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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

Important Phone Numbers

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Yehliu Geopark

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

Ningxia Night Market

Find all the best foods to try at Ningxia Night Market in Taipei City, Taiwan. Also find nearby attractions & places to stay.

Taiwan Travel Costs

Find the average prices of traveling in Taiwan. Use these prices to help plan yout itinerary.

How to Rent a Car in Taiwan

Learn how to rent a car in Taiwan. Throughout this guide, I’ll compare various car rental companies & documents you’ll need.