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 to Getting Around Taipei

getting around tpe

Explore all the different ways to get around Taipei. Compare different transportation methods, prices, and more.

Best Taipei Tours

taipei tours

There are many great tours available in Taipei, from historical walking tours to food tours. Check out our recommendations.