Guides for 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

Taipei City

Explore everything you should know about Taiwan's capital city.

New Taipei City

Learn how to navigate Taiwan's most populated city.

Taichung City

Want to avoid Taipei? Consider this up-and-coming city.

Taiwanese Night Markets

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

Taiwan Delicacies to Bring Home

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Check out our list of the best Taiwanese delicacies and food souvenirs to bring home to your friends and loved ones.

What to Buy in Taiwan Supermarkets

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Taste Taiwan’s finest in local supermarkets. Grab snacks, teas, and culinary delights to savor authentic flavors back home.

Things to Buy in Taipei for Souvenirs

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Taipei’s shopping paradise awaits! Find unique souvenirs, electronics, and more. Shop ’til you drop in Taiwan’s vibrant capital.

TPASS Transportation Card Guide

Explore the ease of travel in Taiwan with TPASS, the ultimate public transportation card. Learn its benefits and how to use it.

Taiwan Packing List

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Explore this list of things to pack when traveling or moving to Taiwan. Don’t forget any of these items!