Nantou is a beautiful county in Taiwan, surrounded by mountains but no sea, you can enjoy climbing in this county. If you like to watch the stars, then Nantou is a good place. Without light pollution, you can clearly see the sky. There are two amazing places suggested for stargazing. Let's have a look. ▸Hehuan Mountain Everyone who has been to Taiwan must know this mountain, especially if you are a climber. Hehuan Mt. is located at the junction of Xiulin Township, Hualien County and Renai Township, Nantou County. When winter comes, the snow will cover all the mountain which…

As we all know that Taiwan is known for the night markets. Not only for the delicacy but for the passionate vendors. Today, we are going to introduce 5 night markets in Taichung. Next time, you can make a plan for night market trip! Fengjia Night Market The Fengjia Night Market (逢甲夜市) was established in 1963 and is Taichung's largest and most popular night market. Gathering the largest number of people in Taichung, having the most special gourmet snacks, costumes and jewelry shops, Fengjia night market is the first-class section of Taichung cuisine. It is difficult to survive here if…

Beautiful wetlands teeming with life made surreal by the sight of wind turbines on the horizon. Located on the south of the mouth of Dajia River, Gaomei Wetlands is a land mixed with both sand and soil textures and comes in 1,500 acres. It has complicated yet rich wetland ecology in Taiwan.  Due to diverse geographical features, the species of its ecology is quite abundant. As weather changes, large flocks of migrating birds would come here for either short or long stay, serving as the best spot for bird-watching. Despite of the ecology, the windmills are its feature, too. It's the prime…

Gaomei Wetland located on the south of the mouth of Dajia River is a land mixed with both sand and soil textures and comes in 1,500 acres. That explains why it has complicated yet rich wetland ecology and possesses the largest group of Bolboschoenus planieulmis in Taiwan. Due to diverse geographical features, the species of its ecology is quite abundant. Every year around fall and winter, large flocks of migrating birds would come here for either short or long stay over the winter, serving as the best spot for bird-watching.   Beautiful wetlands teeming with life made surreal by the…

[台中 / tái zhōng] Under Japanese, and later KMT, economic planning, Kaohsiung became the centre of heavy industry, Taipei the centre of colonial administration, and Taichung? The centre of light industry. If your image of 'Made in Taiwan' still conjures up visions of cheap toys, shoes and electrical goods, then you’ve got old Taichung in mind. Today the name Taichung [ Táizhōng ] tends, among locals anyway, to conjure up visions of great weather. Taipei and Taichung may have similar average temperatures but Taichung is much drier, receiving around 1700mm of rain a year compared with Taipei’s 2170mm. Taichung is a…