The Best Sun Moon Lake Tours According to Taiwan Travel Expert

Sun Moon Lake Pass

Sun Moon Lake is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Taiwan and should definitely be included on your Taiwan itinerary. Taking a small group tour to Sun Moon Lake allows you to get there and explore the lake with worrying about the logistics or finding a hotel (which often sell out on long …

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Sun Moon Lake Pass: Is it Worth the Money? (updated 2023)

Sun Moon Lake Pass

If you are going to Sun Moon Lake, one of the best places to visit in Taiwan, you can save some money by getting the Sun Moon Lake Pass, or “Sun Moon Lake Package.” The Sun Moon Lake pass has many different options, including connections with Taichung, Alishan and the Xitou Monster Village. I’ll explain …

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Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan: Your Essential 2023 Guide

Sun Moon Lake Taiwan

Sun Moon Lake‭, 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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Taiwan with Kids: How to Plan a Round-Island Trip

Taiwan with kids

When I first moved to Taiwan, I never imagined I’d end up living in Taiwan for 10+ years, marrying a Taiwanese, and having two kids. Sage and Lavender were born and raised there before we moved to Canada in 2019. We never let having kids stop us from exploring our beloved Taipei (see my tips …

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Sun Moon Lake Tea: Why is it so good?

Sun Moon Lake Tea

When it comes to Taiwanese tea, oolongs like Alishan High Mountain Tea, Dong Ding, and Oriental Beauty are internationally renowned, but fewer people are aware that the country also produces some excellent black teas. While many of Taiwan’s tea growing regions do produce a limited amount of black tea, Sun Moon Lake is practically synonymous …

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Ruby Red #18 Tea (台灣紅玉紅茶)

Ruby Red 18

Ruby Red 18 was the first tea sample that I received as a part of my subscription to Global Tea Hut‘s monthly Tea and Tao Magazine. Read more about my visit to Global Tea Hut and my full guide to Miaoli, where the international organization is based. When I first started writing about the amazing …

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