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Taiwan Destination Guides

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

Traffic Direction: right side of the road

Coming to Taiwan?

Whether you're a visitor or someone who wants to move here, I have plenty of guides for you.

I've lived here for over several years now.

So I learned a thing. Or two.

Check out what I've learned and how it'll help make your life significantly easier when visiting this beautiful country.

Taiwan Travel Deals

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Read this guide to find deals on accommodation, attractions, transportation, SIM cards, and portable Wi-Fi in Taiwan.

Guide to Solo Travel in Taiwan

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Explore this guide to solo travel in Taiwan. Plan your trip by knowing the costs, places to visit, what to pack, and more.

Taiwan’s 7-11 icash card

taiwan 7-11 icash 2.0 guide

Learn more about Taiwan’s icash 2.0 card. Throughout this guide, you’ll find the card’s benefits, where it’s supported, and how to add value.