For an inspiring and useful report on Kinmen, with good suggestions as to places to go, click here. Kinmen appeals to a lot of tourists - Asian as well as Western - on account of its well-preserved and exceptionally photogenic traditional and semi-Western architecture, industry-free environment and tasty local food. In the colder months it's also a birdwatching spot of note.
Direct flights link Kinmen to Taipei, Taichung, Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung. There's no ferry service from Taiwan but there are frequent boats between Kinmen and Xiamen in the PRC.