TIFFIN UNIVERSITY, Tiffin, OH—Tiffin University will host a 12-day trip to Taiwan in May 2020. This educational opportunity is open to students, staff, faculty, alumni and the Tiffin-area community. There will be an informational session about the trip on Thurs., Sept. 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. in Franks Hall (room 120).
Taiwan is a small island nation east of China with modern cities, traditional Chinese temples, hot springs resorts, and dramatic mountainous terrain. Taipei, the country’s capital in the north, is known for its busy night markets and Chinese Imperial art.
The trip will include sightseeing trips not only in Taipei but also Hualien, Yehliu, Jiufen, and Pingxi. Participants will get entrance into the National Palace Museum, Shilin Residence, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Presidential Palace, Taipei 101 Observatory, Taroko National Park, Boat Cruise on Sun Moon Lake, Beitou Hot Springs as well as many other sites. Also included is a visit to the former residence of the late Republic of China President, Chiang Kai-shek, and his wife Soong Mei-ling.
Leading this tour is Dr. Fang Mei Law, TU Professor of Psychology and Criminal Justice and native of Taiwan. She will share her country with participants through special visits to area universities and local speakers. “I’m especially excited to share my country with everyone,” Law said. “They will see the beauty and uniqueness of where I come from. And I will have my family and former students involved in hosting our tour so that we get more of a custom approach on this trip,” she added.
Cost of the tour includes round-trip airfare, accommodations, regional-style meals, transportation, entrance fees, a full-time tour director and more.