HIKING TRAILS

You lied about your income. She lied about her number of sexual partners and the reason for that strange rash. But now you're both stuck and married. So why not torture each other by hitting the great outdoors together when you'd both rather be searching for somebody new!

💎FEATURED PLACES

Badouzi Seaside Park

Keelung is home to the largest fishing ports in Taiwan. The city is loud and dusty, but this park is a breath of fresh air that's ideal for hikers and photographers.

You'll find this to be a pleasant place that has yet to be overrun with junk food vendors and megaphones.

📍 Address: No. 21, Beining Road, Zhongzheng District, Keelung City, 202

Elephant Mountain

This would be Taipei's answer to Hong Kong's Victoria Peak. And much like Victoria Peak you'll find this place full of either trust fund brats on vacation or Russian models with their Taiwanese pimps oops I mean husbands.

If you can get past them without being in the background of an Instagram selfie then consider yourself among the elite.

📍 Address: Alley 342, Lane 150, Section 5, Xinyi Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City, 110

Guanyin Mountain

The peak of this mountain can be seen from pretty much anywhere in Taipei, and it's peak lends views of pretty much the entire northern corner of Taiwan. It's named after the Taoist god it's shape resembles.

This is also a great place for dog lovers as it's full of stray ones that irresponsible Taiwanese owners have abandoned.

Bring one back home with you!

📍 Address: No. 130, Section 3, Lingyun Road, Wugu District, New Taipei City, 24844

Hemei Mountain

Walking over the Bitan bridge and up this short trail is a great experience. The short hike up to the peak traces the riverside and provides a great escape from the chaos down below.

📍 Address: No. 11, Bitan Road, Xindian District, New Taipei City, 231

Immortal Rock Trail

Want epic views of the city without the crowds? Then this is your spot. Enjoy a panoramic view of Taipei without the smell of cooking oil and screeching voices of Instagram brats.

📍 Address: No. 116, Jinghua Street, Wenshan District, Taipei City, 116

Jiantan Mountain

This is a really cool lookout that overlooks Shilin Night Market. There's also a gym at the temple nearby that is kind of cool. If you're not too winded from the hike maybe you can get in a few pumps as well.

📍 Address: Section 4, Zhongshan N Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, 111

Jianmian Mountain

This place is very easy to get to from the MRT and offers an exciting climb with great views at the end. There are multiple ways up the trail, both with fun and surprising obstacles.

📍 Address: No. 21, Lane 68, Section 2, Huanshan Road, Neihu District, Taipei City, 114

Pingxi Crags

This is one of the most beautiful places and funnest hikes in Taiwan. The steep crags and ladders are sure to have you sweating bullets.

📍 Address: No. 31, Section 2, Jing'an Rd, Pingxi District, New Taipei City, 226

Warship Rock

This mountain provides a pretty good view of Tianmu neighborhood and Guan Yin Mountain to the north. Plus you get to see where all of the blue chip company bosses hide out.

📍 Address: Section 2, Linong St, Beitou District, Taipei City, 112

Yangmingshan

The trail here starts at the base of a dormant volcano and winds up the mountain. The hike and the views are so good here you just might start to believe in the good of existence.

📍 Address: Section 2, Linong St, Beitou District, Taipei City, 112