Stu Dawson was the co-winner of the peer-judged award for best travel blog in the 2009 Taiwan Blog Awards. His blog features amazing descriptions and photos of hiking in Taiwan, especially in the high mountains.
Neil Wade was the co-winner of the peer-judged award for best photography blog in the 2009 Taiwan Blog Awards. His blog features great images of his travels in Taiwan and further afield as well as advice about photographic techniques. Read what he had to say to Taiwanderful.
Shu Flies (舒飛) won the popular vote for overall best blog in the 2009 Taiwan Blog Awards as well as the popular vote and peer-judged award for best personal blog. As a reporter for the Taipei Times she writes about many interesting and quirky places in Taipei as well as her personal experiences of living in Taiwan.
Jar of Buttons won the popular vote for best general blog in the 2009 Taiwan Blog Awards. The blog focuses on arts and culture in Taiwan. Read what Kate had to say about life in Taiwan.
Dan Chapman was the co-winner of the peer-judged award for best general blog in the 2009 Taiwan Best Blog Awards. His blog has some interesting stories about cross-cultural communication and mis-communication. Read what he had to say to Taiwanderful about blogging and life in Taiwan.
Tim Maddog is the coordinator of the group blog Taiwan Matters which won the peer-judged and popular vote for Best Taiwan Politics Blog in the 2009 Taiwan Blog Awards. Tim is a blogger who constantly challenges the status quo. Read what he had to say about blogging on Taiwan politics.
Sponge Bear was one of the Best General Blogs in the peer-judged section of the 2009 Taiwan Blog Awards. His blog features travel stories and some interesting observations about the continuing presence of Japanese culture in Taiwan. Taiwanderful asked Kaminoge about his life in Taiwan.
Anyone in Taiwan interested in photography would surely know Craig Ferguson. Craig is a professional photographer and his blog features great images of Taiwan and Asia. Craig won both the peer-judged and online vote for Best Photography Blog in the 2009 Taiwan Best Blog Awards. Taiwanderful spoke to Craig about life in Taiwan and his experience as a blogger.
The results of the voting in the 2009 Taiwan best blog awards are below.