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Houtong Cat Village: Taiwan’s Cat-Themed Coal Mining Village

Houtong Cat Village (猴洞貓村) is one of Taiwan’s quirkiest attractions. This formerly prosperous coal mining village is now home to ...
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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. Located at the southeastern edge of the city, it ...
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A Guide to Kenting National Park at the Southern Tip of Taiwan

Kenting National Park is Taiwan’s oldest national park. For Taiwanese, Kenting (墾丁, pronounced ken ding) is synonymous with beaches, water ...
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Visiting Xpark Taoyuan, the Best Aquarium in Taiwan

Xpark (official site / buy tickets here) is Taiwan’s newest and, in my personal opinion, best aquarium. This may come ...
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A Travel Guide to Yilan, Taiwan’s Family-Friendly County

Yilan (宜蘭, formerly spelled Ilan) is a favorite weekend getaway for Taipei people, especially families. It is close enough for ...
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10 Best Places to See Capybaras in Taiwan (cuteness overload!)

Don’t ask me how or why capybaras (水豚, literally “water dolphins”) became one of the hottest tourist attractions in Taiwan. ...
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