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View fireflies on Taipei’s Tiger Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) is organizing activities on Taipei’s Tiger Mountain to enable people to view the fireflies that come out this time o...

Calla lily season to begin this weekend at Taipei’s Zhuzihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei's Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) is inviting the public to enjoy calla lily season at Yangmingshan National Park’s Zhuzihu beginning Friday (March ...

Strawberry season in Taipei's Neihu ripe for hikes, fruit-picking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Baishihu, a cirque in Taipei’s mountainous Neihu District, is a popular destination for those looking to get away from the city for hiking or dining at one of the ar...

Taipei Grand Hike certification activity is up and running

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government started its Taipei Grand Hike certification activity for 2021 on Friday (Jan. 1), challenging the public to take on the 92-kilometer trail network t...

Six spots on Elephant Mountain to watch Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recommended six spots on Elephant Mountain for the public to enjoy Taipei 101’s New Year's fireworks. ...

Taipei screens National Geographic Channel’s ‘Inside: Taipei Grand Trail’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government held the first screening of the “Inside: Taipei Grand Trail” show on Tuesday (Dec. 8). The one-hour program is a joint effort by the ...

Taipei recommending revamped Yangmingshan trail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) is recommending hikers explore Yangmingshan National Park's Hengling Historical Trail (橫嶺古道), known for its soft, dry ...

1,000 people have completed Taipei Grand Hike so far this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 1,000 people have completed the Taipei Grand Trail hike so far in 2020, taking part in an activity that will run until the end of the year. Taipei City’...

Taipei promotes hike to build up immune defenses against virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Having a strong immune system is important, especially at times like the present, when the Wuhan coronavirus is spreading like wildfire. For its part, Taipei’s Geote...

Lupine flowers begin to bloom in Taipei’s Maokong

TAIPEI (Taiwan New) — Lupine flowers have begun to emerge in Taipei’s Maokong area, making the plots of land covered with their yellow blooms look like sponge cakes, Taipei’s Geotech...

Best spots to admire Taipei 101 New Year fireworks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recommended six of the best spots on Elephant Mountain (象山) for the public to enjoy Taipei 101’s New Year fi...

Strawberry season arrives in Taipei’s Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the cool weather replaces the summer heat, it's not just winter, it's strawberry picking season in the mountainous areas of Taipei’s Neihu District, accor...

A volcanic wonderland in Taipei’s Beitou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s the end of September yet the summer heat still lingers and everywhere people are out they seek shade from the sun. Look no further than Lovers' Waterfall (情...

Taipei's online public camping application platform makes it easier to apply for campsites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government's Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has launched a newly revamped online application platform for people to apply for camping spaces at ...

Angel flowers adorning Heart Pond in Taipei’s Neihu attract visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The look of Heart Pond (同心池) in Taipei Neihu’s Baishihu (白石湖) area was improved in early-May in a bid to offer even more delightful surroundings to visitors during the su...