Hualien is Taiwan’s top tourist destination for domestic travelers: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a recent survey by online hospitality company Airbnb, Hualien is Taiwan’s top tourism hotspot for domestic travelers. The survey found that interest ...

2018 Taroko Music Festival advertises in Times Square in New York for the first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—An ad of Taroko Music Festival appeared on the large screen on the exterior of the NASDAQ building in Times Square in New York City the other day, marking the first tim...

Photo of the Day: Sanjhan Community in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this photo of a narrow lane leading to a verdant valley in Sanjhan Community (三棧社區) in Taiwan's Hualien County and poste...

Speed camera set up at Qingjing Farm in central Taiwan to penalize drivers going over 30kph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Drivers traveling over 30kph on the Qingjing Farm (清境農場) section of Provincial Highway No. 14 A (省道台14甲線) may get a speeding ticket beginning in October thanks to a spe...

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 ...

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...

Luxury cruise liner anchors in eastern Taiwan, greeted by indigenous people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cruise ship that set sail from Vietnam arrived at the Port of Hualien on Wednesday. Over 2,000 passengers on the ship were greeted with a reception dance performed by in...

Taroko Gorge lauded as 'Yosemite of Taiwan' by LA Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taroko Gorge, one of Taiwan's great natural wonders lying along Taiwan's east coast, has been recently covered by the Los Angeles Times for its stunning ...

An unforgettable trip to Dali and Datong in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The first weekend of December I fulfilled my longtime wish of visiting the villages of Dali (大禮) and Datong (大同) up in the mountains of the Taroko Gorge in eastern Taiwan in a th...

Taiwan’s Taroko National Park administration recommends watching sunset on Mt. Hehuan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Taroko National Park administration has recommended that members of the public travel to Hehuan Mountain (合歡山) and trek to the main peak for watching spectacular sunsets...

Thousands of tourists brought into Hualien by Asia's largest cruise ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to an official from the Taiwan International Ports Corporation, Ovation of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in Asia, arrived at Hualien Port on Saturday to ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – October 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This weeks top news included Horrific acid attack at NTU dorm that left 1 dead and 3 others wounded, British man gets 'Taiwan' tattooed on face, beauty of Taroko g...

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...

Beyond Taroko – 5 things most visitors miss at Taroko Gorge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taroko Gorge (太魯閣) is one of Taiwan’s great natural wonders and the most visited tourist attractions in the country outside of Taipei. Sitting at the entrance of Taroko N...