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11 Reasons To Visit Lanyu, The Taiwanese Island That's NOTHING Like The Mainland


Orchid Island

Skip Taiwan’s congested cities and head to Orchid Island, also known as Lanyu, off the southeastern coast of Taiwan.

So named because of the eponymous flower that once blanketed the island, it's a little harder to find today, but Lanyu is still a nature paradise.

With pristine green hills, crystal blue waters and preservation of the unique indigenous Yami culture, visiting Lanyu is like a step back to a much simpler time.

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Here's why you should visit!

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