Taitung Private Tour Day 3: Visiting Hualien’s Southernmost Fengbin Township 台东包车游第三天:探访花莲县最南端的丰滨乡

Directly connected to Taitung County’s Changbin Township, Hualien County’s Fengbin Township is a quiet rural township with plenty of scenic attractions to marvel at. Traditionally, Fengbin’s economic structure is based mainly on agriculture & fishery, just like Changbin. However, in recent years, the township is placing more emphasis on tourism given its strategic location facing…

Taitung Private Tour Day 3: Unveiling Changbin Township’s Gems Only Locals Know 台东包车游第三天:寻访只有在地人才晓得的长滨乡美景

Time flies when we are enjoying ourselves. The same theory applies to day 3 of our Taitung private tour. Before we realised, it was almost 4 pm when we arrived in the northernmost township in Taitung County – Changbin Township. Situated midway between Taitung City & Hualien City, Changbin is blessed with a long scenic…

Taitung Private Tour Day 3: Soaking In Chenggong Township’s Wonders (II) 台东包车游第三天:成功镇热门、私房打卡景点通杀(II)

The rain was still going strong after we had our lunch & prepared to leave Chenggong Fishing Port. Nevertheless, the tour had to go on. Just a 10-min drive up north, was our next destination – Pisirian. 午餐后要离开成功渔港时,雨势丝毫没有减弱的迹象。既然老天爷想怎么样不在我们的控制范围,就不要去烦恼了吧。仅10分钟的车程往北走,我们就抵达下一个景点——比西里岸。 Pisirian is a simple Amis tribal village and its name means “goat-herding” in the tribal language. Located…

Taitung Private Tour Day 3: Soaking In Chenggong Township’s Wonders (I) 台东包车游第三天:成功镇热门、私房打卡景点通杀(I)

On the final day (day 3) of our Taitung private tour, we had originally planned for the dolphin cruise in the morning, after which our driver guide A-Wei drive us to the scenic spots along the East Coast National Scenic Area to eventually arrive at Hualien City. However, due to unexpected bad weather conditions, the…

Taitung Private Tour Day 2: Immersing In Lovely Sights @Taimali 台东包车游第二天:太美丽的太麻里

After visiting 2 of the most beautiful academic institutions in Taiwan, we proceeded down south to Taimali Township, also known as the “Village of Sunrise”. Situated in the southeastern part of Taitung County, the rural township is populated mainly by the Paiwan indigenous people. Its original Paiwan name is “Ja bau li”, which means “where…

Start Taitung Private Tour Day 2 At 2 Of Taiwan’s Most Beautiful Schools 台东包车游第二天:拜访全台最美的学府

Such a pleasant surprise to wake up to a bright & sunny morning the next day (Friday), when we had expected the plum rain to continue to pour throughout. However, as our dolphin cruise for the following day (Saturday) was cancelled due to bad weather forecast, there were last minute changes to our itinerary. Originally,…

Taitung Private Tour Day 1 Part 3: Hidden Gems in Yanping & Luye Township 台东包车游第一天:延平及鹿野乡寻幽探秘记

The rain became heavier as we left the charming Chishang Township in the northern part of Taitung County back south towards Luye Township. Most travellers who have heard of Luye Township would probably know it because of the popular annual hot-air balloon festival every July at Luye Gaotai. But no, we weren’t going to try…