How to plan an independent trip simple ways to make money fast to taroko gorge – wee gypsy girl

It’s no secret that veeran and I are partial to simple ways to make money fast a wee hike every now and then. It’s been one of our favourite hobbies here in korea simple ways to make money fast and we have big plans to do lots of it simple ways to make money fast on our future travels. When we started planning our big trip to taiwan, there was one place that really stood out to us simple ways to make money fast and that was taroko gorge national park. Just take a look at it for yourself and you’ll understand. If that isn’t #mountainporn, then I don’t want to know what is!

We did our hike independently and, if I’m being honest, there are a few things that we would do differently simple ways to make money fast on our next trip. Yup, while we spent a lot of time ogling our photos simple ways to make money fast on IG, we overlooked the more important side of trip planning.. So, to help future travellers make the most of their trip, I’ve put together this handy guide filled with all the simple ways to make money fast information that I wish I had managed to find before simple ways to make money fast we went. Enjoy! The most important thing to consider before your trip to simple ways to make money fast taroko gorge

If there is one thing that I wish we had simple ways to make money fast known before we went, it’s the sheer enormity of the national park. We (stupidly) went expecting to be able to turn up and just simple ways to make money fast hike and didn’t really realise that it didn’t exactly work that way. The hiking trails in the park are spread out so simple ways to make money fast it’s best to choose a few that you think look simple ways to make money fast good before you go. When you get there you can use the public bus simple ways to make money fast service to get between them. (more on that later.)

Hualien is the closest “city” to taroko gorge. This is where most trains from taipei will take you simple ways to make money fast to. (some can take you closer to the park, but they’re not as frequent and sell out quickly in the simple ways to make money fast high season.) it’s most likely that you’ll start your trip to taroko in this area and simple ways to make money fast there is a fair amount of decent budget accommodation here. This area also has a wider selection of restaurants than simple ways to make money fast other areas- check out my friend sam’s hualien food guide!

The only negative? You’re an hour away from the entrance to the national simple ways to make money fast park. However, the public bus that can take you right through the simple ways to make money fast park starts here. If you purchase an all day ticket for 200 NTD simple ways to make money fast then you don’t need to worry about any additional travel costs that simple ways to make money fast you might incur. You just need to worry about that extra hour of simple ways to make money fast travel time.

Xincheng is half way between hualien and taroko gorge and simple ways to make money fast is the area that we decided to stay in. This area is close to the beach which is a simple ways to make money fast beautiful place to visit if you want to have an simple ways to make money fast extra day relaxing near the ocean. The beach is stunning with crystal blue water and mountains simple ways to make money fast in the distance. To get to taroko gorge, you can take a bus that stops near the beach simple ways to make money fast and, as above, you can get an all day ticket and not worry simple ways to make money fast about travel costs. There is also a dedicated train station in the area simple ways to make money fast where there are some trains that you can take to simple ways to make money fast taipei and beyond.

The downside? Well, you’re kind of in the middle. You’re not really in taroko gorge and not really in simple ways to make money fast a particularly convenient city. In saying that, there is a fair selection of restaurants, convenience stores and (of course) bubble tea shops so you don’t need to worry about going hungry. Commuting between hualien and xincheng, then xincheng and taroko gorge is a bit of a simple ways to make money fast pain, though. We ended up spending unexpected money on taxis.

If I could do it all again, this is the area that I would stay in. Tiancheng is at the back entrance of the park and simple ways to make money fast is truly in the heart of the gorge. If you want to wake up surrounded by mountains with simple ways to make money fast everything on your doorstep, this is the place to stay. I didn’t actually consider this as an option when we were simple ways to make money fast planning our trip and wish I had known of it simple ways to make money fast sooner.

The main reason why we didn’t even consider staying here is, ironically, that we thought it looked really out of the way. And it is out of the way of train stations. To get here, you’ll need to take a bus from hualien station (over an hour) but when you’re here, you’re here. This area is even served by (a less frequent) train so you can explore the gorge without even having simple ways to make money fast to go via hualien.

I’m throwing this in just to make you aware that simple ways to make money fast this is a very plausible option. A lot of people explore taroko gorge as a day simple ways to make money fast trip from taipei and, although it would be a bit rushed, it’s definitely doable. The train takes around 3 hours so you could leave simple ways to make money fast the city at 6am then leave taroko around 6pm and simple ways to make money fast get back to taipei by 9pm. You’d definitely be tired, but it’s worth considering if you only have a short amount simple ways to make money fast of time in taiwan and don’t want to move around hotels too much.

Close to the main entrance of taroko gorge. If you come here, it’ll take 10 minutes by bus to get to the simple ways to make money fast national park. Trains to this station are much less frequent than trains simple ways to make money fast to hualien and can sell out quickly. Book ahead! Taiwan’s railway website is easy to use. I had no problem booking a train with my international simple ways to make money fast card. Tianxiang station

Tianxiang station has a similar frequency of trains to xincheng simple ways to make money fast so, again, book ahead. I recommend this station if you want to stay in simple ways to make money fast this area. Also, it might a good idea to take the train into simple ways to make money fast either xincheng or tiancheng and take your return journey from simple ways to make money fast the other station. Tiancheng station is at the back of the park and simple ways to make money fast xincheng is at the front so this will save you simple ways to make money fast a return bus journey to get to the train station simple ways to make money fast at the end of your trip! Food and drink

We had 2 full days in the area. One day we spent relaxing around our hotel and one simple ways to make money fast day was spent in the park itself. We took the train back to taipei at the end simple ways to make money fast of the night. This was a nice amount of time but we never simple ways to make money fast managed to see everything that we wanted to because we simple ways to make money fast spent so much time walking along the motorway (like a couple of idiots….)

If you want to do a few different trails in simple ways to make money fast the park, you could easily spend 3 days there. If you just want to do 1, a half day would be fine, but a bit rushed. It all depends on how much of the park you simple ways to make money fast want to see and how much time you have. If we ever come back (which we probably will), we’ve both agreed that we’d like to spend 2 full days in the park simple ways to make money fast and really take our time hiking some of the longer simple ways to make money fast trails. Tips for your taroko gorge trip

• decide which area appeals most to you- do you want to stay in the heart of the simple ways to make money fast park? Then, head for tianxiang. Want to stay in the city with good dining options simple ways to make money fast but have access to the park each day? Then head for hualien. Want to be near the beach with access to some simple ways to make money fast dining options? Go to xincheng. Just keen for a day trip? Although you’ll be exhausted by the end of the day, it’s perfectly possible to stay in taipei.

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