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How to Send Flowers to Taiwan

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We receive numerous emails from customers who want to send flowers to Taipei saying, “I am looking at your website and I want to order flowers. How to I do that?” Therefore, we have put together a brief video that shows how to order from Avignon Florist, our local Taiwan flower shop. For those of you who would prefer to scan through text than sit through a video, I have put a … Read More →

Send Flowers to New Taipei City

Avignon Florist is happy to announce that we are now offering flower delivery to an expanded portion of New Taipei City. We now offer flower delivery to most districts of New Taipei City as well as Keelung City. When we first brought our flower store online, we wanted to be sure we could offer the best service available, so we tried limiting the area to Taipei City. However, we have … Read More →

Chinese Valentines Day is Just Around the Corner

Did you realize there is a Chinese Valentine’s Day, also known as Qixi Festival (七夕節) or Qiqiao (乞巧節)? Although the February Valentines Day has perhaps surpassed the Chinese one in popularity, both remain popular days with couples here in Taiwan. The story behind Chinese Valentine’s Day, is an old one, dating back 2600 years, and as seems to often be the case with these old stories, somewhat of a sad … Read More →

5 tips to find a local florist

Avignon Florist, a flower shop in Taipei Taiwan

I was prompted to write this article when a customer recently called our Taipei flower shop and asked us to help her place an order for flowers in a city in the US. In this internet age, We are of course happy to help our customers in any way we can, but I feel that any time you have an extra layer of communication the possibility of error rises. In … Read More →

Why You Should Order From a Local Florist

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In the past, it was difficult to find a florist half way round the world.  This led to the rise of organizations with networks of florists all over the globe that could deliver an order for you. Of course, they didn’t do this for free. A portion of your purchase price went to the organization that managed the network. This seemed fair because they did a lot of work to … Read More →

The Meaning of Colors in Chinese Culture

Red flowers at a wedding in Taipei

If you are thinking of sending flowers to a girlfriend, spouse, or business associate, there are a couple of things you should know.  Probably the most important thing is that color can have a much deeper meaning and is used to symbolize things much more commonly in Chinese Culture than in most Western cultures. Red Red is perhaps the most important color and carries the most meaning.  Whereas in the … Read More →