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Photo of the Day: Taiwan's Lalashan blanketed by winter snow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lalashan Forest Reserve was covered with layers of snow on Saturday morning (Jan. 9), attracting crowds of Taiwanese to take in the rare spectacle and pose for photos. ...

Cold temperatures forecast for New Year’s Eve in parts of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicted on Sunday (Dec. 27) that a cold air mass will begin to move southwards on Dec. 30, causing temperatures to plummet in parts of T...

Check out Taiwan's maple leaf scenery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There is no need to be cooped during the COVID-19 pandemic when checking out the maple leaves around Taiwan is so easy to do. According to data from the Forestry Bureau...

Taiwan tourist hotspot app adds crowd warning function

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City’s Scenic Area Service Agency has released an app that allows users to look up crowd warnings for popular tourist attractions and real-time video of tour...

Live images of tourist hotspots provided by Taiwan city helps people make travel decisions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Government is providing live images of eight popular tourists spots across the city using existing surveillance systems to help people wishing to avoid crowds...

Taiwan's Taoyuan adjusts opening hours of attractions during LNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Department of Tourism of Taoyuan City Government on Friday announced adjusted operation hours of the city’s public transportation and popular tourist attractions...

Taiwan's Taoyuan provides real-time video streaming of 3 tourist hotspots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Are you planning a trip to Taoyuan’s Shihmen Reservoir, Daxi, or Lala Mountain and wondering what the weather and landscapes at these locations are like at the prese...

Most awe-inspiring natural wonder in N. Taiwan: Towering red cypress trees on Taoyuan’s Lala Mountain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those who haven’t decided where to go during the four-day New Year holiday, they are strongly recommended to visit the most awe-inspiring natural wonder in north...

Lala Mountain Giant Tree Zone in northern Taiwan closes due to road cave-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Lala Mountain Nature Protection Zone (拉拉山自然保護區) in Fuxing District of Taoyuan City has been closed due to a road cave-in near the entrance, according to a press releas...

Osaka train decked out to celebrate anniversary of Taiwan's airport MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A train from Osaka, Japan's Nankai Line has been painted to celebrate the one year anniversary of Taiwan's Taoyuan Airport MRT and promote Japanese tourism to the count...

Taiwan’s Lala Mountain sees snow and road closure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As snow was falling on the Lala Mountain (拉拉山) in Taoyuan City Saturday afternoon, the authorities announced that roads up the mountain would be closed from 7 p.m. Taiw...

'Holy mother of God!' massive 100 pacer viper streamed live in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American expat snake lover living in Taiwan captured rare video footage of an enormous hundred pacer viper while roaming a road on Lala Mountain in Taoyuan County on the eve...

Autumn Travel: Top Five autumn-leaf viewing spots in Taiwan

Leaf viewing is one of the easiest ways to experience natural beauty. While Taiwan only has two obvious seasonal changes, autumn is generally considered the best time to visit the island. While aut...

Hundreds of snow chasers stuck in mountains

Hundreds of people who visited mountain areas in Taiwan over the weekend to get a rare glimpse of snow remain trapped because of road closures caused by the snow, local authorities said Monday. ...