A Trip to Chishang to Explore the Rice Town in Taitung

Slow down your pace in the vibrant green rice fields.

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Go Green: A Guide to Visiting Taiwan’s Green Island

Hot springs, snorkeling and humbling reminders of the past on Green Island

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How to do Dulan: The Raw and Remote Gem of Taiwan’s East Coast

A creative hub with some of the best natural scenery and surfing Taiwan has to offer, Dulan is a must-visit highlight of the island’s East Coast. Despite Dulan’s popularity, it still has a sleepy, backpacker vibe, leaving visitors feeling they’ve stumbled upon a hidden gem.

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Pick Your Own Pineapple at a Taitung Pineapple Farm

Make your own pineapple jam and more in Luye (鹿野).

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Travel Deeper in Eastern Taiwan: Hualien and Taitung

Seafood, a farm-to-table experience, indigenous art, pineapple picking and more in Taiwan’s east.

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72 Hours in Taitung County: Culture, Sightseeing & Touring in the Taitung City & Zhiben Hot Spring Region

Rick Charette Oh, the things you can do That are good for you! With 72 hours to use In Taitung/Zhiben, wandering footloose Isolated from the more heavily populated areas of Taiwan by the towering central mountains, the East Coast region is fondly referred to as Taiwan’s “backyard garden.” Here is a sampler buffet of the…

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Belle of the Zhiben Hot-Spring Ball The Hotel Royal Chihpen

Words by Rick Charette Let’s spend a little time getting to know a place with a legitimate claim to being Taiwan’s premier hot-spring resort hotel. When the Japanese controlled Taiwan as a colony from 1895 to 1945, they transplanted their love of genteel mineral-spring soaking to the island. A distinctive Taiwanese hot-spring culture then bubbled…

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Six Spots in Taitung Worth Visiting

It’s an increasingly popular spot for international visitors as well, which comes as no surprise, being home to Taiwan’s best surfing spots, Asia’s finest cycling roads and indigenous culture galore.

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A Bit of Hawaii in the West Pacific – Places to Go in and around Taitung City

With a population of just 107,000, Taitung City doesn’t come close to being a major urban center. What it is: an excellent base from which to explore the east coast and the East Rift Valley.

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