Taiwan's 'Green Waterfall' shut down after tourists trample farmer's crops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's "Green Waterfall" (綠色瀑布) has been closed to visitors by the owner of the property it is located on because tourists flocking to take photos in the area t...

Steam train rides available during Taiwan's Alishan cherry blossom festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To coincide with the Alishan cherry blossom festival, there will be guided steam train rides available on the mountain starting March 20, announced the Alishan Forest Railway a...

Taiwan Rail lists 9 lines, stations with views of cherry blossoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) on Saturday (March 2) released a list of nine routes and stations where passengers can now see cherry blossoms in bloom, reported CNA. ...

Photo of the Day: View of Taipei 101 through trees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American teacher captured this photo of Taipei's skyline, including the iconic Taipei 101 tower, framed by trees in one of the city's lesser-known parks on Sunday (D...

Photo of the Day: Sunset in Pingtung,Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese student captured this stunning sunset with silhouettes of coconut trees in southern Taiwan's Pingtung in August. An 18-year-old Taiwanese student named Jason...

Relax and enjoy a bike tour along the unparalleled beauties Taitung County has to offer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung is the best place to ride a bike as it is full of scenic views and has the best air in the country. So why not join a bike tour orga...

Photo of the Day: Respite from rains in Tamsui, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American tourist took this photo of a serene scene at dusk in New Taipei City's Tamsui District after the torrential rains and floodingseen in northern Taiwan over the w...

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 posted it on the soc...

Photo of the Day: Spectacular Qingshui Cliff in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher captured this gorgeous view of Qingshui Cliff in Taiwan's Hualien County and posted it on the social media site Reddit on Aug. 26, where it has ...

Photo of the Day: Handsome Vietnamese bridge goes viral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photos of tourists walking through a "Golden Bridge" being supported by massive hands in the mountains of central Vietnam have suddenly started to go viral online. ...

Photo of the Day: 'Angel's Tear' drying up in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Jiaming Lake (嘉明湖), commonly referred to as "Angel's Tear," or what the Bunun Tribe call the "Moon's Mirror," has been shrinking lately due to droug...

Micronesia: Scenic island-hopping and a lesson in letting go

POHNPEI STATE, Micronesia (AP) — A trip to Micronesia means island-hopping, stargazing, wreck-diving and scenic views. But be prepared for the unpredictable. You won't be competing w...

Taiwan's top views

Alexandra Stoddard, the famous lifestyle philosopher once famously said, “When you leave a beautiful place, you carry it with you wherever you go”. She is, of course, absolutely right and ...

The Latest: Sununu disappointed with Northern Pass rejection

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a decision by New Hampshire regulators to reject an application for a hydropower project (all times local): 6:05 p.m.. New Hampsh...

Regulators reject hydropower project over tourism concerns

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — State regulators unanimously rejected an application for a hydropower project that would have provided clean energy to Massachusetts but was seen as an eyesore by critics who fear...