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Skeletal remains of solo hiker found in central Taiwan after 7 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The skeletal remains of a man who embarked on a solo hiking trip up Daxueshan (大雪山) in central Taiwan last September were found in April, the Taichung City Fire Bureau tol...

Taiwan's Wuling Farm to demolish 39 cabins at its camping district

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wuling Farm in central Taiwan will demolish 39 elevated cabins in Section B of its camping district in June to make room for a new visitor parking lot. Wuling Farm&rsqu...

Bus tickets to view cherry blossoms in central Taiwan still available

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Public bus tickets for various routes heading to Wuling Farm to see the cherry blossoms in central Taiwan are still available during the 17-day sakura season from Feb. 12 ...

Woman dies after cliff fall in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman died on Saturday (Dec. 4) after falling off a cliff while climbing Mt. Pintian in Jianshi Township, Hsinchu County, the Liberty Times reported. Hsinchu County F...

Remains of missing hiker found in central Taiwan reservoir

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The remains of a hiker surnamed Lee (李) who was taken by currents while crossing a river on a hike in central Taiwan on Oct. 11 were found in the Deji Reservoir on Sunday ...

Five maple viewing spots recommended in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As autumn foliage is coming, Lion Travel Service Co has recommended five maple viewing spots in Taiwan in a press release on Tuesday (Oct. 12). Noting that the most pop...

Central Taiwan tourist farms to reopen conditionally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The reopening of renowned Taichung tourist farms on Tuesday (July 13) has locals feeling concerned yet cautiously hopeful. Wuling Farm and Fushoushan Farm will reopen c...

Wuling Farm launches Taiwan’s first ‘peach ID’ for traceability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Honey peaches at Wuling Farm in Taichung City are in season and the farm is launching Taiwan’s first “peach ID” scheme by adding a tag with a number and ...

Animals have Taiwan’s Shei-Pa National Park all to themselves during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s wild animals have been beneficiaries of the COVID-19 pandemic, as they can now roam comfortably in Shei-Pa National Park free of human interference. Sinc...

Bus company urges cherry blossom-watchers to visit central Taiwan farm during week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co., which is operating a package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Taichung's Wuling Farm during cherry blossom season, on Thursday ...

Bus services to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan for cherry blossom season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo-Kuang Motor Transportation Co. is operating a bus service package tour from Taipei and Yilan County to Wuling Farm in central Taiwan during the 2021 Wuling Farm Cherry...

Five cherry blossom hot spots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the season draws near its peak, a travel agency has selected five hot spots in Taiwan for cherry blossom viewing. They include Wuling Farm in Taichung City, Alishan ...

Travel film for Taiwanese city receives more than 1 million views

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung Tourism and Travel Bureau Director Lin Hsiao-chi (林筱淇) announced on Monday (Jan. 4) that the city’s promotional film “Taichung. The Heart of Taiwan&rd...

Check out Taiwan's maple leaf scenery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There is no need to be cooped during the COVID-19 pandemic when checking out the maple leaves around Taiwan is so easy to do. According to data from the Forestry Bureau...

Cherry blossom watchers at central Taiwan's Wuling Farm down 46 percent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wuling Farm (武陵農場) is usually swarming with visitors this time of year as they pour into the popular attraction in mountainous Heping District of Taichung to view the spec...