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:…

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…

More Beautiful Finds In Taimali Township, Taitung 再访台東縣太麻里,还是太美丽

Taimali Township is a rural township located along the South-Link Highway in Taitung, about an hour’s drive northeast of the mountain indigenous Daren Township [discover more about our adventure in the lesser-known township through this article: Daren Township: Searching For Hidden Gems In Southernmost Taitung]. There are 9 villages in the township, namely Duoliang, Jinlun, Xianglan,…

Daren Township: Searching For Hidden Gems In Southernmost Taitung 台東縣達仁鄉:寻访南迴線上的山水秘境

Located in southernmost Taitung, Daren Township is home to mainly the Taiwan aborigine Paiwan people. Spanning an approximate land area of 306 km2, the mountain indigenous township comprises of 6 villages: Nantian, Senyong, Anshuo, Sinhua, Tuban & Taiban, with the South-Link Highway passing through. Because of its geographical location to the south of Central Mountain Range, over…