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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

How To Move to Taiwan in 2022

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When you live in a foreign country, it can be hard to get the hang of things. This is especially true when moving to Taiwan from another country. While you …

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Guide to Taiwan Night Markets

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When many think of Taiwan, they think of a Taiwan night market. That’s because these markets give you a glimpse into the country’s culture and a means to satisfy your …

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Taiwan Visa Requirements (2022)

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Taiwan has short-term visas for up to 90 days (visitor visas) and long-term visas (resident visas). Taiwan has only one visitor visa, but at least 8 long-term visas. This guide …

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Guide on Getting Around Taiwan

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The most important aspect you’ll want to understand when traveling to any country is public transportation. Taiwan isn’t different. That’s why you’ll want to learn the basics of getting around …

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