Enjoy Sun Moon Lake by land, bike, boat or from the air

Enjoy Sun Moon Lake by land, bike, boat or from the air

Sun Moon Lake has been drawing tourists since 1999, when it was reconstructed into a National Scenic Area after a major earthquake. It is now a 9,000 hectare vacation mecca for Taiwanese and international tourists alike. The largest alpine mountain lake in all of...
Hualien is the gateway to eastern shore attractions

Hualien is the gateway to eastern shore attractions

Cisingtan Scenic Bike Trail Midway down the eastern shoreline of Taiwan is the city of Hualien.  It’s just a short, under-an-hour flight from Taipei and you’ll find yourself next to lush green hills that parallel the seashore. This makes a perfect setting for the...
Biking around Taiwan

Biking around Taiwan

Back in Taiwan, in search of some of their most beautiful biking and sightseeing areas. Hit the subscribe button (on the right) and get all the posts for the next week with slideshows of all the sights.   Our first stop was Taipei City where a network of bike paths...
Outdoor adventures in Sioux Falls, SD

Outdoor adventures in Sioux Falls, SD

While many people equate South Dakota with Mount Rushmore and the Badlands, there’s a whole lot more there if you saunter over to the southeast side of the state.  Sioux Falls is the state’s largest city and just a one-day drive from Chicago, St. Louis, Winnepeg or...
The Great Allegheny Passage for bikers and hikers

The Great Allegheny Passage for bikers and hikers

Bike Pittsburgh to Rockwood to Cumberland and back in a long weekend, and discover the best in small-town America. Looking for a bike trail where you can ride in natural surroundings? A path you can follow without resorting to maps or GPS? Maybe you want a path where...