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Taiwan Tourism 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

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10 Unique Taiwanese Foods

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If you’re thinking about visiting Taiwan, you will need to prepare yourself. Not just for traveling, but for the food as well. What could be so bad about the food? …

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11 Best Beaches in Taiwan

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Taiwan has a 973 mile (1566 kilometer) long coastline. The East China Sea borders the north. Taiwan Strait to the west. The Philippine Sea to the east. And the South …

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Guide to Chenghuang Temple Night Market

Coming to or passing Hsinchu City? You’ll want to explore the area’s infamous ancient Chinese temple and noteworthy night market. Throughout this piece, I’ll talk about Hsinchu City’s Chenghuang Temple …

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Guide to Xinzhuang Night Market

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The area surrounding Xinzhuang Temple Street used to be a massive trading port due to its close proximity to the nearby major river. Over time, that has changed. Now this …

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