“To know what a country really is like you have to see it with your own eyes, but to get an idea have a look through mine.” This is what filmmaker Tiemo Weidemann says at the beginning of this video he shot while traveling through Taiwan for 4 months in 2016. His eyes show a beautiful country, full of contrasts.

“I experienced the busy lives in the big cities, got overwhelmed by the other-worldly peace of nature, lost myself feeling at home in the countryside, and found value in the numerous traditions the Taiwanese people hold in such high regard,” he explains. This video might just be the beginning of your next adventure. In Taiwan, of course.