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Taipei Running on Vacation in Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi is a small town in the northern part of Yilan county and although the county has some beautiful scenery, the city itself has previously been referred to as Taiwan’s worst tourist trap. But has it really earned this reputation? The entire township is home to just more than 35,000 people but the hotspring hotels are ubiquitous, and although it doesn’t have the charm of some other hotspring towns (think Wulai), the township actually does have a lot to offer. Besides the numerous hotspring hotels,…

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How to Enjoy a Relaxing Vacation as a “Runner”

“Runners” loathe relaxation. Ok, while not completely accurate, there is an element of that statement which rings true. Some running enthusiasts will thwart doctor’s recommendations to rest, while others constantly question how closely they can schedule back to back marathons. Runners often proclaim that without their daily fix, they might just lose their cool. So, how is it that runners can actually enjoy vacation? Vacation can be rough on your training ritual. With all the relaxing, visiting, eating, drinking and being merry, how do you…

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