Tagged: Nature

Gaomei Wetlands (高美溼地) Gaomei Wetland Preservation Area, Qingshui District, Taichung, Taiwan 13

Taichung: Sunset and Sea Breeze at Gaomei Wetlands

A place in Qingshui District, Taichung where the sea and land meets. Its grassy grounds and muddy shorelines is an ideal destination for those seeking fresh sea breeze and to watch the sunset. Formally called Gaomei Wetland Preservation Area (Chinese:...

Elephant Mountain, Xiangshan, Taipei, Taiwan 12

Taipei: Night Hike to Elephant Mountain

Taipei Skyline, viewed from Elephant Mountain view deck To experience the best, picturesque view of the city of Taipei, climb to the top of Elephant Mountain in Xiangshan (象山). It is 183 meters above sea level, and the hiking trail...

(Maokong 貓空, Wenshan, Taipei, Taiwan) 10

Taipei: Riding the Eyes of Maokong

If you’re looking for a different kind of excitement while watching the beautiful city of Taipei, riding in the Maokong Gondola can give you a unique experience. Riding in this cable car gives an extraordinary thrill going to the upper part of...

(Shifen Waterfall (十分大瀑布) Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan) 15

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...