The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, completed in 1972, is dedicated to China’s national founding father. In addition to a large seated statue of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, whose military guard is changed hourly, the hall features exhibits from the founding father’s life. There is also a world-class performanc... Read More
This is such a popular form of entertainment and dining for city dwellers that there are hundreds of these urban fishing ponds in Taiwan. You can catch and cook your own shrimp from a shallow pool inside of a restaurant that’s open 24 hours a day.
This museum reflects the rich Chinese culture spanning thousands of years, with over 700,000 items being rotated on display. The remaining artifacts are stored in the mountain behind the museum. This is one of the world’s most visited museums and having a knowledgeable tour guide can help you mak... Read More
Also known as the Grand Canyon of Taiwan, Taroko Gorge is a nature lovers’ paradise with its majestic, marble cliffs and plunging waterfalls. It’s one of the most visited attractions in Taiwan. A hike through its jungle-like mountains and across suspension bridges to the Eternal Spring Shrine is a ... Read More
A premier climbing destination, Long Dong in northern Taiwan has incredible climbing for all levels of climbers. It is possible to climb year-round. It features a 2 km stretch of beautiful golden and grey walls, set right up against the Pacific Ocean.
If you go during the weekend, there might on... Read More
More than 2,000 years ago, Buddhist monks gave knife massages as an alternative form of medicine. Blunt knives, instead of hands, are used during this ancient art of healing and relaxation to redirect your chi for a more energized body and a calmer mind.
An impressive feature of Taiwan’s culture is the night markets. One of the largest and most famous night markets is the Shihlin Night Market. It has traditional and classic foods along with more unusual items such as stinky tofu, pig’s bloodcake, chicken feet, duck tongue, century eggs and turtle ... Read More
If you are looking for a “crappy” restaurant, you’ve come to the right place. Everything from the decor to the food, highlights “all things bathroom”. This eclectic decor includes poop-shaped lights hang from the ceiling and shower heads and toilet plungers lining the walls. Relax on an acrylic t... Read More
The largest pod of Futuro is found in this abandoned, beachfront resort outside of Taipei. These buildings were built to resemble a UFO and an ultra modern mini house. Finnish architect Matti Suuronen was the man responsible for these oddities and even designed fully functional airplane style door... Read More
This building sits on a concrete disc in Ocean View Park. The church was meant to honor a local girl who decades ago contracted Blackfoot disease. Due to complications from the disease, she had to have her foot amputated. Before this happened, she was happy and engaged to be married to a very weal... Read More