Video shows Shanghai Tower spring massive leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos surfaced on Monday (July 6) after tenants from the 9th to 60th floors of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, found themselves drenched with leaking water...

Adventure Still Awaits: Explore, Relax And Reconnect With VistaJet’s Safe Havens

VistaJet World presents private and safe journeys to keep discovering the world LONDON, UK - EQS Newswire - July 8, 2020 - VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, uncovers a por...

Double discount deal available for travelers to Taiwan's Aowanda forest area

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Are you wondering where to go during summer vacation? Why not consider the Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area in central Taiwan, as it is offering discounted room rat...

Hard-hit tribe takes strict steps as virus surges in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — People in the deserts of Arizona flee to the White Mountains when the triple-digit heat is too much to bear, cooling off in the forest a few hours away. That worries a Native A...

Secret trail on S.W. Taiwan's Alishan open to permit holders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 9-kilometer hiking trail along the deserted forest Mianyue Line (眠月線) in Alishan National Forest Recreation Area in Chiayi County has become a popular hiking route ove...

C. Taiwan recreational area offering NT$10 admission tickets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Nantou Forest District Office is offering NT$10 (US$0.33) for admission to the Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area (奧萬大國家森林遊樂區) from July 1 to 5 to celebrate the 2...

Highest, longest suspension bridge in Taiwan now open

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The highest, longest suspension bridge in Taiwan, located near the magnificent Shuanglong Waterfall (雙龍瀑布), a popular tourist attraction in central Taiwan, opened Saturday...

Dispatches from Yosemite: Alone with the bears and beauty

The glacier-carved valleys of Yosemite National Park have been closed to the public for nearly three months and a few dozen lucky kids have had it mostly to themselves. Locked down a...

Coronavirus pandemic disrupts Appalachian Trail dreams

COSBY, Tenn. (AP) — When Alexandra Eagle first mentioned plans to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alongside her new husband, her sister told her they'd either be divorced in five months or married f...

Photo of the Day: New rainbow bridge in Nantou, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo is of a new rainbow-colored suspension bridge for tourists that will be opening in central Taiwan next month. The 342-meter suspension bridge, which leads to...

Flood at famed Arizona waterfalls sends tourists scrambling

SUPAI, Ariz. (AP) — A popular tourist spot deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon known for its blue-green waterfalls will make repairs after heavy flooding over the Thanksgiving weekend sent tourists s...

Disturbing the peace? 5 hikes to avoid Yosemite crowds

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Dappled sunlight kisses the valley floor of Yosemite National Park. Granite monoliths, gushing waterfalls and giant sequoias abound. The wilderness is calling. ...

Forest recreation areas in Taiwan offer half-price admission for Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau said it will offer half-price admission to 13 national forest recreation areas during the four-day, Double Ten Day holiday from Oct. 10-13. ...

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...

Cliffside trail in Taiwan's Taroko National Park to be closed through October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The famous Shakadang Trail (砂卡礑步道) at Hualien's Taroko Gorge National Park will be closed to visitors for five weeks while it undergoes maintenance to improve drainage...