Miaoli Taiwan: Hakka Culture & Off-the-Beaten-Track Travels

Things to do in Miaoli Taiwan

Miaoli is a mountainous county in northern central Taiwan. Foreign tourists seldom visit it because none of the things to do in Miaoli ever make it onto “must-do in Taiwan” lists (although I put three Miaoli attractions on my list of best things to do in Taiwan). The Taiwanese are certainly aware of Miaoli’s rural …

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Wenshan Hot Spring: Taroko Gorge’s Spectacular Secret

Wenshan Hot Spring, Taroko Gorge, Taiwan

I’ve been in Taiwan for eight years, and I recently got to check one destination off my Taiwan bucket list: Taroko Gorge‘s Wenshan Hot Spring (文山溫泉, also spelled Wunshan). The scenery, famous location, and inaccessibility of this Hualien hot spring make it, in my opinion, one of the most intriguing hot springs in Taiwan, and …

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