this year will be the 25th annual Taiwan Culinary Exhibition. Being held this year from August 5th through August 8th at Taipei World Trade Exhibition Center, the Taiwan Culinary Exhibition's theme this year will be "Taiwan's Era of Pure Food", which will highlight fine Taiwanese ingredients and original flavors.
This year, the exhibit is even better than ever. The scale of this show has expanded to a massive six exhibition areas, each highlighting the unique aspects of Taiwanese cuisine and educating both the public at large and the culinary industry about Taiwan and its rich culinary history. In addition to the Taiwan Culinary Exhibition, you can experience a melting pot of culinary traditions from all over Asia in each and every city in Taiwan. This country is a foodie's paradise.
Each and every city has its own night market where visitors can sample authentic Taiwanese food. It's cheap, delicious, and it offers an insight into the people and cultures of the area. You can truly taste your way through all of Taiwan while learning about the culture and the impact of other Asian countries on it.
The Heart of Asia is the Way to Any Foodie's Heart
Taiwan is a foodie's paradise at any time of year. So the next time you take an international vacation, give Taiwan some consideration. This tiny island is truly the Heart of Asia, and it's a destination you'll never forget. If you love to travel and taste, Taiwan should be on your radar. The Taiwan Culinary Exhibition is a great opportunity to get your food game on without worrying about exploring hidden parts of the island.