Locals say there is a snack shop every three steps and a restaurant every five in Taiwan. Visiting the night markets is an ideal way to understand Taiwanese culture and cuisine. The most famous include the Shilin, Huahsi and Raohe night markets in Taipei, Keelung’s Miaokou night market, Siaobei night market in Tainan and Luodong night market in Yilan. Learn more: http://www.onlinetraveltraining.co.uk/taiwan.aspx
Longmen Grottoes, China - Buddhas and Bodhisattvas carved into 1,350 caves and 750 niches along the limestone bank of the Yi River form thousands of examples of sophisticated Chinese art from the fifth through the ninth centuries. Some are more than 25 feet tall, and the total number is estimated to be 110,000. One cave even displays numerous carved medical prescriptions.