Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Closing time of Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei adjusted to 6 p.m. in summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The closing time of Shifen Waterfall Park (十分瀑布公園) in Pingxi District, New Taipei City for the next four months from June 1 to Sep. 30 has been adjusted to 6 p.m., an hour later ...

Shifen Historic Trail, one of Taiwan’s oldest hikes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shifen Historic Trail, the first stretch of the Tamsui-Kavalan Historic Trails (淡蘭古道), connects Keelung’s Nuan Nuan with Shifen in New Taipei City. One of the old...

Photo of the Day: New Taipei's Shifen Waterfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Swedish YouTuber captured this spectacular photo of Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei City this past weekend. The photographer, Lukas Engström, 29, says he captured the...

Shifen Waterfall in New Taipei to close one hour earlier in the next eight months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Shifen Waterfall park in Pingxi District, New Taipei City will close one hour earlier from Oct 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, according to a news release posted by the Tourism...

Danish photographer creates stunning time-lapse video of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Danish photographer on May 29 uploaded to Facebook a stunning time-lapse video of several amazing places in Taiwan. The photographer and IT consultant, 43-year-old Henrik...

Top 5 places to escape the Taipei heatwave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The mercury has been hitting new heights in Taipei of late. It has been hot across Taiwan, but in the capital, it has been on a whole other level. Earlier this week, tempera...

On the set of indie kung fu film 'Sweet and Sour' in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rolling... and ACTION! Arms flail and feet fly in a frenzied blur, punctuated by the smacking sound of flesh when the blows reach their designed mark, followed by the grunting ...

Visit Shifen and other villages along Pingxi Rail Line

Shifen on the historic single-track Pingxi Branch Rail Line is the place to go for visitors who wish to combine making wishes by flying sky lanterns with visiting the most scenic waterfall in Taiwan. ...

Famous old streets in Taipei

Amid the sprawling maze of squat, concrete buildings, punctuated by the occasional glittering glass tower, there are a few hidden gems from the long-forgotten past -- Taipei's old streets. ...