Taipei promotes 92km Grand Hike across ridges surrounding the city  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—At a press conference on Monday, Geotechnical Engineering Office of Taipei City Government encouraged people to hike on a newly marked 92 kilometer route that goes across al...

Outdoor lovers in Taiwan invited to take the ‘Grand Hike of Taipei’ challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to test their stamina while taking in the breathtaking landscape of the capital of Taiwan by embarking on an adventure to walk on the &ldqu...

Listen to music under the centenarian tree in Taipei’s Hushan Borough

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—People always associate Beitou of Taipei with hot spring, but not many people know about the Hushan community, which, even though not blessed with hot spring, is a nice retr...

Taipei City braces for Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—After the Central Weather Bureau issued the land warnings for Typhoon Maria in the late hours of Monday (July 9), Taipei City on Tuesday braced for the typhoon by takin...

Pay a visit to Taipei’s Datun Borough for a leisurely walk and astounding nightscape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Want to get away from the heatwaves and urban jungle? Why not visit the community used to be called the "Pineapple Mansion” community in Beitou District, Taipei for it...

Easter lilies blooming at Whitestone Lake in Taipei’s Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The Baishi (Whitestone) Lake area in Neihu District, Taipei City is known for its lily population, which begins to bloom as summer approaches. On one end of the Baishi Lake Suspe...

2018 Taipei Ecological Guided Trail Tour accepting registrations now

Taipei (Taiwan News)--As a way to encourage the public to go outdoors and embrace hiking trails in the spring, the Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of Taipei City Government has announced th...

Taipei’s GEO recommends a visit to Baishihu in Neihu during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) recommends the public to get away from crowded attractions and pay a visit to the Baishihu (White Stone Lake, ...

Bishan Campground in Taipei to reopen to public on February 18 after a six-month revamp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Bishan Campground (碧山露營場) in Taipei’s Neihu District will reopen to the public on February 18 during the Lunar New Year holiday after being closed for a six-month ...

Walk along the ridges of northern Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has planned out the routes of walking along the ridges of southern and northern Taipei, and will finish installing ...

Great cycling destination with blooming cherry blossoms on Yangmingshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei residents who enjoy cycling and cherry blossom viewing should not miss the opportunity to ride up Yangmingshan on a bike and catch the short-lived sakura in...

10 spots for sunset spotting in Taipei recommended by Geotechnical Engineering Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO), Public Works Department of Taipei City Government has recommended 10 spots for hiking and appreciating the beautiful sunset scener...

Come to Maokong, Taipei to appreciate flowers along Camphor Tree Trail during New Year holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—What else to do in Taipei besides participating in the New Year’s Eve party at Taipei 101 during the three-day New Year holiday? Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineerin...

Xiangshan good for watching Taipei 101 fireworks display but not for light show: GEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei’s Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) said in a statement Thursday that people are welcome to come to Xiangshan (Elephant Mountain) to appreciate the Tai...

Rare romantic scenery visited by ‘Empress Ki’: the heart-echoing ‘Black Forest’ in Taipei's Zhuzihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The “Black Forest” in Zhuzihu (竹子湖)of Taipei's Beitou District has been known as a great location for bridal photo shots. In October 2014, Ha Ji-Won (河智苑), a famo...