Hunting for Art at Tunghai Art Street

img_6425.jpgWith it being my last day in Taichung before heading back to the states, I wanted to go to one last tourist spot, but preferably one that was close enough to walk to. Enter Tunghai Arts Street. With it being a 20 minute walk from T-Life Hostel there wasn’t much of a hassle getting there. What I read about the street as I was walking dated the street back to 1980’s, but featured a a look into Taiwan’s historic look and feel. Continue reading

Nantou – village des monstres et Xitou- foret éducative.

0F2C3A1E-2BD3-4A41-B9E3-D25E1FA2D762_dAux abords de la ville de Taichung,  il y a une  chouette ballade à faire en famille.  Il vous faudra donner un petit billet pour y entrer cependant pour une journée entière  je pense que ça en vaut la peine. Les kilomètres de  chemins bétonnés ou forestiers sont bien balisés et vous permettront de découvrir la faune et la flore de Taïwan.

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Taichung: Hiking in Dakeng Scenic Area

IMG_1392Dakeng is an area of steep hills and mountains on the eastern side of Taichung which consists of ten different hiking trails!  If you’re looking to get out of the city and immerse yourself in nature this is a great place to go to, but make sure your legs are ready for some steep climbing!  Depending on which trail you choose, the level of difficulty will vary and at times can be a bit dangerous; with large gaps in between the log staircases you’ll need to be careful while using the handrails/ropes to support yourself. Continue reading