The Matsu Islands

If you want to visit the Matsu islands, here are some travel tips and spots about Dongyin and Dongju to make you enjoy the trip much more!

Read More

4 Marathons in Taiwan That Are Worth Running For

Marathon is popular in Taiwan. This article will tell you 4 marathons which you cannot miss! It will be a good way to explore about Taiwan.

Read More

A First-timer’s Guide to Kinmen National Park

Kinmen, the outlying island of Taiwan, offers natural, historical and religious sites for people to discover more.

Read More

A Quick Guide to Island Hopping in Penghu

Sunshine, beaches, waves and more.

Read More

The Matsu Islands: Taiwan’s Northernmost Frontier

Northernmost frontier? Nine hours by ferry northwest of north Taiwan (flights also available). China’s mountainous coast your backdrop. The local culture a world away from the rest of Taiwan.

Read More

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

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

Read More

10 reasons to visit Xiao Liuqiu, Taiwan’s Hidden Island Gem

Unlike well-trammeled Taiwan scenic spots like Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge and Alishan, Xiao Liuqiu hasn’t gotten much international press. Indeed, outside of a few intrepid international travelers who find their way to the island, most westerner visitors to Xiao Liuqiu are local expats who’d likely prefer that the island remain a secret.

Read More

Three Days on Xiao Liuqiu (were not enough)

Astute readers of my regular weekend column may have noted that there was no column last weekend, and this was because I was off for three days enjoying myself on Xiao Liuqiu island. MyTaiwanTour published a previous article on this barely discovered gem here  a few months back, but this was the first time I’d gotten to experience the place firsthand.

Read More

Xiao Liuqiu Island: Pearl of Taiwan’s Southwest Coast

Coral filled seas, salty air and beautiful beaches as far as the eye can see. All this and more await visitors on Xiao Liuqiu, a charming little island is located about 15 KM west of Taiwan’s southwestern coast in Pingtung county. Looking to get off the beaten path? First, you have to get there.

Read More

Green Island — A Tropical Island of Myriad Scenic, Historic, and Outdoor Fun Attractions

Green Island may be tiny, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in rugged volcanic scenery, startling political history, and a tropical sense of abandon. Its hot springs and teeming coral reefs draw hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, almost all of whom whiz round the island on motor scooters. For those who perhaps want to take things a little slower, the island’s compact size makes exploring by bicycle not just a possibility but a pleasure, and gives you the chance to avoid the irony of a gasoline-fuelled “Green” Island rampage to boot.

Read More