Taiwan Travel Bucket List


This is my list of top travel adventures in Taiwan. I’ve hot linked the places that I’ve already been to and written about. If the activity is in italics, it means I’ve been there, but I haven’t written about it yet. Enjoy!

Taipei Adventures – In and Around Taipei

 Taipei Theme Restaurants and Popular Restaurants

Northern Taiwan

  • Baishawan Beach
  • Yehliu Geopark
  • Wulai Aboriginal Village and Hot Springs
  • Visit Jiufen, an old mining town that has a famously photogenic night market. The town in the Academy Award winning animation Spirited Away by Studio Ghibli was based on Jiufen
  • Jinshan – Taiwan’s famous gold mining town
  • Visit Peruse JuMing Museum, a massive art museum in JinShan
  • Yingge Pottery Town
  • Visit Shei-Pa National Park
  • Lavender Garden
  • Hike Xueshan (Snow Mountain)

Central Cross-Island Highway

East Coast Highway

Southern Cross Island Highway




  • Fung Ja Night Market
  • Rainbow Village
  • Changhua
  • Lukang
  • Xitou’s Bamboo Forest (the honeymoon spot of Taiwan)



Taiwan’s Islands

Just for fun:





A Canadian expat that has been living abroad in Asia since 2003, Carrie began her career with Reach To Teach Recruiting in 2006 as an ESL teacher in Taiwan. Today, she and her husband are co-owners of Reach To Teach. In her free time, Carrie works as a freelance travel writer and photographer, providing regular content to several publishing companies and travel publications in Asia and North America. She writes about her personal travel adventures on Travel Asia – My Several Worlds. Follow Carrie on Google+ or on Twitter @globetrotteri.

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2 responses to “Taiwan Travel Bucket List”

  1. Paul-Emile Goulet

    Hello Carrie

    I would like to visit the out islands . Have you any thoughts or advice on which one ?


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