Take a hike: the best hiking trails in Taiwan

Taiwan is a must-visit destination for fans of the great outdoors. From sprawling national parks to magnificent mountain peaks, whether it’s a leisurely stroll or a more challenging climb, Taiwan’s got you covered. Read on for all you need to know about how and where to hike in Taiwan.

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Just Passing Through: 5 Taiwan Urban Layovers

Taiwan Scene examines 5 Taiwanese cities that are commonly used as layovers for travelers on their way to somewhere else, and what these cities offer for those who take a few hours to explore.

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Six More Questions asked on Quora by the Taiwan-Curious

What are the best souvenirs from Taipei? I’m planning to travel around Taiwan. How many days should I allocate? Taiwan Scene has answers on everything from souvenirs and customized trips to cycling tours and travel with teens. And oh yes, coffee! Lots of Coffee!

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River Tracing in Taiwan

Probably the number one destination for river tracing groups is Hualien, which is home to the Shakadang river, the Sanzhan River and the Feicui valley.  But no matter where you go, if you’re new to the sport, you’ll definitely want to hire the services of a local guide.

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Some Rest and Relaxation in Taipei

Taipei has a history of providing relaxing haven to weary Americans dating back to the days of the Vietnam war, when American troops visited Taiwan for R&R tours between combat tours. While some of this R&R was certainly of the more sordid variety, this element of mid-twentieth century Taiwan Tourism is already pretty well documented.…

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