If you haven’t been to Kaohsiung you have not been to Asia. It is one of the few exotic Asian destinations where you won’t be harassed by overly aggressive local vendors and hassled by unpaved, potholed roads. Getting around Kaohsiung is easy, hassle-free and very scenic.
Taiwan’s second busiest and most important city is Kaohsiung, located on the southwestern part of the island. It is called Harbor Capital and runs the 6th most profitable cargo-shipment port in the world. The Kaohsiung port has placed this city in the map. Today, it is also a top tourism destination offering all kinds of attractions such as the Love River, Lotus Lake, Holy Rosary Cathedral, Old City of Zuoying, Chai Mountain, and the Kaohsiung Museum of History, to mention a few. Several airlines service Kaohsiung from all major cities in Asia and a number of ferry boats from Japan, China, Hong Kong and Macau. [Read more…]