Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 11

Taipei: Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

The most prominent national monument and historical landmark, the National Chaing Kai-Shek Memorial Hall (國立中正紀念) was built in honor and as a memorial to the former military leader and the President of the Republic of China (aka Taiwan), Chiang Kai-Shek....

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New Taipei: A Rainy Day Tour at Shifen Waterfall

One of Taiwan’s most famous waterfalls, and dubbed Little Niagara, this scenic waterfall is located in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Having more than 20 meters (66ft) tall and 40 meters (130ft) wide, Shifen Waterfall (十分大瀑布) is the broadest...

Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園), Wanli District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 3

New Taipei: Yehliu Geopark’s (Half) Day Tour

One of the premier natural landmarks of Northern Taiwan, the Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園) is home to different kinds of unique geological formations, including the famous “Queen’s Head”. It is located in a cape that stretches from the town of Wanli. While...

Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社 Itsukushima-jinja) Miyajima, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Pref., Japan 0

Miyajima: Floating Torii of Itsukushima Shrine

You’ve seen this iconic image in other media, but you don’t know it by name. This is the centuries-old Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社, Itsukushima Jinja), located in Itsukushima Island (popularly known as Miyajima) in the city of Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture. The...

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Hiroshima: Top 10 Things To Do

It is said that the first settlers of what was now Hiroshima came during the 6th or 7th centuries. In 1589, it started to prosper under the feudal lord Mori Terumoto, who foresaw the castle’s construction and gave the city...