Hidden in Plain Sight: Secret Spots in Taipei’s Most Popular Places

Think you know Taipei well? Think again!

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The Taipei Grand Trail: Discovering the Secret Wildness of the Capital

Are you ready for this 92km challenge on Taipei Grand Trial?

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The Ultimate Hiking Guide to Yangmingshan National Park

From hikes to hot springs, here’s how to do Yangmingshan.

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Interview: David Pipkin, Founder of Cloud Forest Ceramics Studio

A chat with the man behind a ceramics studio in the hills of Yangmingshan.

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National Palace Museum Experiences: Experience History, Nature and Culture All in One

National Palace Museum and Lin Yutang House, Yangmingshan and Shilin Night Market

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Spring in Taipei : Calendar of Good Times

Spring is indeed a time for celebrating. What better place for it than a city that seems to exemplify the essence of spring itself? Here are 9 things you should do in Taipei during Spring.

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12 Ways to Embrace and Enjoy Taiwan’s Summer Heat

we’d like to offer a few suggestions for outdoor activities that’ll actually make you glad you visited our beloved subtropical island during the hottest part of the year.

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Seven Star Mountain, a Hike You Cannot Miss While in Taipei

Though I’ve lived in Taipei over 20 years, I’d never made it to the top of the city’s iconic Mt. Qixing, or Seven Star Mountain, known for its riveting views of Taipei, the mountains beyond, and of the rugged, whitecap-washed north coast. Today was the day, the scenic Mt. Qixing Trail my path into the north Taiwan sky.  

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Into the Mountains – Exploring Taipei City’s Outskirts

Another great thing about Taipei is how quickly you can leave the city center and spend a day with Mother Nature. Hiking trails, hot springs, and mountain scenery are just a short bus ride away.

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