Two Taichung bikeways selected among best cycling routes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two bikeways in Taichung City — the Tanyashen Green Bikeway (潭雅神綠園道) and Qingshui bikeway system (清水自行車道系統) — have been selected in an online vote as two of th...

Restoration of historic Jukuiju Mansion in C. Taiwan completed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The restoration of Jukuiju Mansion (聚奎居), a Taichung City-designated historic site, has been completed, and the grounds will be open to tourists soon. The residence was...

Hikers applaud reopening of trail in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hikers have been applauding the reopening of the Dakeng No. 5 Trail in Taichung City ever since repair work was finished in April, following damage by torrential rains las...

Visit culturally rich Qingshui in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government strongly recommends Qingshui (清水), a culturally rich district, as a day-trip destination for those looking for a little relaxation. Accordi...

C. Taiwan city transforms historic site into B&B amid tourism revival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cities and counties in Taiwan scramble to revive their tourism and take advantage of travel subsidies offered by the government in the wake of the COVID-19 slowdown, Ta...

Nature and history collide on scenic central Taiwan bikeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tanyashen Green Bikeway, a popular bike path in Taichung stretching 12 kilometers to connect Tanzi, Daya, and Shengang districts, is perfect for anyone wishing to burn cal...

Tour scenic attractions in Dongshi, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dongshi District (東勢區) in Taichung City, famous for producing fruits year round due to its climate, is also a nice place to admire fireflies and lotus flowers during summ...

Measures taken to ensure safe visits to Gaomei Wetland in C. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Government has put in place measures to ensure that visits to the Gaomei Wetland (高美濕地) are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gaomei Wetland, which b...

Fire bureau in central Taiwan offers mountaineering safety tips amid pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung City’s fire bureau on Monday (April 13) offered mountaineering safety tips, which will come in handy since the safest activity during the COVID-19 outbreak ...

A new venue for outdoor activities in C. Taiwan: Caohu River Bikeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Caohu River Bikeway (草湖溪自行車道) in Taichung's Dali District has become one of the hottest tourist spots in the city after the completion of its second-phase construc...

Hsinchu City to take charge of Taiwan Lantern Festival in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung ended on Sunday night (Feb. 23), and the right to hold next year’s event was handed over to Hsinchu City during the clos...

800 drones to open 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fleet of 800 drones will light up the sky above the Taiwan Lantern Festival’s Houli Horse Ranch Park main exhibition area, in Taichung on Saturday (Feb. 8), accord...

A guide to visiting attractions in central Taiwan via near-free bus services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taichung City rolled out the near-free bus services on Lunar New Year’s Day, the ball is now in visitors’ court—they have to decide whether to take ad...

Near free bus fare plan hits the road in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Public buses charging passengers a maximum of NT$10 (about 33 cents) began to hit the road in the western city of Taichung on Lunar New Year's Day, according to a news...

Central Taiwan’s Wuri blooms with sunflowers and cosmos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sunflowers and cosmos are blooming in a 400-hectare field in Taichung’s Wuri District, a news release on Taichung Travel Net reported on Saturday (Jan. 18). The f...