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Catch beautiful season-limited scenery of golden paddy fields along Yilan River in northeastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Paddy fields along the Yilan River in the east of Yilan City and Zhuangwei Township (壯圍鄉), Yilan County are turning light yellow, and in a few weeks they will turn completel...

A serene visit to ‘Little Switzerland of Taiwan’ via its bikeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--On Saturday (June 2), I went jogging on the Shuangxi Bikeway and visited many worthwhile attractions in this New Taipei district, which is rich in history and natural scenery. Sh...

Taiwan Tourist Shuttle launches Zhuangwei Sand-Dune Line on June 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area Administration will launch the new Zhuangwei Sand-Dune Taiwan Tourist Shuttle line on June 1, with stops including the new...

Taiwan makes list of top 6 cycling destinations published by the Independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has been named on the list of the top six exotic cycling destinations published by British online newspaper the Independent. Apart from the most renowned cycling...

The 15-kilometer-long Yilan Coastal Bikeway in northeastern Taiwan is too good to miss

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—In Taiwan, sometimes truly wonderful places are visited by just a handful of people who know where the treasure trove is located, while many undeserving places are praised t...

Jiji Township in central Taiwan inaugurates new resting place along celebrated bikeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Jiji Township (集集鎮) Office on Friday inaugurated a resting place along its Jiji Green Tunnel, the centerpiece of the town’s attractions, to strengthen the town’s tour...

Seize short window of opportunity to watch fireflies in Danongdafu Forest Park in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The firefly viewing season at the Danongdafu Forest Park (大農大富平地森林園區) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien started on March 17, and the peak viewing time this year w...

Stroll along Maoao Bay in northeastern Taiwan and taste the special agar hotpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—People have one more reason to visit Maoao (卯澳), a peaceful fishing village located on a hilly terrain behind a sea bay on Taiwan’s northeastern coast, besides its stu...

My revisit of Taiwan’s mega tourist attraction after 30 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--I revisited Sun Mook Lake on January 7 after my first visit about 30 years ago. While my past memories of this Taiwan’s mega tourist attraction have blurred, one thing rema...

Enjoy colorful leaves along the longest forest bikeway in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The leaves of the fragrant maple trees in the Danongdafu Forest Park (大農大富平地森林園區) in Taiwan’s eastern county of Hualien has turned red, and the best time to enjoy the...

Turn over a new leaf: Chase that autumn foliage on foot

BOSTON (AP) — Here's a novel way to enjoy autumn in New England: While the trees are dropping their leaves, you can be shedding some pounds. Activate the "Health" app on your iPhone ...

Taiwan promotes nine bikeways in East Rift Valley with three free biking activities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Tourism Bureau announced on Tuesday that the agency and several local governments will jointly organize three free cycling picnic day excursions in September ...