Weekend Explorer Taipei, Taiwan
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Although people around the world are familiar with products "Made in Taiwan," few are familiar with the actual island. Portuguese Explorers arrived here in 1517 and called it Isla Formosa, Beautiful Island. Come along as we experience the vibrant beat of the capital city of this "Little Asian Tiger," thrill at the athletic feats of a Chinese Opera, hike among fantastically shaped seaside rocks, visit a beautiful Taoist temple, go out on the town to one of the city''s hottest night clubs, practice Tai Chi at the Chiang Kaishek Memorial, and visit the world''s tallest building.
Join the adventure as Emmy awarded host Jeffrey Lehmann takes you to incredibly scenic travel destinations around the world in this award winning series. Each episode features a unique destination''s best-kept secrets and traditional landmarks. The "Weekend Explorer" series aired on over 210 PBS stations nationwide, HBO in Europe, Delta Airlines in-flight, and in numerous other foreign countries.