The Lunar New Year Holiday will begin on Jan. 24. This year there will be up to nine days for camera-wielding tourists and their families to take either a long or short trip around the island.
Just like that newer arrival on the scene in Taiwan, the High Speed Railway, Alishan（阿里山） Mountain Railway is as much a tourist attraction as a practical method of transport.
Bizitou Botanical Garden (埤仔頭植物園) isn't the only botanical garden in Chiayi City (嘉義市). There's another in the city's sprawling and eponymous park, some kilometers to the southeast.
The Jiayou Bicycle Trail (嘉油鐵馬道) is a worthy addition to Taiwan's fast-growing network of bike paths and tourist cycling routes.
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Emerging from the long tunnel through which the main road to the mountain resort of Caoling (草嶺) in Yunlin County (雲林縣) passes, we brake sharply.
The second most-famous temple in Yunlin County's Beigang Township (雲林縣北港鎮) has the misfortune of being just a few hundred meters from one of South Taiwan's best known places of worship.