Free admission for kids in many Taiwan national forest recreation areas over Tomb Sweeping holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau said that it will offer children under 12 free admission to 13 national forest recreation areas during the four-day Tomb Sweeping Day holida...

Aowanda in central Taiwan rolls out discounted weekday room rates with 2 free meals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People who stay at Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area in central Taiwan on weekdays (Sunday to Friday) will enjoy discounted room rates with a free dinner and breakfa...

Admire the cherry blossoms of central Taiwan: Basianshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Red Taiwan Cherry blossoms are turning the Basianshan (Eight Deities Mountain) National Forest Recreation Area into a dreamlike landscape, the Dongshih Forest District Off...

Taiwan's Forestry Bureau makes a mark with hand-drawn calendars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 hand-drawn calendar made by Taiwan's Forestry Bureau and Seeddesign is selling out rapidly to people who cannot get enough of nature in their daily lives. ...

Taiwan's forest recreational areas open during holidays

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National forest recreation areas will be open during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday, Forest Bureau said in a news release on Monday (Jan. 13) — apart from some...

Top secret spots in Taiwan to greet first sunrise of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the countdown to the new year begins, Taiwanese travel blog ReadyGo has created a list of secret locations around Taiwan for welcoming 2020's first sunrise. Star...

New Taipei's Wulai Scenic Train welcomes record-breaking 600,000th passenger of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wulai Scenic Train in New Taipei, also known as Wulai Trolley, welcomed its 600,000th passenger on Saturday (Dec. 21) — a new record — according to a press...

Miaoli first municipality in Taiwan to pass law protecting leopard cats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Miaoli County passed legislation protecting leopard cats on Tuesday (Dec. 10), becoming the first municipality in Taiwan to enact a law dedicated to the conservation of a ...

Taiwan's Alishan Railway opens group registration for first sunrise of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To ensure a comfortable environment for visitors to enjoy the first sunset of 2020, the Forestry Bureau's Alishan Forest Railway and Cultural Heritage Office (AFRCHO) ...

NE Taiwan's Taipingshan receives record-breaking 500,000th visitor of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area received its 500,000th visitor of the year on Tuesday (Dec. 10), a new record for the area, which was opened 37 years ago, C...

2-year-old falls to his death through gap in central Taiwan bridge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-year-old boy plummeted to his death after slipping through a gap in the fencing on a suspension bridge in central Taiwan on Sunday (Nov. 3). On Sunday afternoon, ...

Forestry Bureau to promote 30 tour packages at Taipei travel fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau will be participating in the Taipei International Travel Fair for the first time to promote its 30 one- to three-day tour packages to Taiwan...

Forest recreation areas in Taiwan offer half-price admission for Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau said it will offer half-price admission to 13 national forest recreation areas during the four-day, Double Ten Day holiday from Oct. 10-13. ...

Vietnamese workers suspected of stealing wood from Taiwan forest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A taxi driver and two Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested for stealing wood from a national forest, reports said Tuesday (September 24). This was the second such c...

Rescued bear cub in S. Taiwan receives name at Bunun ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Local indigenous Bunun communities in Taiwan’s Taitung County that have been caring for an abandoned black bear cub have decided to name the cub after a village matr...