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Eight Secret Spots in Taiwan (Part II)

Taiwan is overflowing with beautiful, exciting and magical places. Taroko Gorge, Sun Moon Lake, Alishan, to name just three well known spots. But in this article we’ll take you to a few secret spots, true gems known mostly to locals (and in few cases, not many of those). Want to experience something truly unique? Check out a few of these spots on your next Taiwan trip!   No.4 – Bayien village 8008(@m8008art)分享的貼文 於 2017 年 6月 月 26 2:02上午 PDT 張貼 Located in picturesque Yangmingshan National Park, This pretty village was originally on a route fishermen and farmers trekked on the way to Taipei city to trade their wares. Now it provides visitors a quiet spot from the ever buzzing metropolis. Enjoy the rolling farms as you stroll through this relaxing area. When the fog rolls in, Bayien village is particularly picturesque. No.3 – Li Song wild hot spring 走走池上(@zhouzhoutw)分享的貼文 於 2017…

Into the Mountains – Exploring Taipei City’s Outskirts

Text: Dallas Waldie Photos: Maggie Song On a trip to Taiwan, you are almost certain to make a stop in the bustling capital of Taipei. Itʼs a beautiful city, with a little of something for everyone – shopping, fine cuisine, sightseeing, and much else. 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. Thermal Valley in Beitou If you want to explore the mountains just to the north of central Taipei, you can first visit the urban Beitou (北投) area and then head into the mountains of Yangmingshan National Park (陽明山國家公園), where you can visit places like Yangming Park, especially popular during the winter flower season, defined by cherry and azalea blossoms, and Zhuzihu, a farm area best known for its fields of ivory-white…