A Guide to Luye and the Taitung Hot Air Balloon Festival

50 things to do in Taiwan

In my East Coast Taiwan article I recommend Luye as one of the best places to stay in Taitung/Hualien if you traveling down Highway 11 in Taiwan’s beautiful East Rift Valley (along with Yuli and Guanshan). However, I only recently actually stayed in Luye for the first time, to take my kids to the incredible …

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The Stunning East Coast of Taiwan Pt. 2: Hualien to Taitung and Kenting

The East Coast of Taiwan is a remote region of unparalleled beauty and perfect place for a Taiwan road trip. In Part 1 of this guide, I covered the popular Hualien region. For getting to Hualien, return train tickets from Taipei are included in this popular Taroko Gorge day tour, you can fly directly from …

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