Guides for Visitors & Travelers in Taiwan

Time Zone: UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of New York)

Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (NT$ or TWD)

Languages: Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka, and Formosan languages

Power Sockets: type A and B

Best Month to Visit: February–April

Capital City: Taipei City

International Dialing Code: +886

Important Phone Numbers

Traffic Direction: right side of the road


For Tourists Visiting Taiwan

Visiting Taiwan? Find everything you'll need to know before booking a flight.

Guides for Expats in Taiwan

Moving to Taiwan? Prepare yourself.

Taiwan Culture Guides

From funeral pole dancers to some of the world's finest foods, Taiwan has a lot. Learn more about their culture.

Taiwanese Night Markets

Night markets are a core part of Taiwanese culture. Learn about the best ones throughout the country.

Guide on Getting Around Taiwan

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Learn the ways of getting around Taiwan. Read each transportation method’s benefits, where they’re available, and their costs.

19 Top Things To Do in Taiwan

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Read this list of the best things to do in Taiwan. Explore some of the most magical places this country offers and learn about its rich culture.

Guide To Traveling in Taiwan

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Read this Taiwan travel guide. Learn important information that’ll help you navigate Taiwan, save money, and things to do.