Many of the beautiful forests in Nantou County are picturesque, mysterious and amazing. Among the forests in Central Taiwan, there is a forest which fascinates people due to its mysterious atmosphere and the incredible view, the Lotus Forest. The Lotus Forest is a virgin forest located beside the Shanlin River. The silt forest died due to long-term water soaking after the 921 earthquake, forming a special landscape of the forest. Although the hinterland is not large, the beautiful scenery still attracts visitors come. The lotus forest just like the hidden paradise in Nantou. In addition, because the mountains are prone to fog in…

Flowers have always bring us joy and happiness. Children send flowers to parents to appreciate them; Couples send flowers to their better half to express their love. Friends send flowers to their friends for congratulations. There is a flora exposition held in Taiwan this year, 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition. If you have time to travel to Taiwan, welcome you to participate in this flower feast. ABOUT TAICHUNG Taichung, located in Central Taiwan, is 3 times the size of Singapore and 2 times the size of Hong Kong. The weather in Taichung is pleasant in all seasons which makes it one…

The Sun Moon Lake(日月潭; Rìyuè Tán) National Scenic Area is praised for its five major recreational systems, including the lake, Shueili River, Puli, Jhuoshuei River, and Jiji. The surrounding areas stretch to cover known tourist spots including Taumi, Checheng, Jiji, Shueisheda Mountain, Sangyong Falls, Mingtan Reservoir, and Shueili River. Divided by Lalu Island, the Sun Moon Lake scenic area got its name from the unique terrain that looked like a sun on one side and a crescent moon on the other. Crowned as one of the Eight Wonders of Taiwan, Sun Moon Lake is also the most famous source of…

If you have once been to Taiwan, you must miss the gourmet in Taiwan's night markets. Not only cheap but also delicious. There are several night markets well represented Taiwan. If you've been to Shilin night market in Taipei, then you can't miss the Fengjia night market in Taichung. If you are planning to have a trip to Taichung, and want to make a gourmet trip in Fengjia night market, there is a hotel I will recommend. There are two reasons why HOTEL CUBE might be so popular among travelers. First is its location. HOTEL CUBE is located at the…

Nantou is a beautiful county in Taiwan, surrounded by mountains but no sea, you can enjoy climbing in this county. If you like to watch the stars, then Nantou is a good place. Without light pollution, you can clearly see the sky. There are two amazing places suggested for stargazing. Let's have a look. ▸Hehuan Mountain Everyone who has been to Taiwan must know this mountain, especially if you are a climber. Hehuan Mt. is located at the junction of Xiulin Township, Hualien County and Renai Township, Nantou County. When winter comes, the snow will cover all the mountain which…

As we all know that Taiwan is known for the night markets. Not only for the delicacy but for the passionate vendors. Today, we are going to introduce 5 night markets in Taichung. Next time, you can make a plan for night market trip! Fengjia Night Market The Fengjia Night Market (逢甲夜市) was established in 1963 and is Taichung's largest and most popular night market. Gathering the largest number of people in Taichung, having the most special gourmet snacks, costumes and jewelry shops, Fengjia night market is the first-class section of Taichung cuisine. It is difficult to survive here if…

Beautiful wetlands teeming with life made surreal by the sight of wind turbines on the horizon. Located on the south of the mouth of Dajia River, Gaomei Wetlands is a land mixed with both sand and soil textures and comes in 1,500 acres. It has complicated yet rich wetland ecology in Taiwan.  Due to diverse geographical features, the species of its ecology is quite abundant. As weather changes, large flocks of migrating birds would come here for either short or long stay, serving as the best spot for bird-watching. Despite of the ecology, the windmills are its feature, too. It's the prime…

Gaomei Wetland located on the south of the mouth of Dajia River is a land mixed with both sand and soil textures and comes in 1,500 acres. That explains why it has complicated yet rich wetland ecology and possesses the largest group of Bolboschoenus planieulmis in Taiwan. Due to diverse geographical features, the species of its ecology is quite abundant. Every year around fall and winter, large flocks of migrating birds would come here for either short or long stay over the winter, serving as the best spot for bird-watching.   Beautiful wetlands teeming with life made surreal by the…

[台中 / tái zhōng] Under Japanese, and later KMT, economic planning, Kaohsiung became the centre of heavy industry, Taipei the centre of colonial administration, and Taichung? The centre of light industry. If your image of 'Made in Taiwan' still conjures up visions of cheap toys, shoes and electrical goods, then you’ve got old Taichung in mind. Today the name Taichung [ Táizhōng ] tends, among locals anyway, to conjure up visions of great weather. Taipei and Taichung may have similar average temperatures but Taichung is much drier, receiving around 1700mm of rain a year compared with Taipei’s 2170mm. Taichung is a…