Thousand Island Lake in Taiwan: The Perfect Day Trip From Taipei for Landscape and Tea Lovers

Thousand Island Lake in Taiwan: The Perfect Day Trip From Taipei for Landscape and Tea Lovers

Looking for an underrated day trip from Taipei to get away from the crowds? This is it! Taipei is a bustling cosmopolitan city in Asia, with its towering Taipei 101 Building, more night markets than you can count with one hand and a world-class history and culture museum. It also happens to be an incredible…

A Perfect Slow Travel Trip: What to Do at Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan

A Perfect Slow Travel Trip: What to Do at Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan

After an extremely hectic few years of work and travel, I decided that I wanted a quiet birthday last year and decided to spend a few days recharging and immersing myself in nature, food and sleep in Hualien and the Sun Moon Lake. I was born in Taipei, and though I grew up in Hong…

5 Things to Do in Hualien on the East Coast of Taiwan

5 Things to Do in Hualien on the East Coast of Taiwan

Hualien city is on the east coast of Taiwan, just a few hours away from the capital city of Taipei. Unlike Taipei, which is a metropolitan city, Hualien is immersed in nature between the Pacific Ocean and mountain ranges and home to the Taroko National Park and Taroko Gorge. While I wouldn’t recommend visiting Hualien…