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Shamaoshan

Mount Shamao (Shamaoshan)

Mount Shamao (紗帽山), also known as Shamaoshan, is an easy hike in Yangmingshan National Park. Possible as a day trip from central Taipei or Beitou, Mount Shamao ...

Hobe Fort

Hobe Fort

Hobe Fort (滬尾礮臺) is one of the main historical sites in Tamsui. Built on a hill overlooking the mouth of Tamsui River, it was set up after the Sino-French War w...

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

Huashan 1914 Creative Park

The Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914文化創意産業園区) is the hippest spot to hang out in Taipei. Located at and using the old buildings of the former Taihoku Winery, ...

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) is Taipei’s most famous monument and tourist spot. Built in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the former Presi...

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Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE)

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (臺灣桃園國際機場) is Taiwan’s main international airport and the one most tourists from abroad will be arriving at. One of t...

Taiwan High Speed Train

Taiwan High Speed Rail Discounted Ticket (One-Way)

While it is possible to buy tickets for the Taiwan High Speed Railway (THSR) at stations, it’s cheaper for foreign tourists to buy the 20% discounted one-...

YouBike

How to use the YouBike bicycle rental system

Taiwan is a bicyclers dream, with purpose built routes all across the island. For tourists and locals alike, YouBike has become one of the best city bike rental...

Taiwan High Speed Train

Taiwan High Speed Rail Pass (THSR Pass)

The Taiwan High Speed Rail Pass is a sometimes cost effective rail pass for long distance train travel in Taiwan. It is usable on the Taiwan High Speed Rail (TH...

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