Feel At Home At 500KM Home In Hualien City 花莲市中心:住宿伍百里驿站感受家的温暖

After visiting Fangliao & Taitung, we proceeded to Hualien for 2 nights in Hualien City. As it was my first time to Hualien, I decided to be a “typical tourist” to check out the most-visited tourist attraction in the county, i.e. Taroko Gorge. Therefore staying in Hualien City was an obvious choice for us given…

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…

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…