The Dummy Guide For A Wonderful Vacay In Charming Taitung 台東怎么玩:景点推荐教你轻松自由行

It has been almost a year since I first stepped foot on the expansive piece of paradise land on Taiwan’s east coast – TAITUNG. “Tung” means “east” in Chinese, so the name “Taitung” simply means “east of Taiwan”. Despite boasting spectacular scenery with unique ethnic diversity that is hard to find elsewhere on the Formosa…

The Offbeat Way To Spend My First 24 Hours In Kaohsiung 高雄怎么玩:不走市区大众景点的另类一日游

Located on the southern tip of Taiwan, Kaohsiung is home to the island’s busiest port. Despite it being the second largest city after Taipei, I have never really thought of visiting this industrial city. Perhaps it’s because of Kaohsiung’s reputation as a highly polluted city, or maybe it’s due to the fact that there are…

Pursue To Success With A Fun Train Ride Through Taichung’s Dadu District 台中火車小旅行:追分成功大肚区

Since my last trip to Taiwan, I realised that I’d fallen in love with the Taiwan railway system, after I took the slow but joyful train ride from Fangliao, Pingtung to Taitung City Railway Station. Railway rides are not only a relaxing way to enjoy the scenic journey, but they also allow me to discover…

How To Travel Comfortably On A Budget From Taoyuan Airport To Taichung City 从桃园机场到台中市省钱便捷的交通方式

Many travellers who want to explore Taiwan beyond its capital city Taipei will usually take the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR for short) to other cities. Perhaps the main reasons for choosing this transport option is because it is a highly publicized option & thus deemed a fuss-free & convenient choice. But is it really…

From Fangliao to Taitung: Joyful Ride On Taiwan’s Last Ordinary Train 搭乘台铁仅存的普快车,感受不是普通的快乐!

If you recall from my earlier post, the old ordinary train was the real reason that brought me to discover Fangliao, a relatively unknown rural place to foreigners. There are only 2 such train services available on the traditional ordinary train now, which plies the mountainous route linking southern Taiwan to Taitung in the east.…