In this installment of our Taiwan Travel Guide Series, we show you the best way to go from Taipei to Hualien (Taroko Gorge).  How to get from Taipei to HualienTrain (TRA) Public Bus Car Pool via Jiufen Car (Self-Drive) PlaneTaipei to Hualien by Train (TRA) The best way to get...
Hotel Bayview Hualien provides complimentary transport service to the Hualien train station, but there is no fixed timing, and the hotel staff would simply group guests who were intending to go to the train station together.We ended up taking a much earlier shuttle to the train station, because the next...
From Jinsanjiao, the distance to Zi Qiang Night Market did not seem that far on the map. However, it was actually a half hour walk.  After a brave attempt to walk proved to be too challenging for our tired bodies after a day of hiking at the Taroko Gorge,...
The best thing our tour guide did for us was to place an order for us for scallion pancakes (炸彈葱油餅) from a famous stall at Jin San Jiao.  The next best thing he did was to give us a really useful map of the Jin San Jiao area, marking...
The Seven Stars Lake (七星潭) is one of the star (pun-intended) attractions at the Taroko Gorge National Park.  As it is located at the doorstep of our hotel - Hotel Bayview, we could walk out to it anytime we wished.Our first sight of the Seven Stars Lake, from the...
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