Ultimate Guide to Taiwan: Taroko Gorge

Taroko Gorge

When the Portuguese first arrived in Taiwan, they exclaimed ‘Ilha Formosa!’ The expression translates to, ‘The Beautiful Island.’ And while Taiwan has long outgrown the name, much of the island continues to inspire that same kind of awe and wonder. On site, in particular, amazes even the Taiwanese. A 3-hour train ride south of Taipei