What to do and where to stay with kids in Kaohsiung, Taiwan  

Traveling to Kaohsiung, Taiwan and planning what to do with kids? This guide includes tips for what to do with kids when visiting southern Taiwan, markets not to be missed, and how to get around Kaohs...

Taiwan's Top 5 at-risk attractions

Taiwan rightly prides itself on the country's natural beauty and beautiful scenery. It can be easy to overlook it at times if you restrict your travel to the overdeveloped western plateau, but the...

Australian Representative acclaims the beauty of Taiwan  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Representative Designate to Taipei, Gary Cowan expressed his interest in Taiwan and named three good things he liked most about the country during an interview ...

A Dutch woman writes a historical novel about Taiwan under Dutch rule  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Dutch woman who studied Chinese language in National Taiwan Normal University more than 30 years ago was so fascinated with the history of Formosa under colonial Dutc...

U.S. representative in Taiwan promotes travel to quake-hit region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – American Institute in Taiwan Director Kin Moy (梅健華) posted a picture of himself in Hualien on Facebook Wednesday in an effort to promote tourism in the region following it...

Taiwan's top views

Alexandra Stoddard, the famous lifestyle philosopher once famously said, “When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go”. She is, of course, absolutely right and ...

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolts eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --  A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck off the coast of Hualien County in northeastern Taiwan at 01:35 a.m. Sunday morning, March 4, according to the Central Weather Bureau (C...

Taiwan Hualien’s Top Tourist Attractions

Readers cannot have failed to have heard about the devastating earthquake that struck the eastern Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 6. The final death toll from the disaster was 17 people with a furth...

Hotel owner in Taiwan’s Hualien: Coming to Hualien for a sightseeing visit is best help you can give to this place

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Not only several buildings but also the local tourism industry took a hard hit from the February 6 Hualien earthquake as tourists are refraining from visiting Hualien f...

East coast tourism dips before CNY

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As damages are being totaled in the wake of the earthquake in Hualien last week, tourism industries along the east coast continue to incur losses. The Taiwan ...

Taiwan's Best Campsites

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It may seem hard to believe given the perishing conditions we have been enduring in Taiwan of late, but the idea of going camping is a pretty popular one here. For all the T...

Magnitude 6.0 quake causes road, school closures and power outages in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Last night's magnitude 6.0 earthquake in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County forced the closure of a number of major roads and bridges and caused power outag...

Two earthquakes hit Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to an earthquake report by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), two earthquakes struck Hualien County this morning before dawn. The earthquakes hit roughly a min...

Taiwan Railways Administration to sell lower priced standing tickets for Tze-Chiang trains on Eastern Line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Monday that it would begin the trial operation of selling standing tickets with a 20% discount for Tze-Chiang Limited Express ...

The best things to do in Taiwan in 2018

The fireworks have finished, the hangovers have subsided, and 2018 is properly upon us at last. But as day-to-day life returns to normal for a few weeks until the Chinese New Year celebrations arrive,...