Enter Taiwan’s treasure trove of nature – Taroko National Park! The arguable most beautiful hiking trails on the islands are to be found here and is a trip every Taiwan traveler just has to make!Continue Reading "Unforgettable Taroko National Park!"
Or how to find a beating heart of nature at the Botanical Garden in the middle of bustling Taipei City.Continue Reading "Stunning Taipei Botanical Garden!"
Feeling tired of the big city jungle? Get a taste of the real thing and join us to Jinmian Mountain, a free guided Homey Hostel Hiking Tour!Continue Reading "No 1 Hiking Tour on Jinmian Mountain!"
You’re looking for a change from big city life in Taipei? Go visit Yilan County for a 2 day trip, relax in beautiful nature and enjoy relaxing hot springs!Continue Reading "2 Day Trip to Awesome Yilan"
Les Différents parcours de randonnée autours de Taipei Vous venez d’arriver a Taïwan, et résidez actuellement à Taipei sa capitale, vous appréciez l’ambiance, le style, le côté pratique, ainsi que toutes les activités que cette ville peut vous offrir. Mais en bon amoureux de la nature ce dont vous avez besoin c’est aussi de promenade, de randonnée au coeur de la nature et des forêts. Pas d’inquietude! Taipei dispose de tout ce dont vous avez besoin en la matière. Ici je vais vous lister 3 randonnées…Continue Reading “Randonnée et remise en forme à Taipei”
Maokong Maokong mountain is one of many mountains in Taipei. The mountain is riddled with tea houses, you can taste the tea that was grown on Maokong itself as you rest after completing a long trail. The views and wildlife will not disappoint as they are in abundance. So put on your most comfortable shoes and make your way there. Like every mountain, it is possible to go up Maokong by hiking from all the way down, but most people use the famous gondolas. …Continue Reading “Maokong”
How to go to the national park called Kenting from Taipei. There are many ways to make your way to the Hawaii of Taiwan. It is a long ride as both places are at the extremities of the country, but the scenery is definitely worth the journey. In order for you to arrive in Kenting in the best way possible, let me breakdown the different ways you can take reach it. Without further ado, the first mode of transport for Taipei to Kenting is: 1….Continue Reading “Taipei to Kenting”
Amongst many things, Taipei is known for its hot weather. With temperatures very often passed 30 degrees, it is useful to know what to do under the sweltering hot sun. First of all, any soul brave enough to go through a hot day in Taipei deserves an ice cream and what else than Ice Monster for some shaved ice. Head to Da’an district to taste their myriad of flavors; mango, strawberry, kiwi and more. Head to their website to find out more. After…Continue Reading “What to do on a hot day in Taipei”
Dadaocheng Wharf Two years ago Dadaocheng wharf was not a place many people associated as pleasant, it used to be deserted and full of mosquitos, but now things have changed. It is a great riverside park. It has everything, from fast food to vending machines, and endless benches by the water to take someone special on a romantic date or just friends or even alone. For those who love a good workout, there are a few basketball courts, tennis courts, and bars for those…Continue Reading “Dadaocheng Wharf”
When I’m not living in Taipei studying Chinese, I’m an ecologist, so being outside and otherwise surrounded by nature is kind of my thing. Whenever I move to a new city, my first goal is to find my favorite parks so that I know exactly where to go when I want to sit and relax, go on a run, or have a change of scenery while I’m doing my homework. While I haven’t visited all of Taipei’s green spaces (there are at least a hundred…Continue Reading “The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Guide to Taipei”