Sunday, September 28, 2014

Taking in Taiwan's autumn scenery (En Voyage)

There's no better time to visit Taiwan than in the fall. Throughout October and November the island enjoys dependably comfortable weather. In Taipei, daytime temperatures average 19-25 degrees Celsius (66-77 degrees Fahrenheit). Summer typhoons are a dim memory and rain is infrequent. In other words, it's an ideal season for outdoor activities.

This is the time of year to enjoy Yushan National Park. Driving from the plains into the hills around Jade Mountain, Taiwan's highest peak...

This article appeared just over a year ago but I didn't get around to posting a link. As we're entering autumn, it's timely. To read the whole article, go to the online edition of EVA Air's inflight magazine. This link will take you straight to the first page; you can scroll on to see the rest. The photo shows an old shop in Chiayi County's Taiping Village, a mid-elevation destination that's very suitable for autumn touring.

1 comment:

Mustard Jones said...

Steven, I'm an editor for a new wine/food/travel mag and website based out of Hong Kong and am looking for a Taipei writer to help out with a city guide soon. If you're interested and available could you fling me an email at james@lepanmedia.com?
thanks
J