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.
Experience Taiwan’s dynamic nightlife, from bars to clubs. Click for top spots, local favorites, and tips to make the most of your evening.
Navigate Taipei like a local with these essential Taipei travel tips, from what to avoid to basic tips about Taiwanese culture.
Explore all the different ways to get around Taipei. Compare different transportation methods, prices, and more.
There are many great tours available in Taipei, from historical walking tours to food tours. Check out our recommendations.
Explore the history and culture of Taipei at this fascinating museum, located in the Beitou District.
Learn how to visit the National Taiwan Science Education Center. Determine whether it’s a great place to spend the day.
Find everything you’ll need to know about the Taipei Astronomical Museum. See whether it’s worth visiting.