Situated to either side of Carp Lake in Shoufeng Township of Hualien County, Chihnan National Forest Recreation Area spans 144 hectares of Chihnan and Papaya Hill forest districts, and ranges from 140 to 601 meters above sea level. Chihnan ('South of the Lake') park makes for a pleasant half-day of picnicking and hiking in the hills for a bird's-eye view of the lake.  The Chinan National Forest Recreation Area was previously known as Chinan Station. It was the lumber and logging area for the Mugua Mountain Working Circle, a branch of the Forestry Bureau's Hualien Forest Administration Center. The lumber…

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…

As we talk about Hualien, first image that comes up in your mind probably will be Taroko Gorge(太魯閣峽谷). With amazing canyons and cliffs, Taroko Gorge has become a must-see in Taiwan for foreigners. There are distinctive trails in Taroko National Park. Among these trails, Zhuilu Old Trail(錐麓古道) is the most famous one due to the magnificent scenery. Though the beautiful view does attract people, it's not an easy challenge if you want to visit Zhuilu Old Trail. The narrow path, physical energy required and park entry permit are the reasons that stop people for coming. Well, now you don't need to…

The old Taitung train station and train line has been gentrified into a lovely wooden walking track and cultural space. Come summer, this place transforms into a craft market and hosts music concerts at the Tiehua Music Village within.After the South Link Line was open to vehicular traffic, the volume of freight and passengers was too large more than what Taitung old station could handle. Thus it was faced with the fate of abolishment as the new station was under construction. In order to preserve the significantly meaningful old railway over the past 80 years, Taitung Railway Art Village is thus established…

Driving on the East Rift Valley, you will see a large stream of forests passing through the sugar factory chimney. It is Danongdafu Forest Park. Taiwan is a beautiful island with the forests everywhere, but it seems that only Hualien and Taitung can you see the original beauty of Taiwan. Located in Guangfu Township, Hualien County,  Danongdafu Forest Park is surrounded by the central and coastal mountains. On the periphery of the forest, you can see the history of writing by multiple ethnic groups. Taiwan was once beautiful as its forests, but hundreds of years of development have maded the virgin forests to exit the…

Well, most of the travelers who visit Taiwan will set Taitung as the destination, either for the endless view of ocean or the spontaneous scenery of the mountains. There are many famous mountains in Taitung. Among these mountains, you must put "Chiaming Lake" on your must-travel list. People who have been to Chiaming Lake say that this is one of the most WORTHWHILE trip in their life. Want to visit Chiaming Lake? There are something you need to know before you make the visit! |THE MYSTERY OF CHIAMING LAKE 少女拍📷(@l.t.y____)分享的貼文 於 PDT 2018 年 8月 月 1 日 上午 6:04…

Located in the fertile valley of the water source, Fuli is a typical rural type tribe, an important town of Hualien. A  few hours south of Taipei driving wise, but believe me, it is so worth the trek. In addition to the development of agriculture, the beautiful natural ecological landscape has also gradually promoted the tourism industry. The most famous orange daylilies season in the year attracts a large number of people to come to Hualien. It's quite interesting to appreciate these beautiful flowers, but what else can you play around in Fuli? Take a look about this article, then…

When talking about Taitung, it's always beautiful scenery of the sea and endless mountains. Well, also the leisure and releasable time here. I really like to travel to Taitung because it's really a nice city which makes me get rid of my annoyance. If you follow the news of Taitung, you might know that each summer, there is a Taiwan International Balloon Festival held in Taitung. It is a must-see for many domestic and international tourists, an event that attracts thousands of attendees. The festival takes place in Luye Gaotai of Taitung every summer. You’ll be able to see hot…

For most of the people living in cities, escaping from skyscrapers or the hustle and bustle is part of their weekly routines. Taitung is located in eastern Taiwan, embracing pacific ocean  in the front and gets the hugest Center Mountain in its’ back. With spectacular ocean views, “Not so developed and not so crowded” is also the advantage of this beautiful county. So no matter you are a beach lover or water sports enthusiasts, Taitung is a pretty nice choice to pick. Hotel CUBE operates a brand new B&B-type accommodation here in Taitung located on the national highway No.11. It’s…

We all know that there was a horrible earthquake in Hualien on February 6th, 2018. Roads broke, houses and buildings collapsed. It sounds terrible but fortunately, there are still some scenic spots exist after the earthquake. Let's take a look about these spots. LiYu(Carp) Lake(鯉魚潭, Liˇ Yuˊ Tanˊ) Liyu Lake is located at the foot of Liyu Mountain, in Shoufeng Township's Chinan Village. It is one of the older scenic areas, and is only 18 kilometers from Hualien City. Liyu lake is about 1.6 kilometers in length, making it the largest inland lake in Hualien. There are two other names of Liyu…