Lichuan Aquafarm (立川漁場) is the only place in Taiwan that produces the golden clams (黃金蜆). These fresh-water clams are considered a national treasure of Taiwan because they are high in nutritional value, and in particular, extremely beneficial for the liver. The golden clams are results of advance technology whereby water quality, algae breeding and soil types are thoroughly researched. Continue reading
Liyu Lake (鯉魚潭) is a place to enjoy leisure activities, right at the foot of Liyu Mountain. Continue reading
We went along the east rift valley, going to 5 different places. Ching Xiu Temple, Liyu Lake, Lichuan Fishery, Lu-Fung Jade Workshop and Lintian Mountain. That’s me again being too greedy wanting to see too many places all in one go!
One of the must eats when you go to Hualien is the Manmei Pork Knuckle (滿妹豬脚). Tourists love it, the locals love it!
This Hakka style pork knuckle Continue reading
These shrimps are taken directly Continue reading
City Corner is a low profile homestay, or more commonly known as “Minsu” (民宿) in Taiwan. It is on located in Hualien City, in the residential area on lane 138 off Zhongshan Road. As you can see from the outside, there is no signboards at all to indicate that it’s a minsu! Continue reading