There are countless heritage places in Taichung worth visiting. Many of them have been given new life and are great for one- or two-day walkabout tours.
The west region of Nantou County in central Taiwan is well known as a tea growing area. Tea plantations can be visited from the flatlands to mountains about 1,600 meters up.
Michelin, publishers of the world’s best-known restaurant guides, included the south of Taiwan for the first time when researching the latest edition of their Red Guide gourmet bible.
Here is an introduction to some of the top choices for accommodation in Kaohsiung most iconic city center views, such as Kaohsiung Port and Love River. Also find short introductions to four museums in central Kaohsiung.
Over the last few decades Kaohsiung City has been transformed from an industrial city to a tourist-friendly modern city with countless cultural attractions.
Rice is by far Taiwan’s most important food crop. So important in fact, that roughly half of the country’s arable land is given over to cultivating it. And for good reason, too, because for many Taiwanese, not a meal goes by in which rice does not feature in some form or other. To prove the point (if indeed it needed proving), Travel in Taiwan recently sampled some of the many rice-based offerings available in Taipei.
Yilan County’s south provides quality camping experiences in the quietest of environs just 90 minutes to two hours from Taipei’s thrumming. There is little light pollution, opening up the starry skies for you at night. Here, for your consideration – two of the region’s best and most popular campgrounds.
It’s time to soak it up in Yilan County, which though only an hour-plus from pulsating Taipei by motor vehicle lives at a pace far more relaxed than in the capital. Immerse yourself in health-enhancing mineral-water experiences all around the county, in facilities ranging from no lucre outlay to 5-star lucre outlay.
A Style Alike is one of the best English lifestyle blogs in Taiwan, introducing you to cool cafes, restaurants and boutiques.
When bicycling in Taiwan there is help along the way, in many places, in form of the “bike supply stations.”