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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

Important Phone Numbers

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.

Yehliu Geopark

Learn more about New Taipei City’s Yehliu Geopark. Determine whether it’s worth adding to your Taiwan travel itinerary.

Taiwan History Timeline

Dive into Taiwan’s history and find major events that happened to the country over the years. Learn how Taiwan became what it is today.

Ningxia Night Market

Find all the best foods to try at Ningxia Night Market in Taipei City, Taiwan. Also find nearby attractions & places to stay.

How to Get Internet in Taiwan

Read through this guide to learn how to connect to broadband internet in Taiwan. Also find alternatives to connecting to the internet publicly while in Taiwan.

9 Taiwan Lunar New Year Traditions

Keep reading to find traditions Taiwanese usually have during the Chinese New Festival. Also learn more about what the Spring Festival is.