Jiufen old street, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Northern Taiwan Travel 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

Yehliu Geopark

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

21 Top Things To Do in Ximending

vector image of the red house in ximending taipei, taiwan

Explore a local’s recommendation of 21 things to do in Ximen, Taipei. I guarantee these bizarre, interesting, and fun things will fill your itinerary.