Danongdafu Forest Park: Enjoy The Unique Huatung Valley Forest In Hualien 大農大富平地森林園區:感受花蓮光復鄉绿宝石之美

After viewing 3 different types of lakes/ spring for the first half of our Hualien private tour, we proceeded to Danongdafu Forest Park, the highlight of our day. More accurately, I should say it was the highlight of the evening, because this was where we would enjoy a firefly night tour in the forest. 😅 I…

New Mystic Sights In The Amis Guangfu Township Of Hualien 花蓮光復鄉的美丽神话秘境:吉利潭与藍色眼淚

The first half of our Hualien private day tour seemed to be closely associated with scenic water views nestled in the mountainous region. 😅 We started the tour in Shoufeng Township’s Villa Home by a dreamy manmade lake [more details in this article: Shoufeng, Hualien: Picturesque Eco Farm Views @Villa Home]. Thereafter, we drove down south to…

Hualien City Food Hunt: 5 Great Eats @Dongdamen Night Market 花蓮市吃货篇:東大门夜市五大必尝美食

More often than not, mention the east of Taiwan, where Taitung & Hualien sit, & most people will immediately think of its picturesque natural surroundings. However, both counties are also part of Taiwan, which is well known for its yummylicious street food & bustling night markets. Surely there is a night market to look forward…

Shoufeng, Hualien: Picturesque Eco Farm Views @Villa Home 雲山水:花蓮縣壽豐鄉如诗如画的热门景点

Located on an expansive 24-hectare plot of land in Shoufeng Township, Villa Home is a privately owned ecological farm cum homestay opened since July 2010. Its owners decided to retire in 2006 & started searching for scenic farmlands in Taiwan that matched their ideal dream home image. They realised that this ecological area (equivalent to…

Instagrammable Spots & Yummy Local Food In Fengbin, Hualien 寻访花蓮縣豐濱鄉热门打卡景点与部落美食

Just like last year, Fengbin Township was our entry point into Hualien County from Taitung via Provincial Highway No. 11. Again, it was a gloomy afternoon when we arrived after a healthy foot reflexology session in Changbin [read more about the therapeutic experience in: Healthy Foot Reflexology @Changbin Catholic Church, Taitung]. However, that didn’t stop me…

How To Enjoy Hualien In 2 Days Without Taroko National Park 花蓮轻旅行:不走太鲁阁也一样充实的二日游

Located on the island’s mountainous east coast up north from Taitung, Hualien County is Taiwan’s largest county in terms of land area. Because of the relatively convenient 2-hour train ride from its capital – Taipei City to Hualien City, Hualien is a popular scenic destination to escape from the hustle & bustle of the capital…

Hualien City Accommodation Review: Great Location & Facilities @Hi-inn B&B, But… 花蓮市住宿篇:占地理与硬体设施优势的海芸旅人窩,真的值得推荐吗?

It’s been a long time since I stayed in so many accommodations for any 1 particular trip, because I personally prefer to spend a few nights & explore each destination at a more relaxing pace. Although I didn’t break the 8-hotels-in-a-trip record from my 2013 12D10N Eastern USA + Canada trip yet, the number of accommodations…