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  • Pingxi Line Train


    One Day Pass for Pingxi Line

    The One Day Pass for Pingxi Line (AKA Pingxi Line One-Day Pass) allows unlimited use of trains on the Pingxi Line in New Taipei for one whole day. It’s a […] More

  • Luzhou Lee Family Historic Estate


    The Luzhou Lee Family Historic Estate

    Quiet Chinese family estate near to Taipei

    The Luzhou Lee Family Historic Estate (蘆洲李宅古蹟) is a historic house and estate dating back to the Qing dynasty. Located a little northwest of Taipei in New Taipei City, it’s […] More

  • Keelong River bicycle ride


    Keelong River bicycle ride past Songshan

    Pleasant bicycle ride in the city center

    Keelong River (基隆河) is the main river that runs through the north of central Taipei, all the way to the city of Keelong. This fun cycling route from Songshan to […] More

  • Kaohsiung Confucius Temple


    Kaohsiung Confucius Temple

    Grand temple complex on the edge of Kaohsiung’s Lotus Pond

    Kaohsiung Confucius Temple (高雄左營孔子廟) is Taiwan’s biggest temple dedicated to Confucius, considered to be the most influential sage in the whole of Chinese history. Located on the north side of […] More

  • Xinbeitou Historic Station


    Xinbeitou Historic Station

    Interesting historical spot for train fans

    Xinbeitou Historic Station (新北投車站) is the former station that connected the hot spring town of Beitou to Taipei. Reconstructed in its original wooden form, it’s a cool little representation of […] More

  • Beitou Hot Spring Museum

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    Beitou Hot Spring Museum

    Learn about Taiwan’s long hot spring history

    The Beitou Hot Spring Museum (北投溫泉博物館) is a tudor-style building in Beitou that used to house a large public bath during the Japanese colonial times. It now functions as an […] More

  • Huashan 1914 Creative Park


    Huashan 1914 Creative Park

    Fashionable shopping and entertainment spot

    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, it’s host to […] More

  • 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 two airports serving the Taipei area, alongside […] More

  • Chihkan Tower Tainan


    Chihkan Tower

    Famous complex with various uses over its long history

    The Chihkan Tower (赤崁樓), previously known as Fort Provintia, is a former Dutch outpost in the city of Tainan. First built in 1652, it has since gone through various revisions […] More