As people know, Taiwan is surrounding by ocean and mountains. There are many famous mountains in Taiwan. Not only Taiwanese but also friends all over the world come to Taiwan just for visiting these astonishing mountains and their beautiful alpine scenery. There is a list of "100 mountains in Taiwan". For hikers and climbers, this list can be seen as their life goal. Though climbing is not an easy challenge, among these 100 mountains, there is a mountain that suitable for beginners, Mountain Hehuan. Here are some tips and introduction of Mt. Hehuan! Give yourself a chance to challenge yourself…

Hiking is a popular pastime in Taiwan. There are several hiking trails in Taiwan, some of them are really difficult to challenge while some of them are easy to go. Exercise, beautiful views, a getaway from city dust and dirt – no matter what the reason an increasing number of people choose to go forest hiking. With the amazing sea/lake view, there are 5 easy-to-go sea/lake view hiking trails of Taiwan we want to recommend you. Enjoy your next holiday! Alanyi historic Trail(阿朗壹古道) Alanyi historic Trail in Kenting has one of the two of the beautiful natural coastline of Taiwan,…

There are several outlets in Taiwan. When Christmas comes, each outlet will put on some decorations for celebration. Among these outlets, Gloria Outlet is the most famous outlet for Christmas decorations. With the interestin Christmas market, huge red Christmas tree and some cute installation arts, Gloriday(The Christmas activity of Gloria Outlet) is one of the must-see destinations for Christmas. Gloriday was started on November 13th this year. There are 2 highlights. The giant 18-meter-tall red Christmas tree which you can across inside and the interesting Christmas market. There are a total of 26  stores in the market, selling all kinds of exotic foods…

Deciduous cypress is kind of Taxodiaceae and it's quite famous in recent years in Taiwan due to the changes of its color. As the winter comes, the cypress will turn into red and orange. It seemed that the land was put on a flame cloak. If there is a cypress forest in front you, you might doubt that you fall into a mysterious paradise. I've once been to a cypress forest, the view I saw was really amazing. I always believe that beautiful things are meant to be shared. There are some nice places to watch deciduous cypress. Taoyuan Bade This…

Since November arrived, Christmas is no longer coming. Every places in every countries are well-prepared for this grand event, so did Taiwan. You can see giant Christmas trees and colorful decorations or installation arts every where. There are some events held for Christmas in Taiwan. Hope you enjoy your festival! CHRISTMASLAND in New Taipei City Chrsitmasland in New Taipei City has been seen as one of the the most well-known winter festival in Taiwan. The event will kick off on Friday, November 16 this year with the overall theme of space and planets, and will be entertaining the public until January…

Tainan can be seen as the first city in Taiwan. Locals will tell you that if you want to learn the history of Taiwan, then come to Tainan! Tainan has a long history and there's a word said "If you haven't been to Tainan, you haven't really visited Taiwan." Tainan offers historic sites and old buildings, various carnival-like religious festivals traditional local culture, and wonderful international exhibition and competitions. Ancient capital Tainan has distinctive cultural characteristics, offering a wide variety of options for eating, drinking, playing and entertainment. There are 7 unmissable festivals and events of Tainan. You won't be bored in…

Tainan is a city full of history and culture. You'll experience such friendly warmth unlike anything you've ever imagined before. In the surrounding area of Tainan train station, you'll find a bustling shopping district. With its convenient location at an affordable price, Tainan is really a city that suit for backpackers in Taiwan. If you have spent time in Taipei, a walk through Tainan almost seems as if you're been transported to a different country. If you want to experience the passion of locals and different life style of Taiwan, come to Tainan! By the way, it will be more…

If you are wonder where to visit in Taipei, here is a one-day itinerary for you. No matter you want to visit the fantastic scenic spots or stroll along the historical streets. This schedule might satisfy you. You don’t need to run too far to see the beauty of the mountains and the sea. Come to the North Coast of Taiwan, then you can discover the original beauty of Taiwan, the beauty of scenery and the beauty of humanity.  Juming Museum(朱銘美術館) Juming(1938-), born in Miaoli, is one of the most famous sculptor and artist in Taiwan. He was a talented sculptor and he…

Tamsui(淡水) is a town full of history. Opened in 1858, Tamsui was the port which was first developed in northern Taiwan. Tamsui used to be called Huwei. It is a derivation from the ancient tongue "Hoba." It means the river outlet. Surrounded by mountains and rivers, the scenery in Tamsui is beautiful. It's said that when travel in a city or a town, you must understand the history first. There is a list that show you the museums in Tamsui. Hope you can understand Tamsui well then enjoy the leisure atmosphere in Tamsui.  Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeology(十三行博物館) To save northern Taiwan's artifacts…

Yilan looks out to the sea on Taiwan's Northeast Coast, with mountains on the three other sides forming a unique geography that has nurtured an equally distinctive cultural landscape and human warmth. The county is home to Asia's second longest highway tunnel, the Hsuehshan Tunnel, which has reduced the driving time between Yilan and Taipei to less than 50 minutes. From natural environments and cold and hot springs to a wealth of ocean recreation resources and verdant country scenes, Yilan offers the perfect setting to slow down and enjoy nature at its best. Yilan is said a natural paradise with…