The Islands of Taiwan: A Guide to Penghu, Kinmen, Lanyu, Matsu, Green Island, and Taiwan's Other Outlying Islands

November 28, 2020
The Islands of Taiwan: A Guide to Penghu, Kinmen, Lanyu, Matsu, Green Island, and Taiwan's Other Outlying Islands

Kinmen, Matsu, Orchid Island, Green Island…The outlying islandsoffer an extraordinary combination of traditional culture, some ofTaiwan’s finest old architecture, and beautiful natural scenery,yet most of them are still an unknown quantity to both locals andforeign visitors alike. The Islands of Taiwan by RichardSaunders is the first and only English-language guide book devotedto these endlessly fascinating yet often overlooked corners of theROC.The book features in-depth coverage of more than thirty islands,including detailed information on culture and history as well assights and attractions, plus recommended food and accommodationoptions.Richard Saunders is well-known in Taiwan forhis travel guides, having also authored five other books on thedelights of the island. A keen hiker, Richard has the perfectcombination of a love of travel and a keen observational eye. TheIslands of Taiwan is an essential read for anyone wanting to visitthese often-overlooked Asian gems.