OSAKA, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 24 October 2019 - Agriculture
Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government, spares no effort to promote the farm village
experience. "One-day Farmer in Kaohsiung" is the traveling itinerary combining
fruit-picking and farming experience and features the in-depth experience in
farm villages. From Namasia firefly season, Baolai plum blossom season and hot
spring season, to Dashu Pineapple and Litchi Festival, the seasonal itineraries
corresponding to the local characteristics are deeply loved by the tourists at
home and abroad. It is good time to pick fruit all year round in Kaohsiung,
such as Liugui Jinhuang mangos and wax apples, Qishan bananas, Yanchao guavas,
Dashu pineapples, and Meinong cherry tomatoes, especially mangos and bananas,
which are the favorite of the Japanese tourists.
Many interested Japanese are inquiring about rural tours in Kaohsiung.
This year, "One-day Farmer in Kaohsiung" will present the
winter and spring itineraries to the Japanese tourists, such as digging out
turmeric by hand, tasting the turmeric dishes and making litchi wood tableware
in Qishan, watching fireflies and enjoying the indigenous cuisine and handmade
pizza in Namasia, picking passion fruit, enjoying the farmers' special meals,
and experiencing the indigo dye DIY in Shanlin. At the promotion of Nagoya,
they are well received by the travel agencies in central Japan. In response to
the modern trend in favor of slow travel and in-depth exploration, the
itineraries of shopping in the foreign countries have gradually been replaced
by those of the local experiences. What's more, the distance between Taiwan and
Japan is not far, and the Taiwanese people are friendly and enthusiastic.
Therefore, the number of the Japanese visiting Taiwan every year is growing
Director of Agriculture Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government,
Wu Fang-ming, said it is only a thirty-minute drive from the city center of
Kaohsiung to the farm villages such as Dashu and Qishan. Besides receiving the
group tourists, "One-day Farmer in Kaohsiung" also provides the exclusive
itinerary for the independent travelers. It is good time to pick fruit all year
round in Kaohsiung. Besides, the farm village community partners offer the
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