A volcanic wonderland in Taipei’s Beitou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It’s the end of September yet the summer heat still lingers and everywhere people are out they seek shade from the sun. Look no further than Lovers' Waterfall (情...

Malaysian officials in Taiwan to boost Chinese language exchanges

A group of Malaysian education officials was in Taipei on Monday on an exchange program organized by the Ministry of Education (MOE) aimed at promoting greater cooperation on Chinese language instruct...

Taipei's Tatun Volcanoes proven active: scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After carrying out a long-term study, a research team at Academia Sinica has determined that the Tatun volcano group (TVG) and Guishan Island are both active volcanoes and a vo...

Taiwan Calla Lily Festival kicks off today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Calla Lily Festival at Yangmingshan National Park's Zhuzihu area kicks off today, offering not only spectacular vistas of calla lilies but also a farmer's ma...

Taiwan Calla Lily Festival kicks off tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Calla Lily Festival at Yangmingshan National Park's Zhuzihu area kicks off tomorrow (March 29), offering not only spectacular vistas of calla lilies but also a f...

Taiwan's Yangmingshan National Park -- Datun Nature Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Yangmingshan National Park is located in the northern watershed area of the Taipei Basin and primarily consists of the Datun volcano group. In addition to unique volcani...

Set a date for Taiwan’s Calla Lily Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The main attractions at the Calla Lily Festival this year will be beautiful landscapes and music concerts, according to Taipei’s Department of Economic Development (...

OhBear dismayed at CCTV's reference to Taiwan's Yangminshan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On its Twitter feed on Friday (March 1), Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), used the mascot OhBear to mock China's state-run CCTV for describing Yangmingshan ...

Calla lilies on Taipei’s Yangmingshan bloom in time for 228 holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Calla lilies in the Zhuzihu (竹子湖) area of Yangmingshan National Park are blooming. People who come to the national park to enjoy cherry blossoms during the 228 Peace Memor...

The Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei--Xiaoyoukeng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Yangminshan National Park is the only national park in Taiwan that is characterized by volcanic landforms. The volcanic landforms in the Yangminshan National Park are do...

New video guide series will share Taiwan’s National Parks with the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is a hidden jewel of Asia, and no matter when you visit, it is always worth the cost, says David Code, internationally recognized travel writer. Taiwan may not be lar...

Taipei's 2019 Yangmingshan Flower Festival to kick off on Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2019 Yangmingshan Flower Festival is set to kick off on Friday (Feb. 15) and traffic controls will be in effect four 11 days during that period, therefore, visitors are adv...

Traffic controls to be imposed for Yangmingshan flower festival

Traffic controls will be put in place around Yangmingshan National Park starting Feb. 16 to cope with the crowds expected to visit the park during its annual flower festival, which runs this year from...

Qingshan Waterfall Trail in New Taipei offers magnificent views and delightful hiking experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After all the excitement and fanfare of the Lunar New Year holiday, life in Taiwan returns to normal as the holiday has ended. Here, Taiwan News introduces its readers to ...

Australia envoy shares favorite aspects of Taiwan after hiking Yushan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Australian envoy to Taiwan, Gary Cowan, recently spoke with Taiwanese media about his experience in Taiwan and his fondness for the country. Cowan, who is a an avid...