Month: February 2018

Shuiyang Hiking and Camping

Geographically, Taiwan may be a small country, but for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers it has an overwhelming appeal. Shuiyang (水樣) is a perfect example of Taiwan’s many natural hidden treasures. Having been greatly affected by the Jiji earthquake in September of 1999, it created a cluster of dying trees and a lake (which was originally a small stream) in between Sun Link Sea and Alishan National Forests. As Ryan put…

Centered on Taipei

Centered on Taipei featured us in the Travel section of their November issue! The article goes into depth about how TAO was founded as well as our vision for the company and desire to keep Taiwan clean and people educated about pollution. The photos included are from Stegosaurus Ridge, Wanli, and one of our popular beach cleanups! Read about it on page 29 here:

G’day Feicui

Australian blogger an journalist Quyen Tran wrote about her experience at Feicui Valley and Zhuilu Old Trail with us on her site G'day Taiwan where she highlights the best aspects of Taiwan living. Feicui Valley is a crystal clear stream with deep blue pools leading to a striking waterfall. Zhuilu Old Trail is one of the most famous hiking locations in Taroko and all around Taiwan. It's a cliffside trail…

TAO Night Hikes

Taiwan Business Topics recently featured our night hikes in a lengthy article about "herping". Our wildlife night hikes allow guests to see Taiwan in a totally different environment. A vast amount of mammals, amphibians, and reptiles are nocturnal, so they are extremely active in the Summer time. What a treat! Read about it here:

Finding the TAO

We were recently featured in the Taipei Times for one of our most popular hikes! People come from all over the world to hike trails in Taiwan like Sandiaoling. Complete with three waterfalls and a beautiful pool overlooking the third and tallest waterfall, Sandiaoling hiking trail is by far one of our favorites. Read about it here: