Hotel rooms in Taiwan have been mostly empty during the coronavirus pandemic, but campgrounds on the island are packed with staycationers. Photo: Chris Stowers/PANOS

Hotel bookings down, but camping holds up in Taiwan – afraid of tight spaces indoors, Taiwanese head for the great outdoors

  • About 2,000 campgrounds operate on the island and, even in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, they remain popular staycation destinations for the Taiwanese
  • Campers are heading outdoors to be close to nature, to ‘relax and relieve stress’, and because it offers them ‘a sense of tranquillity’, says one
Topic |   Taiwan
Hotel rooms in Taiwan have been mostly empty during the coronavirus pandemic, but campgrounds on the island are packed with staycationers. Photo: Chris Stowers/PANOS
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