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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A 2024 Guide to Xiaoliuqiu Island, a Turtle Spotting Hot Spot

Things to do in Xiaoliuqiu Island Taiwan

Xiaoliuqiu is one of the gems of southern Taiwan. This small island off the coast of Pingtung and Kaohsiung tempts visitors with its fine beaches, coral caves, island vibes, and guaranteed opportunity to see giant sea turtles. Taiwan’s “Little Okinawa” lies a mere 12.5 km (7.8 mi) off the coast, much closer than other popular …

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Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan: A 2024 Visitors’ Guide

Sun Moon Lake Taiwan

Sun Moon Lake‭ in Nantou ‬is Taiwan’s largest lake‭ ‬and‭,‬. With 6‭ ‬million visitors a year‭, ‬also‭ ‬one of Taiwan’s‭ ‬most popular scenic attractions‭, ‬along with Alishan and Taroko Gorge‭. What is Sun Moon Lake famous for? Sun Moon Lake‭ ‬attractions‭ such as‭ the views from ‬Wenwu Temple‭ and Sun Moon Lake Ropeway‭, cherry blossom …

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Wulai Hot Spring & Old Street: A 2024 Guide

Wulai Hot Spring in Wulai, Taiwan

Wulai (烏來, Tayal language: Ulay, which means ‘hot spring’) is the largest district of New Taipei City, but only has around 6000 residents, by far the lowest population density. Officially the only “mountain indigenous district” of New Taipei City, it is home to the closest aboriginal Taiwanese village to Taipei City. There are many reasons …

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Alishan, Taiwan: A Super Detailed 2024 Guide

A guide to Alishan National Scenic Area in Alishan Taiwan

Alishan (阿里山 or Mt. Ali) in Chiayi county is one of Taiwan’s top attractions and one of its most famous mountain resorts, along with Qingjing Farm. Many visitors try to include Alishan on their Taiwan itinerary, but it usually turns out to be the most complicated part of their trip, especially getting there. That’s why …

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Getting to Alishan from Taipei, Chiayi, Sun Moon Lake (2024 Info)

Alishan, Taiwan

Alishan is one of Taiwan’s most popular attractions, along with Sun Moon Lake and Taroko Gorge. It is famous for its sunrises over seas of clouds, cherry blossoms, misty forests, and high mountain teas. However, getting to Alishan, and getting around the park once you get there, IS COMPLICATED! So it’s something you should plan …

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