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.
Explore this guide on Taiwan etiquette. Learn how to adapt to various scenarios when you visit Taiwan.
Find the requirements for the Taiwan tourist tax refund. Learn how to claim your VAT refund before leaving Taiwan.
Read this guide to find deals on accommodation, attractions, transportation, SIM cards, and portable Wi-Fi in Taiwan.
Read this guide to find the pros and cons of Taiwan’s healthcare system. Learn what to expect when visiting or moving to Taiwan.
Explore this guide to solo travel in Taiwan. Plan your trip by knowing the costs, places to visit, what to pack, and more.
Learn about the best way to dress when traveling in Taiwan. Find our whether Taiwan has any restrictions on attire.
Explore the most commonly used online shopping sites in Taiwan. Find the best sites to fulfill your shopping needs in Taiwan.