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Active Exploring In Taiwan’s Taroko National Park

Encompassing 920 km² (355 square miles), Taroko National Park is one of Taiwan’s eight national parks. It spans Taichung City, Nantou County and Hualien County, and includes an array of recreational activities, attractions and beautiful landscapes. One highlight of visiting […]

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Unusual Excursions: Traveler’s Guide To Quirky Taiwan

For those looking for an unusual travel experience, Taiwan is full of them. As you wander the streets of the various cities and villages keep your eyes open, as you can easily find something bizarre on every corner (honestly, it […]

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Cycling Sun Moon Lake In Taiwan, Touted As One Of The Most Beautiful Trails In The World

Said to be one of “10 Breathtaking Cycling Routes” around the world by CNN News in 2012, I was able to experience the Yuetan Bike Path around Sun Moon Lake from Shuishe, Taiwan. You can choose to do the leisurely 12-kilometer […]

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Unusual Discoveries In A Taiwanese Fish Market

The Fuji Fishing Habor Village is located less than an hour away from Taipei’s city center, making it popular day trip from Taipei, Taiwan. It is here that people enjoy having a meal at a local seafood restaurant, watching the […]

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Hiking In Taiwan’s Dramatic Yehliu Geopark

Near Taipei, you’ll have the chance to explore one of Taiwan’s most unusual landscapes. Yehliu Geopark, located in Taiwan’s Guanyinshuan National Scenic Area, is known as being the country’s most dramatic geological areas. While in front of the park you’ll […]

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A Quirky Stay In Hi-Lai Plaza Hotel’s Hello Kitty Room

Although Hello Kitty was invented in Japan, locals of Taiwan are obsessed — evident by their Hello Kitty Castle in Hsinchu, Hello Kitty Maternity Hospital in Yuanlin and currently-under-renovation Hello Kitty Restaurant in Taipei. Luckily, I was privy to the […]

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Dining In A Life-Sized Daydream In Taipei, Taiwan

For those looking to explore tasty Taiwanese culture, the quintessential food philosophy behind the local cuisine is Asian fusion, as the culinary culture takes recipes and cooking styles from nearby Asian cultures, mainly China. If you’re in Taipei, one top […]