Colder weather means lovelier plum blossoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — We are in the heart of plum blossom season at the moment through March, according to Yahoo News. Here are five great places to enjoy the season: 1. New Taipei City, Nan...

Taiwan's Xueshan and Hehuanshan see first snowfall of 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Shei-Pa National Park's Xueshan and nearby Hehuanshan both saw their first snows of the year at 2 a.m. this morning (Jan. 9), reported CNA. Xueshan's Sanliujui Lodg...

Check out the best places in Taiwan to watch the first sunrise of 2018

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- According to Tripbaa, a travel blog with a community of backpackers from over 500 cities, these are some of the best places where you can watch the first sunrise of 2018. 1. T...

Taiwan's Top 10 natural wonders

If you are one of the vast majority of Taiwanese residents who reside in the dense urban sprawl that makes up most of the country’s western plains, it would be easy to stare out of your window a...

Explore the mountains of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan has been endowed with forests and has 258 mountain peaks at an elevation of more than 3,000 meters, making it geographically different from any other country in the w...

Woman dies while climbing Pintian Mountain in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A woman died on Sunday after allegedly beginning to suffer from hypothermia and acute mountain sickness (AMS) on Friday when her team was climbing Pintian Mountain in centra...

Photo of the Day: Hsuehshan Hiking Trail Entrance

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The entrance to the Hsuehshan (Snow Mountains, 雪山) Hiking Trail is located on a mountainside platform above the Wuling Farm camping area in Taichung. All visitors headed for...

COA: 25 national forest parks ban entry of pets against rabies

With the 8th case of rabies confirmed in early August, the Council of Agriculture has issued a ban against pets at 25 national forest parks and conservations as a preventive measure against rabies. Th...