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Touristy Shifen Waterfall and Shifen Old Street (Day 6 pt 2)

Shifen Waterfall

What’s next after our hottest-ever mountain-hiking experience in the morning? In the afternoon of Day 6, we would drive to Shifen and visit Shifen waterfall and Shifen Old Street. Shifen must be one of the most touristy places in Taiwan. People – tourists and locals alike – come here to release sky lanterns, hoping their wishes would come true.     Read on and I’ll also share why Shifen Old Street left me feeling unimpressed. Stay till the end …

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Hiking Teapot Mountain in Taiwan, plus Nanya and Yin Yang Sea on Day 6 (pt 1)

Teapot Mountain

Hiking Teapot Mountain was the highlight of Day 6 of our Eastern Taiwan Tour. In fact, there were so many attractions located along Northeastern Coast of Taiwan that our initial plan was to set off from Luodong at 4am. What? Such ungodly hours! Why so early? If you stay till the end of this story, you would probably suggest that we set off earlier.     Other than hiking Teapot Mountain, we also visited Bitou, Nanya, Yin …

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Taiwan 8 Days Itinerary as a Solo Female Traveller

How easy is it to travel to Taiwan as a solo female traveler? In this post, I’ll share with you my Taiwan 8 Days Itinerary and how I did it on free and easy. No group tours. No taxis. No engaged drivers. Just public buses, trains and my reliable pair of legs. I think that’s the best way to get to learn about a country and their way of life.     You can do it too …

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Around Yilan on Day 5 – Jiaoxi, Daxi Fishing Harbor, Lanyang Museum, Mr Brown Castle and Jimmy Park

Around Yilan (Day 5) (1)

We had just chased a few waterfalls around Yilan in the morning. Here are a few more attractions around Yilan to complete our itinerary for the day. Our afternoon would be filled with family-friendly attractions such as Jiaoxi Hot Springs, Lanyang Museum, Mr Brown Castle Cafe and Jimmy Park. Read on and I’ll also show you our amazing seafood experience at Daxi Fishing Harbor. Let’s go!  

Chasing waterfalls at Wufengchi and Yuemeikeng in Eastern Taiwan (Day 5)

Wufengchi Waterfall

Day 5 of our Eastern Taiwan Tour would be an adventurous one filled right to the brim with activities ranging from chasing waterfalls at Wufengchi and Yuemeikeng, to visiting museum, eating seafood caught fresh from fishing harbor and more. Join me as we explore attractions around Yilan and Luodong of Eastern Taiwan and see how we got lost in some.

Day 4 – Goodbye, Hualien. Hello, Luodong!

Luodong Night Market

Goodbye, Hualien. Today, on Day 4 of our Eastern Taiwan Tour, we would be making our way to Luodong, a town located further north on the eastern coast of Taiwan. Read on and see why we regretted not taking an express train (it’s not speed issue). I’ll also show you why Luodong Night Market is so worth going to. Scroll down now. :)

Best hike of Taroko Gorge was at Lushui Trail! (Day 3)

Lushui Trail

What a wonderful day on Day 3 of our Eastern Taiwan Tour! That was probably the first day we actually enjoyed ourselves. Lovely sunshine and beautiful hike at Taroko National Park, what more could we ask for? In fact, the best hike we had in this trip was at Lushui Trail (綠水步道)! It was so stunningly beautiful you have to read this post, okay?

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