Places

Lisong Hot Spring: How to Visit Taiwan’s Prettiest Wild Spring

Lisong Hot Spring (栗松溫泉) in Taitung county is widely regarded as the most beautiful wild hot spring in Taiwan. The ...
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Fenqihu Old Street: Bentos, Bamboo & Fireflies in Alishan Region

Fenqihu (奮起湖, also spelled Fenchihu) is a major highlight in one of my personal favorite regions of Taiwan: Alishan. This ...
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Our 20 Favorite Things to Do in Taiwan with Our Kids

My two kids were born in Taiwan – their mommy is Taiwanese and I’m a Canadian who lived there for over ...
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30+ Things to Do in Hualien (besides Taroko Gorge!)

As you’ve most likely already heard, a massive earthquake struck Hualien on the east coast of Taiwan on April 3, ...
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Longshan Temple: How to Pray for Love at Taipei’s Top Temple

Longshan Temple is indisputably the most famous temple in Taipei city, Taiwan. And it’s not just a tourist-trap, either. Locals ...
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My Skyline 460 Experience: Standing on Top of Taipei 101

Skyline 460 is a relatively new experience at Taipei 101, the tallest building in Taiwan and one of the top ...
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Visiting Puli on the Way to Sun Moon Lake or Cingjing Farm

Puli is a township in Nantou, Taiwan’s mountainous central county. In fact, the geographical center of Taiwan is in Puli. ...
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20 Places to Visit in Taiwan that I’m Obsessed With

In this article, I’ve shortlisted my 20 favorite destinations in Taiwan. It wasn’t easy! After living in Taiwan for over ...
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Houtong Cat Village: Taiwan’s Cat-Themed Coal Mining Village

Houtong Cat Village (猴洞貓村) is one of the quirkiest attractions in Taiwan and one of our favorite places to take ...
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How to Visit Taipingshan, Northern Taiwan’s Top Mountain Resort

Taipingshan (太平山 or Taiping Mountain) National Forest Recreation Area in Yilan county is one of Taiwan’s most popular and appealing ...
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A Maokong Gondola Guide: Best Teahouses, Hikes, and Taipei Views

Makong Gondola (貓空纜車) is the only gondola/cable car in Taipei City and one of Taiwan’s most popular attractions. Located at ...
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How to Hike Elephant Mountain (Xiangshan) for Epic Taipei Views

Elephant Mountain (象山 or Xiangshan) is a mountain in eastern Taipei City. The relatively short trail up the 184-meter mountain ...
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