Date: January 27, 2019
By: Lai S. Reyes (The Philippine Star)
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When it comes to food and shopping, everything they say about Taiwan is true. Here, every night market is a food mecca, and shopping for clothes is made more interesting if you’re ready to do some digging. Because for every good find, you’ll have to rummage through about 100 pieces of crap.
But there’s one interesting thing I discovered during my recent visit to Taiwan: Souvenir stamping.
It’s a thing here. Every landmark has its own souvenir stamp. The stamp stations are really low-key — good old wood-mounted rubber stamp and an inkpad on a table or podium — so you have to keep an eye out for them.
And just like Pokemon Go addicts, we, a boisterous mix of lifestyle journalists and bloggers from Manila, had to allow extra time to find stamps everywhere we went in Taiwan during our six-day “Panahon sa Taiwan” familiarization trip hosted by the Taiwan Tourism Board. [FULL STORY]