Danny Wen

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Danny Wen
Personal details
Born (1967-02-22) February 22, 1967 (age 50)
Chu-Tung Town, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwan
Alma mater Fu-Hsin Trade & Arts School
Glendale Community College
Cleveland State University

Danny Wen (Chinese: 溫士凱, born February 22, 1967) is a Taiwan-based travel and food writer, TV host and Radio host. He has released 20 Chinese travel books, guidebooks and cookbooks in the past ten years and named one of bestseller author in Taiwan market. In 2011, Danny Wen has become the first ever Taiwanese travel writer been invited to Office of President Republic of China, Taiwan. In 2012, two pieces of his articles have been selected by board of education of Taiwan as teaching material in Chinese literature textbook. In 2015, he also received the prestigious award Taiwan 50th Golden Bell Award as best radio host.

Danny Wen on-going personal appearances in TV shows, radio broadcasts and magazines have gained many followers. Besides publishing his travel books, he is a speaker among many institutions and media. He also is the only expert on the subject of Traveling Thailand and Culture and Creative Industry of Thailand in Taiwan. In 2010, he has become the first and only Taiwanese / Chinese travel writer received the prestigious award, Friends of Thailand Award 2010 from The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Thailand.

Background[edit]

Danny was born on February 22, 1967 in Chu-Tung Town, Hsin Chu, Taiwan. He was graduated from the department of Fine-Art & Craft of Fu-Hsin Trade & Arts School, Taiwan first, he went to the United States to finish his Art and Design education at Glendale Community College and Cleveland State University in 1992. After 12 years in United States, he moved back to Taiwan in 2005.

Awards and Honors[edit]

  • 2015, Winner of Taiwan 50th Golden Bell Award, best radio host.
  • 2015, Radio program "Hakka guest on line ( Chinese: 全世界來作客)" nominated Taiwan 50th Golden Bell Award, best radio host and best program.
  • 2015, as 2015 Taipei Pass ambassador.
  • 2013, Danny was invited by biggest radio station in Taiwan, The Broadcasting Corporation of China (BCC; Chinese: 中國廣播公司; pinyin: Zhōngguó Guǎngbō Gōngsī) as daily show host of " Hakka guest on line ( Chinese: 全世界來作客)".
  • 2012, Two pieces of his articles have been selected by board of education of Taiwan as teaching material in Chinese literature textbook.
  • 2011, Danny Wen has become the first ever travel writer been invited to Office of President Republic of China, Taiwan and discuss world travel issue with President Ma.
  • 2010, Danny Wen has become the first and only Taiwanese / Chinese travel writer received the prestigious award, Friends of Thailand Award 2010 from The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Thailand.
  • 2010, March 26, Danny was invited as a special guest during "Thailand Week 2010" by Thailand Trade and Economic Office and Thailand Tourism Division Taiwan. The Executive Director of Thailand Trade and Economic Office, Mrs. Manasvanich and Danny also co-hosted a demonstration and promotion of Thai food.
  • 2010, Danny was invited to do more than 300 speeches, TV programs and radio broadcasts to share his insider news about traveling around the world, and named the most influential travel writer in Taiwan.
  • 2009, he was invited as a preface writer for "The Story of a Business Philosophy" by Isadore Sharp- the founder of Four Season Hotel. He was greatly honor by this and chosen among all the Chinese travel writers.
  • 2008, Danny Wen published Taiwanese travel book "Chic Koh Samui", this book brought great popularity to Taiwan and became a No. 1 destination for honeymooners in the greater China, Hong Kong area and Taiwan.
  • 2007, Danny received the honor as a travel writer from Thailand Tourism Division Taiwan. He is the only Taiwanese writer who writes weekly traveling articles for its official website since.
  • 2006, Danny published Taiwanese travel book Best of Bangkok which is a fashionable travel book with a hip perspective. The book has had nine printings due to its market demand. Best of Bangkok was also voted as the top travel book of the year in Taiwan.



Publications[edit]

  1. The Great Escapes in Thailand with Danny Wen, travel book Released by Suncolor Publishing Co., Ltd.(2011)
  2. Travel West Coast Japan with Danny Wen, travel book Released by Suncolor Publishing Co., Ltd.(2009)
  3. Taste of Thai, Thai cookbook and travel book Released by Common Wealth Magazine Group Publishing Co., Ltd.(2009)
  4. Chic Koh Samui, travel book Released by Suncolor Publishing Co., Ltd. 」(2008)
  5. U.S.A. West Coast, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd. 」(2007)
  6. Yunna, travel book Released by Red Book Publishing Co., Ltd. 」(2007)
  7. Las Vegas, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd.(2006)
  8. Best of Bangkok, travel book Released by Red Book Publishing Co., Ltd. (2006)
  9. New York City, travel book Released by Red Book Publishing Co., Ltd. (2005)
  10. Best of San Francisco, travel book Released by Red Book Publishing Co., Ltd.(2004)
  11. Best of Los Angeles, travel book Released by Red Book Publishing Co., Ltd.(2004)
  12. France Wine Countries, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (2003)
  13. Guam, Saipan & Palau, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (2003)
  14. Phuket and Koh Samui, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (2002)
  15. Montreal and Quebec City, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (002)
  16. Taipei, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (2002)
  17. Pacific Coast Highways, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (2001)
  18. Boston, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (2001)
  19. Las Vegas, travel book Released by Taiya Publishing Co., Ltd (2001)

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