Tag: Taichung

Outskirts of Taichung (5): Gao Mei Shi Di (Gao Mei Wetland)

Outskirts of Taichung (5): Gao Mei Shi Di (Gao Mei Wetland)

Dajia River flows through the districts of Taichung City and at the southern river mouth lies Gao Mei Shi Di (高美湿地, Gao Mei Wetland, “Gao Mei”). There used to be many wetlands at Taiwan’s west coast but many have been replaced by new developments. We 

Outskirts of Taichung (4): Taichung Flower Market

Outskirts of Taichung (4): Taichung Flower Market

Following our stop at Lavender Cottage, it’s more flowers appreciation at Zhong She Tourist Flower Garden 中社观光花市 (“Flower Market” or “Flower Garden”). With the colourful array of flowers, your eyes will be in for a treat. Get your camera ready too! Our itinerary was: Rainbow Village, 

Outskirts of Taichung (3): Lavender Cottage

Outskirts of Taichung (3): Lavender Cottage

Two ladies left their jobs in Taipei and Kaohsiung to pursue their dream of owning a lavender field, a quiet place for people to relax and enjoy nature. Lavender Cottage 薰衣草森林 is where their dreams came into fruition after years of hard work. We came 

Outskirts of Taichung (2): Carton King

Outskirts of Taichung (2): Carton King

After Rainbow Village, we arrived at Carton King, the second stop of our Taichung outskirts tour. We first came across Carton King’s smaller branch at Cingjing Farm, near to the Swiss Garden. I didn’t know what it was about until hubby enlightened me. Most exhibits 

Outskirts of Taichung (1): Rainbow Village

Outskirts of Taichung (1): Rainbow Village

For a one day tour around the outskirts of Taichung, I’ll recommend booking a driver. Our driver is Mr Ye, 葉師榮  and if you are interested in engaging him, you can find out more in “Taichung Driver for the Outskirts“. But if you cannot find a 

Taichung Driver for the Outskirts

Taichung Driver for the Outskirts

For a one day tour around the outskirts of Taichung, I’ll recommend booking a driver. We googled and found Mr Liu 劉錦鐘’s website. Based on online reviews, he seems to be a recommended Taichung Driver for the Outskirts. And since it was last minute planning 

Cingjing Minsu: Sen Love B&B Review

Cingjing Minsu: Sen Love B&B Review

If you are visiting Cingjing Farm (清境农场), I do recommend a night stay around the farm instead of making a day trip from Taichung. It’s more relaxing this way and you get to enjoy the good weather (at certain months of the year). We stayed