Taiwan is gradually developing a wine culture with the help of those returning after studying or working abroad. As Taiwan’s wine market continues its growth, sophisticated wine enthusiasts are increasingly seeking out a wider variety of wines that offering more than just brand prestige. Taiwan’s wine market has come a long way since the mid-1990s…

Long-time Topics contributor, Lonely Planet writer, and all-around travel geek Joshua Samuel Brown returns from a trip to Yilan with four food-themed vignettes. Yuanshan Township: Taiwan’s Best Chicken Vegetarians can’t comprehend the visceral, savage joy of ripping apart a roasted bird with their bare hands, and this is one of several reasons they (and their…