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Mountain city in central Taiwan lights up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mountainous district of Taichung has been lit up ahead of the city’s marquee Taiwan Lantern Festival, according to a press release published on Taichung Travel Net...

Bikeway connecting New Taipei and Taoyuan inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of New Taipei City and Taoyuan both participated in the inauguration ceremony for a 65-kilometer bikeway that now connects the two cities, CNA reported on Tuesd...

Trees lining popular bike path in E Taiwan ‘beheaded’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Visitors were shocked on Saturday (Nov. 30) by a heavy pruning of Madagascar almond trees lining a 300-meter stretch of the popular Guanshan Township Loop Bike Lane. G...

E Taiwan's Guanshan bikelane among top five cycling destinations for Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guanshan Township Loop Bike Lane is among the “top five favorite cycling destinations for Taiwanese people,” according to Booking.com statistics. Statis...

Three bike tours available in E Taiwan's Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taitung County Government works with a travel agency to organize annual bike tours and while most of this year’s tours are now full, there are three multiple-day tou...

Video promoting cycling in Taiwan wins Magellan Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Tourism Bureau was announced as a 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards silver winner on Sept. 11 for a video promoting cycling in Taiwan to the world, according t...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau releases promotional footage featuring Korean star

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Tourism Bureau released behind-the-scene footage of a micro film featuring Korean star Ok Taec Yeon (玉澤演) in a news release on its website on Friday (Aug. 30). T...

Foreigners to receive 2 hours of free bicycle rental at Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – When foreign visitors rent a bicycle at Sun Moon Lake between October 4 and November 9, the first two hours will be free, the organizers of the “Sun Moon Lake Come! ...

‘Jiahou Line Bikeway’ in central Taiwan inaugurated on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 35.2 km “Jiahou Line Bikeway” (甲后線自行車道) system in Taichung City was inaugurated on Monday, Central News Agency (CNA) reported. The Jiahou Line Bikeway c...

Golden flowers bloom along bikeway in SW Taiwan’s Baihe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tourism Bureau of Tainan City Government planted golden trees on both sides of Lian Xiang Bikeway (蓮鄉自行車道) in the city's Baihe (白河) District six years ago, and now the tree...

Tanya Shen Green Bikeway in central Taiwan provides relaxing biking experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tanya Shen Green Bikeway (潭雅神綠園道) is one of the best destinations for people in the Taichung metropolitan area who like to ride a bike for exercise and recreation. The bikew...

Annong River Bikeway provides an idyllic option for recreation in Taiwan’s Yilan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “Sansing” (三星鄉) -- the mentioning of the name immediately evokes the images of green scallion and fried pork (卜肉), a delicious local delicacy, with which the n...

Hou-Feng Bikeway in Taichung, Taiwan offers nostalgic vistas and unique riding experience

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hou-Feng Bikeway (后豐鐵馬道) is listed by Taichung’s Tourism and Travel Bureau as one of the top three most widely favored bikeways in Taichung City, and it is easy to s...

Bookings for viewing fireflies in E. Taiwan’s Danongdafu Forest Park available now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Danongdafu Forest Park (大農大富平地森林園區) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien offers the earliest opportunities for viewing fireflies, and this year the organized viewing act...

Introducing a lovely spot for recreation in central Taiwan: Dongfeng Bicycle Green Way

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dongfeng Bicycle Green Way (東豐自行車綠廊), a 12-km long bikeway which crosses Fengyuan, Shigang, and Dongshi districts of Taichung City, is the first bikeway built from an abandoned...