Escape2Taiwan was created and is managed by JA Travel Solutions, a Taiwan based company specializing in tourism industry marketing and travel planning. The web site is designed to give travellers detailed insight into the food, culture, and history of Taiwan, as well as provide the tools necessary to explore and enjoy the country on one’s own. Feedback, suggestions, and requests for travel planning assistance are always welcome, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
The Escape2Taiwan team is made up of:
James has been a traveller most of his life ever since discovering Jack Kerouac books at the age of 14. He left Canada as a teenager, and spent nearly a decade in Japan’s tourism industry, promoting the country’s snow and culture abroad for the tourism board as well as for hotels and resorts. After arriving in Taipei in 2011, and trading in his skis for a surfboard, he has been working to create traveller friendly information about Taiwan, similar to what he did for Japan. He contributes the articles and photographs for Escape2Taiwan.
Favourite thing about Taiwan: Surfing and Hot Spring weekends in Yilan.
Atsunori is based in Tokyo, Japan and provides all the design and technical expertise behind Escape2Taiwan. He became addicted to Taiwan in 2009, and since then has been making monthly trips to the country to explore the island further.
Favourite thing about Taiwan: Eating tasty local food, cycling in Taipei and taking photographs.