A Guide to Dulan, Taitung: Taiwan’s Coolest Beach Hangout

Dulan Beach Taitung Taiwan

If you’re traveling down Highway 11 on Taiwan’s east coast from Hualien to Taitung looking for good surf, want to hang out with artists, or just seeking an antidote to nearby Kenting’s beach resort scene, Dulan is your spot. Dulan is located in a remote and very beautiful corner of Taiwan, but even from Taipei, …

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A Guide to Chishang, Taitung and Cycling Brown Boulevard

Cycling on Brown Boulevard in Chishang, Taitung

Chishang (池上 or Ikegami in the local Taiwanese aboriginal language) is a rural township in northern Taitung, a remote but highly scenic county in the southeastern corner of Taiwan. Chishang features quintessential East Rift Valley scenery, with picturesque rice paddies between the inland and coastal mountain ranges, making it one of the most beautiful places …

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30 Incredible Things to Do in Taitung, Southeastern Taiwan

The best things to do in Taitung and other Taitung attractions

Remote Taitung (台東 or Taidong) in the southeastern corner of Taiwan is a region of stunning beauty, especially along the coast and the inland East Rift Valley. Picture deserted beaches, colorful hot springs, and vistas of rice paddies backed by mountains – now you’re in Taitung. Taitung was one of the last regions of Taiwan …

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A Guide to Feasting at Fengchia Night Market in Taichung

A guide to Fenchia Night Market (Fengjia Night Market) in Taichung, Taiwan

Fengchia Night Market (逢甲夜市, also spelled “Feng Jia” Night Market), is by far the most famous of the many night markets in Taichung. In fact, claims have even been made that it is the largest night market in Taiwan. This is difficult to verify. But there’s no doubt that it’s one of the best night …

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50 Unmissable Things to Do in Taipei in 2024

A super detailed Taipei travel guide for planning all types of travel to Taipei

Taiwan’s bustling, vivacious, food-loving capital has something for everyone. Whether you will travel to Taipei to indulge in the city’s complex history, creative arts, traditional temples, unrivaled nature, or perhaps you just eat your heart out at world-renowned night markets, this city’s got you covered. After living in Taipei for over a decade, there’s no …

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2024 Chinese New Year in Taiwan: Tips for Visiting & Things to Do

A detailed guide to traveling to Taiwan during Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) and Taipei during Chinese New Year

If you’re planning a trip to Taiwan during Chinese New Year, or you are living in Taiwan and starting to prepare for your upcoming holiday, there are some things you should know to help you have a smoother trip. Some people feel strongly that Lunar New Year is NOT the best time to visit Taiwan. …

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