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: 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…

Savour Taitung City’s Tantalizing Local Flavors 台东市中心美食篇:品尝诱人的在地风味

One of the alluring factors for visitors to Taiwan is its mouth-watering street food selection, particularly at the numerous night markets in the country. Just in the vibrant capital – Taipei alone, there are at least 17 popular night markets, & we have not taken into account the multifarious local budget eateries, cafes & high-end…

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…

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…

Taitung Private Tour Day 1 Part 2: Wandering Through Chishang’s Paddy Fields 台东包车游第一天-池上田园好风光

Following the morning tour in Beinan Township, we proceeded to Chishang Township, about an hour’s drive (about 46 km) north of Shanli village. Best known as the hometown of rice, Chishang is 1 of the popular tourist attractions of Huadong Valley. The agricultural township produces the most renowned quality of rice in Taiwan, & Chishang…