Taiwan

The Alangyi Ancient Trail (阿塱壹古道) is practically the only stretch of Taiwan’s coast that hasn’t been reached by modern highways. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A Breathtaking Ancient Trail

Nestled between Pingtung  County (屏東縣) in southern Taiwan and Taitung County (台東縣) in the east, the Alangyi Ancient Trail (阿塱壹古道) used to be an important route for aboriginal tribes for hunting, migrating, and trading goods between the eastern part and…

Taiwan’s freeway service areas have become destinations where people can shop, dine, relax, and have fun. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Step Inside Taiwan’s Unique Freeway Service Areas

There are two major longitudinal (north to south) national freeways in Taiwan — National Freeway No. 1, also known as the Sun Yat-sen Freeway (中山高速公路), and National Freeway No. 3, also called the Formosa Freeway (福爾摩沙高速公路). Both freeways have service areas about…

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A Breathtaking Ancient Trail

Nestled between Pingtung  County (屏東縣) in southern Taiwan and Taitung County (台東縣) in the east, the Alangyi Ancient Trail (阿塱壹古道) used to be an important route for aboriginal tribes for…

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Step Inside Taiwan’s Unique Freeway Service Areas

There are two major longitudinal (north to south) national freeways in Taiwan — National Freeway No. 1, also known as the Sun Yat-sen Freeway (中山高速公路), and National Freeway No. 3, also called…

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Taiwanese Tennis Champion Tseng Chun-Hsin

A Taiwanese boy is taking the tennis world by storm. He is Tseng Chun-Hsin, nicknamed the “Taiwan Night Market Champion” because his parents do business in a night market. In…

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Intriguing Lotus Leisure Farms in Taiwan

Guanyin (觀音) is a typical agricultural district in northern Taiwan’s Taoyuan City, where farmers have transformed their paddy fields into lotus leisure farms to add value to their agricultural operations.

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A Wetland With Lovely Night-Blooming Flowers

Situated in the Dongshan River drainage area in northern  Taiwan‘s Yilan County, Yilan 52-jia Wetland (宜蘭五十二甲溼地) is one of the 41 National Class Wetlands designated by the Taiwanese government in…

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Monkeys That Like to Eat Bamboo Shoots

There are 23 recognized species of macaques under the genus Macaca, 22 of which live in Asia, including Taiwan. Macaca cyclopsis, also known as the Formosan rock macaque (台灣獼猴), is native to Taiwan.…

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A Small Island That Abounds With Natural Beauty

Liuqiu, also called Xiao Liuqiu or Little Liuqiu (小琉球), is a beautiful island with abundant coral reefs. It is approximately 15 kilometers off the west coast of Southern Taiwan’s Pingtung…

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A Secluded Organic Farm Nestled Among Beautiful Gardens

Offering delectable organic gourmet dishes made with fresh ingredients in a casual setting, Fangyu Farm (芳裕農場) is a famous restaurant situated in a small picturesque valley in Keelung City’s Maling Keng (瑪陵坑)…

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‘One Country’ in Hong Kong and Taiwan?

It’s been 20 years since China adopted the one country, two systems (OCTS) policy with Hong Kong. However, it has been a bumpy ride so far. There have been several…