Revisiting Jialulan: Creative Artworks By Taiwan’s Scenic East Coast 重游加路蘭:细赏绮丽东海岸上的创意艺术

Jialulan Recreation Area is located near the 157K marker of Provincial Highway No.11, within a quick 15-min drive from Taitung City centre. 加路蘭遊憩區就在台11线157公里附近,离台東市区不过短短15分钟的车程。 Formerly a waste soil dumping ground of the airforce’s Jhihhang base airport, Taiwan’s East Coast National Scenic Area Administration planned & redeveloped the coastal area to this popular tourist attraction we know now. I…

A Memorable Taitung Day Trip Along The Forgotten Highway#20 Part 2 被遗忘的南横公路⇲难忘的台東一日游(II)

In my last post, I shared about the first half of my most memorable day for the recent Taiwan trip in March. Have you read it yet? 😉 [Click to read it first if you haven’t, so that you can follow the sequence 😅: A Memorable Taitung Day Trip Along The Forgotten Highway#20 Part 1.] 上篇文章里,我分享了三月份在被遗忘的南横公路游走的难忘的台東一日游第一章。你阅读了吗?😉…

A Memorable Taitung Day Trip Along The Forgotten Highway#20 Part 1 被遗忘的南横公路⇲难忘的台東一日游(I)

When it comes to travelling in Taitung County, foreign travellers typically stick to the 2 major provincial highways – No. 9 & No. 11, commonly known as the mountain line & ocean line respectively, to access major tourist attractions in the county [find out how to navigate your way for the best of Taitung through:…

2018 Taitung City Food Hunt: 9 Local Favourites Not To Miss 2018台東市吃货篇:9大不可错过的在地美食

Last June, I visited Taitung City for the first time, without expecting much of yummy local eats, given that the city is better known for its idyllic landscapes & relaxing pace of life. Oh boy, I was wrong then, as we managed to suss out 7 tantalising local delights through our 3-night stay [read more…

7 Great Things To Do Other Than Hot Air Balloons In Luye Taitung 台東縣鹿野鄉除了热气球之外的7大好去处

The Taiwan International Balloon Festival is a major attraction that has put the lesser-known Taitung County in Taiwan on the international tourist radar in recent years. The festival was first held in 2011 in Taitung’s Luye Gaotai. Since then, many international tourists equate the agricultural Luye Township to the amazing hot air balloons. However, Luye Township certainly…

Wuling Village, Yanping Township: Discovering Gems Deep In Huatung Valley 武陵村延平鄉:探索花東縱谷里的纯朴部落

Located between Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range & Hai’an Range, Huatung Valley is a long & narrow valley stretching for about 180 km from Hualien City in the north to Taitung City in the south near the island’s east coast. Its name was hence derived from an abbreviation of the Hualien-Taitung Valley, also known as East…

Revisiting The World’s Most Beautiful Library @National Taitung University 再访世界8美之首台東大學圖書館:深入体会它的美

Last June marked my virgin trip to Taitung, the “garden of Taiwan”, where I knew very little about the county then. Thus, we adopted a “touch-and-go” approach for many of the attractions, for the sake of those “I’ve been here” photos. 😂 However, the charming county is certainly worth more than a snapshot tour. Therefore, even though…