The island-nation of Taiwan is not popular as a beach-paradise destination. It doesn’t have a Phuket (Thailand), Bali (Indonesia), or Boracay (Philippines) to boast of. However, the two lovely beaches in Kaohsiung can hold their own. Although tourism in this southwestern Taiwanese city is focused more on culture and traditions, modern structures, bustling industries and natural wonders (other than beaches), swimming in Kaohsiung is quiet pleasant and memorable. When going to Kaohsiung, definitely don’t forget to pack your bathing suit.
The city of Kaohsiung (Coordinates: 22°38′N 120°16′E) has only two beaches: Cijin Beach and the swimming beach in Sizih Bay. Cijin [Read more…]