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…

Beitou is not only famous for hot springs but also for some cultural monuments. There is a place that is worth-visiting when traveling to Beitou. Plum Garden(梅庭) is a place with a two-storey residence which combines Japanese and Western architectural styles. The wooden building has been remained since 1930s. Full of comfortable atmosphere, it's a nice choice to stroll here after a meal.  Plum Garden is a Japanese-style wooden building that was listed as a historical building by the Taipei City Government and was once the summer gateway home of former Control Yuan president and famous Chinese calligrapher master Yu You-Ren.…

Hsinchu is famous for its Hakka culture. To learn a culture well, we must make a experience of their living. There are two places I will recommend you to visit in Hsinchu. Today, we are going to talk about Beipu Old Street, a street where is historical and full of a reminiscent atmosphere. Beipu Old Street was Beipu’s most thriving commercial district in the Qing period. Today, it boasts Taiwan’s highest concentration of historic sites , with seven such locations along a short 200-meter stretch. Grade one historic sites Jinguangfu House, the Chiang family’s Tianshui Hall, and the former residence of…

Hsinchu County is home to the largest Hakka community in Taiwan. Most of the early Hakka immigrants to this region landed at Hongmao Harbor and Nanliao Harbor, the majority coming from Haifeng and Lufeng in China. The Hakka residents in Hsinchu have unique dialects, customs and religious practices that reflect differences of environment. If you want to take a look of Hakka's world, come and visit Neiwan old street and Beipu old street, the TOP 2 worth-visiting old streets of Hsinchu. Neiwan Old Street Neiwan Branch line is among the three infamous train branches in Taiwan. Visitors can take the Neiwan Branch…

As we all know that Hsinchu is a county with abundant Hakka culture. They are known for their diligence, respect for the teachings of their ancestors, and commitment to education. Many Hakka communities have preserved their traditional dialects, culture and customs. It's said that if you want to understand a culture well, join into their life is the best way. There is a old street that is full of Hakka culture, it might be the best destination if you want to learn more about Hakka, Neiwan old street. Neiwan Scenic Area is encircled by tall hills and run through with Youluo…

LUCfest is a showcase festival combines music forum that foothold in Taiwan, and aims to connect with Asia to further the global music industry. LUCfest has become a new option for people to take holidays and travels in Tainan, enjoying the music and the atmosphere of the ancient city, Tainan. From 11/30/2018(Fri) to 12/2/2018 (Sun), LUCfest will present a 3 days’ event in Tainan, more than 10 showcase performances will be hold at 6 different stages around the city. It is expected to have over 40 performing artists to participate the showcase, along with internationally renowned music artists, record companies, labels,…

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…

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…

Taiwan's railways offer an endless variety of experience, and the scenery lining their routes provides an infinite range of fascinating scenery. If you want to get a close look at the island's beauties without having to suffer the troubles of unfamiliar roads and the frustrations of traffic congestion, then you could do no better than choose a railroad tour and immerse yourself in the delights of enchanting coastlines, awesome mountains, placid farmlands, and engrossing countryside. Alishan Forest Railway carries passengers through four climatic zones and each section of the line passes by truly unique scenery. It also allows you to experience…

NanJiuBaoShan – 南久保山 is located in Pingtung not far from Laoqijia 老七佳. I’ve been to JiuBaoShan 久保山 and figured it was time I hiked to this peak. The morning had great weather and nice views on the way up to the trailhead.  It’s quite a climb, even by motorcycle. You’ll eventually be at the “top” when you see this place. From here you can go left or right. Whichever way you choose it’s one large circle that will bring you back here. I suggest taking the left road. You’ll wind through more mountain roads and eventually come to some really tall grass, or maybe…