Blooming lupine flowers in Taipei’s Maokong beckon city dwellers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Spring is the season of new beginnings, and a time during which Taiwan becomes awash with the new bloom of colorful flowers. Travelers will be flocking to popular spots...

Taipei recommends Zhinan Scenic Area for LNY holiday getaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wondering where to spend the Lunar New Year holiday? The Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of Taipei invites the public to visit the Zhinan Scenic Area (指南風景區) and get...

500 people complete Taipei ‘Grand Hike’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –A total of 500 people have completed the Taipei Grand Hike since Taipei City Government inaugurated the activity in September last year, according to a news release posted ...

Enjoy Taipei 101 New Year's fireworks from a romantic locale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s that time of year when many people living in the greater Taipei area mull whether to make the trip to the square in front of the Taipei City Hall or the areas 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...

Trail in Taipei’s Zhuzihu renovated to become barrier free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Dinghu circular trail in the Zhuzihu area of Yangminshan National Park in Taipei is frequented by tourists during the calla lily season each year, and Taipei’s G...

A mystic place in Taipei surrounded by golden deciduous cypresses 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the coming of the Fall season, the deciduous cypress trees in a Taipei City community have begun to change colors, making themselves into an attraction that&rsqu...

New 92km 'Grand Hike' across Taipei sees number of finishers top 100 individuals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of people who have finished the 92km "Grand Hike" across the ridges within the city of Taipei has now topped 100, over the less th...

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...