Wantan Historic Trail abounds with natural scenery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Wantan Historic Trail (彎潭古道), part of the centuries-old Tamsui Kavalan Historical Trails (淡蘭古道) connecting Taipei and Yilan, abounds with natural scenery, and despite its r...

Swedish YouTuber explores Taiwan to showcase sights

A Swedish YouTuber who makes videos about his explorations in Taiwan said Wednesday that he wants to introduce the country's sights and travel convenience to other foreign visitors. Lukas Engst...

Linmei Shipan Trail in NE Taiwan reopens to the public on July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Linmei Shipan Trail (林美石磐步道) in Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County will reopen to the public on July 1, after it was closed for repair in early June, the Forestry Bureau’s Lou...

'Toy Story' lives on, but should it have?

NEW YORK (AP) — Like "Casablanca," ''Toy Story 3" concluded with the beginning of a beautiful friendship. It's an ending that has very possibly produced an ocean's worth of tears, no...

Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Fores...

Tribes across country push for better internet access

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In a remote, roadless Arizona canyon that is home to a small Native American tribe, there's a natural skepticism toward the internet. The telemedicine equipme...

Visit ‘Trail of Ferns’ in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Walami Trail is located within the eastern boundary of the Yushan National Park. Walami means ferns in Japanese, and the name reflects the abundance of the plants along the ...

Body of missing American found below waterfalls in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German police say the body of a 25-year-old American tourist who went missing last month has been found in the Bavarian Alps. Garmisch-Partenkirchen police said in a st...

Beto O'Rourke unveils climate plan with Yosemite as backdrop

EL PORTAL, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has announced his first major policy initiative, a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change that he says will keep the Earth f...

Pennsylvania agency defends closure of beloved hiking trail

The Pennsylvania Game Commission said Wednesday that it would cost $1.7 million to make a beloved, well-known hiking trail safe for the public — which is why the agency plans to close it altogether. ...

Aid finally reaches Zimbabwe village 12 days after cyclone

MACHONGWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Surprised members of a cyclone-hit community in Zimbabwe paused from retrieving and burying their dead to welcome the first humanitarian aid from the outside world as it arr...

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai launches new promotion targeting Taiwanese travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Surrounded by old temples and a stunning natural landscape, Chiang Mai, the hub of Northern Thailand, has become an alternative to Bangkok for tourists from Taiwan in rece...

Baiyang Trail in East Taiwan wins TILA ‘environment-friendly special award’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Baiyang Trail (白楊步道) in Taroko National Park has won the “environment-friendly special award” at the presentation of 6th Taiwan Landscape Architecture Awar...

Faeroes to close for tourists due to maintenance

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Faeroe Islands, an 18-island archipelago midway between Iceland and Scotland, is closing for tourists for a weekend in April — unless they want to help locals keep the r...

Tribal land known for waterfalls won't allow tour guides

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Reservations open soon for tourists eager to snag a camping spot in an Arizona gorge known for its blue-green waterfalls. None of the spots will be available ...