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Taiwan Expat 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

Taiwan’s Culture: A Breakdown

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Learn about Taiwan’s culture and traditions. Explore everything there is to know about this country’s unique culture and fascinating people.

20 Best Festivals in Taiwan

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Are you eager to learn more about Taiwanese culture? Learn about upcoming festivals in Taiwan. That way, if you plan on traveling to this beautiful island country, you can visit …

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15 Fascinating Taiwan Superstitions

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Students will likely have a failing grade in their subjects if they trim their nails during an examination period. This belief, among other many interesting practices during my time in …

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