HUALIEN TRAVEL GUIDE BLOG (Budget + Itinerary)

They say travelers go to Hualien to soak up nature. Like most part of Taiwan’s East Coast, the natural environment here is unspoiled and the pace is unhurried.  The landscape here is impossibly picture-perfect that you have to travel to Hualien to believe they’re not photoshopped. Here, rising limestone hills and cloud-capped mountains fringed the tempting turquoise sea.   I …

TAIWAN BUDGET HOTELS 2017

Taiwan is not just about Taipei. In my week-long stay in this underrated country, I’ve explored a few places.  One thing I like about traveling in Taiwan is, it’s quite affordable and there’s a wealth of budget hotels in Taiwan that are clean and stylish.  Choosing a place to stay can be quite mind-boggling, so here’s a list of some …

HUALIEN TAIWAN THINGS TO DO

If you are looking for a side trip from Taipei, consider traveling to Hualien, just roughly 2.5 hours away by train. As Hualien is sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and Central Mountain Range, it enjoys a landscape rich in scenic beauty, history and mineral resources.  Despite its popularity, it remains a pleasant and quiet countryside escape from the hustle and …