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8 favorite camping spots in Taiwan 2017

To me there is no greater joy that driving around the island, seeing the sights, going on adventures, and camping in beautiful places. Here are the GPS coordinates of some of the best places I've camped at recently. You can also view last year's list here: Top 7 Camping Spots in Taiwan - 2016(中文[…]

DIY Portable Wood Burning Hot Water Heater

(中文版:DIY攜帶式~燃燒木頭~熱水加熱器~) We built a homemade wood-burning hot water heater to use in an outdoor spa. It was fun to make and even more fun to use. We got to soak in a hot-tub by the side of the river. It was our first try though, and not very efficient. Here is a short[…]

Become a Hot Spring Explorer

This is a map of all the known hot springs in Taiwan (中文版:當個溫泉獵人吧), including the ones that I have not been to yet. Much of this information is out of date, and the mountains change every year, so some of the hot springs may be buried or different than they look in the pictures[…]

Easiest Waterfalls List: No hiking, Easy Parking

This is a list of waterfalls that you can literally park in front of. There is no path and no hiking is required. These waterfalls are right next to the road. (中文版:完全不用健行輕鬆停車在瀑布前的名單)New Taipei CityGolden Waterfall (中文版:黃金瀑布 ) is bright and c[…]

7 Easy to get to Wild Hot Springs in Taiwan

(中文版:7個很容易到達台灣的野溪溫泉) These are the wild hot springs that you park very close to. Getting to these hot springs requires no more than a few minutes of walking. 1) Hongye Hot Spring (中文版:紅葉溫泉), in Taitung, Yanping District, is one of the only sulfur h[…]

7 Easy Hikes to Amazing Waterfalls in Taiwan

Hi everyone. Here is a list of 7 easy hiking routes that will take you to beautiful waterfalls. This list is for everyone who loves getting out in nature, but especially for beginners who want exercise and a little bit of a challenge, but don't want to risk getting lost. Each of the routes are on a […]