The island of Taiwan boasts a stunningly diverse landscape, and the best place to kickstart your adventure is a trek to the waterfalls of Sandiaoling.
Taiwan’s hot springs are chock-full of magical minerals said to have all kinds of healing properties from improving your complexion to arthritis to helping you successfully.
If you feel like biting into a fried squid on a stick while watching a man wheel a baby carriage of cats around the streets and charging people a couple of bucks to cuddle them, get yourself to a Taiwanese night market.
Taiwan is home to 14 different aboriginal tribes. The Amis, who are spread across Taiwan’s mountains and eastern coastal areas, is the largest.
Taiwan’s beaches are plentiful, and its seas powerful.
"Taiwan’s temples immediately struck me as open and breezy with their big, inviting courtyards."
Taroko, Kenting and Yangmingshan are three vastly different national parks in Taiwan, and this incredible range is indicative of the island’s remarkable diversity.
Taipei 101 is a dazzling skyscraper designed to resemble a stalk of bamboo.
Busy urban roads, dramatic ocean highways, lively street markets, peaceful secluded lakes—in Taiwan, you can bike through it all.
Travellers today who venture beyond its shores, meet its people, sample its food and explore its lands will most certainly agree it is indeed “The Beautiful Island.”