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Taiwan: A Beautiful Island Rediscovered

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Release Date: 05/04/2016

Taiwan, named Isla Formosa or “Beautiful Island” by the Portuguese, is known for friendly people, tasty cuisine, and inspiring scenery.

Join Laurie McAndish King, Associate Producer for the Lowell Thomas Award-winning travel show Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, as she explores Taiwan with three people who live there.

You’ll find out how to petition the Moon Elder for a new relationship, why some riders think the bullet train is too smooth, how a sub-tropical climate affects whiskey-making (producing a richer and fruitier result), and how Taiwan’s annual Lantern Festival is becoming one of the world’s preeminent celebrations.

You’ll hear the famous changing of the guard ceremony and learn how to toast in Taiwanese, too. Thanks to Jerry Chen, Nicole Lu, and Dr. Wayne Liu for visiting with us about their country.

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