You must have heard about Lugang(鹿港) if you come to Taiwan. Lugang can be seen as one of the must-go in Taiwan. Talking about Lugang, it was once the economic and transport hub of central Taiwan in earlier times. There is a saying goes "The first is Tainan, second is Lugang and the third is Mengjia(today's Wanhua district in Taipei)". This illustrates the high position of the town in its glory days. In addition to being the early cultural capital of Taiwan, Lugang was also a commercially prosperous area. During the Qing dynasty, the town was an important trading port, bringing all…

Taichung is exactly a wonderful city attracts people visit. Whether beautiful spots or amazing delicacies, visitors as well as Taiwanese people take Taichung as their weekends-travel destination. It's now quite convenient to travel to Taichung. Besides trains and buses, you can also go there by high speed rail. There are 5 instaworthy spots I want to let you know. Hope you enjoy your trip! RAINBOW VILLAGE(Rainbow Military Community) You might have once seen a rainbow on the sky, but you might never go to a village with lots of rainbow. The rainbow in this village means colorful. Rainbow village was…

Located in the Sanyi Township of Miaoli, Yutengping Bridge. There is an interesting story about the town of Longteng that is revealing of the superstitious beliefs that local people once held. When the first settlers started to cultivate land in the area, they believed that Liyu Lake, located nearby, was inhabited by a carp spirit which brought hardship to the people. In order to overcome this evil spirit they planted yuteng (a poisonous plant) in the Longteng Mountain area. At the same time they gave the mountain in the east the name Guandao Mountain (lit. Guan Sword Mountain) hoping that…

Xianxi in Changhua was once garrisoned in the early days. The squatting farm of clams were the remaining of the veterans. These 11 red block constructions were made in clams which gave its name. As time changed, it has become ruin. As for now, it's a hot spot for photographing. In the 1960s, in order to resettle the retired military personnel who came to Taiwan, the retreat association chose to set up a "squatting farm" in Xianxi in Changhua. So that the retired personnel could take care of themselves. To solve their living problems, a large number of military camps…

Located in Taichung City, National Taichung Theater is not just a building that houses the opera, the entire architecture itself is an opera. Avant-garde and unique, it is the first time feeling when I saw her. National Taichung Theater is the building that is the most difficult one to construct in the world, and it is the ninth new landmark in the world designed by the Japanese architect Toyo Ito and completed by the Taiwan team. "One can feel the flow of air, sound and light not only in the foyer, but within the restaurant, sky garden and everywhere else in…

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…

Last week I went to Taichung for a one-day trip. I have set a goal for myself that this time I wanted to try some local dishes. Let me show you what I have tried that day in Taichung. ▸Shengqiao Taiwanese burger(盛橋刈包) The first stop of my journey was Shengqiao Taiwanese burger(盛橋刈包). It's only 3 minutes walk from the station. It is a class Taiwanese burger, almost with pork belly served in a steamed bun, but the burger here is quite different. There are some interesting favors like Taiwanese noodles, french fries with cheese and sakura shrimps and matcha ice cream. Yes,…