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Highest Earth God temple in Taiwan relocated to lower elevation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The She-Pa National Park Headquarters said on Wednesday (Aug. 25) that the highest Earth God temple in Taiwan, which is located on Xueshan at an altitude of 3,520 meters, ...

iPhone found 44 days after being dropped into Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An iPhone belonging to a lucky college student was recently found over a month after it was accidentally dropped into Sun Moon lake. Firefighter Chen Chang-hung (陳長紅) f...

Heart-wrenching stories behind mysterious Tomb of Lost Love in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Going for a hike in the countryside is a pleasure when most of your time is spent indoors feeling anxious, and the Diaoshan Trail (貂山古道) is a treat, with its Tomb of Lost ...

Explore lost mining village in New Taipei via trail connecting Jiufen and Houtong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Xiaocukeng Trail (小粗坑古道) linking the former mining towns of Jiufen and Houtong is a unique portal into a striking landscape that once thrived in the era of gold mining...

Explore Pingxi’s mining heritage on New Taipei's Dongshige hike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The historic Dongshige Trail (東勢格越嶺古道) showcases great natural beauty and the heritage of New Taipei’s Pingxi District, famed for its sky lanterns and coal mining. ...

Taipei’s Yangmingshan blooms with cherry blossoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei residents should make the most of the short cherry blossom season and hike a historic trail along a century-old irrigation ditch in Shilin District. Cherry bloss...

3 dead in suspected murder-suicide in Taipei’s Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The older brother of Taiwanese actor Ming Dao (明道) was found dead along with his wife and son in a mountainous part of Taipei’s Neihou District in a suspected murder...

New Taipei’s stunning Beishi riverbed walk revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Beishi River Historical Trail (北勢溪古道) should be on the list of every Taiwan hiking enthusiast for its pristine condition, stunning river views, woodland scenes, and cultur...

Wantan Historic Trail abounds with natural scenery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Wantan Historic Trail (彎潭古道), part of the centuries-old Tamsui Kavalan Historical Trails (淡蘭古道) connecting Taipei and Yilan, abounds with natural scenery, and despite its r...

Shifen Historic Trail, one of Taiwan’s oldest hikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shifen Historic Trail, the first stretch of the Tamsui-Kavalan Historic Trails (淡蘭古道), connects Keelung’s Nuan Nuan with Shifen in New Taipei City. One of the old...

Enjoy mesmerizing beauty of Taiwan’s Shikongzi Historic Trail near Shifen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Most people know Shifen in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, because it’s a tourist hotspot famous for trains passing through its quaint street and sky lanterns rising fr...

Find some serenity on Taiwan’s enchanting Zhongkeng Historic Trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Outdoor enthusiasts definitely don’t want to miss the Zhongkeng Historic Trail (中坑古道) in Shuangxi District (雙溪區), New Taipei City, because of its historic significance, s...

Dragon Boat Rock in Taipei offers pleasant hiking experience and nice views

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dragon Boat Rock (龍船岩), located on the ridge of Mt. Kaiyan in Taipei’s Neihu area, looks like a giant quartz sandstone ship mooring on top of a mountain among an ocean of...