Stranded in Taipei amid the pandemic, Arseny Kaluzhinsky found that the city soon adopted him wholeheartedly, offering him the warmth of a home and renewing his faith in the future.
At the foothills of Taiwan's central mountain range lies the azure Sun Moon Lake, home to tribal culture and one of the world's most popular bicycle routes.
Outside of charming temple towns, the ecological paradise of Hengchun Peninsula is a magnet for scuba divers, hikers, bikers and birdwatchers.
From fields of flowers to shrines and hot springs, there is a photo op at every turn on this island.
A gourmand follows his nose.