Taiwan Travel Guide

Taiwan Travel Guide

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Taiwan Facts

 Location: Taiwan lies like a spindle in the southeast of Asia. Geographically separated from Mainland China, this precious island is known as Typhoon Island from whence its name.
 Physical Features:  It is a rare tropical mountain-island in the world, two thirds of which is covered with high mountain ranges. The most famous of the mountains, Ali Mountain, is the symbol of this charming island.

 Area: 13,973 square miles (36,192 square kilometers)
 Population: 23,492,074
 Nationalities: Han, Gaoshan
 Religion: Buddhism, Taoism, Protestantism, Catholicism
 Administrative Division: six municipalities (Taipei, New Taipei, Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan, Kaohsiung); 3 cities (Keelung, Hsinchu, Chiayi);
11 counties (Hsinchu, Miaoli, Changhua, Nantou, Yunlin, Chiayi, Pingtung, Yilan, Hualien, Taitung, Penghu, Kinmen, Lienchiang)

Cities in Taiwan

The island has another Portuguese name, Formosa, which means 'beautiful island'. In addition, it has many wonderful man-made tourist recourses, such as the famed Matsu Temple.

Located in the subtropical ocean, Taiwan offers visitors comfortable weather and has no winter all the year round. With the pleasant climate, it can sustain vast biology resources. It is a place worth visiting for its natural sights, such as the high and steep mountains and the dense atmosphere of seashore holidays.

How to Get to Taiwan

Overlooked from Fujian Province, this island is neighbored by Japan in the north and Philippines in the south. Unsurprisingly, the island has become a hub for travel between places in Asia and is one of the tourist destinations with the most convenient transportation in the world.

Taipei 101
Taipei 101

During the past decades, Taiwan's economy emerged as a miracle. As of today, it is the primary source of foreign capital for South-East Asian countries, thus allowing them to provide complete and high-quality tourist services and facilities.

If you have an opportunity to visit the southeast of Asia, make sure to include Formosa in your itinerary. The beautiful island will offer you an appealing trip that you will find it hard to tear yourself away from.

 Local Highlights: Concurrently home to different groups mainly from the southern Fujian Province, Hakka and the local people, Taiwan also features various colorful human cultures. You will detect the harmonious and prosperous atmosphere in its religions, architectures, languages and dining.

 Food: Visitors should take special care not to miss the dainty dishes here - in fact, the island is dubbed the 'Kingdom of Delicacies' by gourmets.

 See also Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan

- Last modified on Dec. 16, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Taiwan Travel
Asked by Ren from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 16, 2020 16:46Reply
is there any hostel near the taoyuan airport?
since the transpo service is only til 12mn and my arrival is around 2am. so im looking for nearby hotel to stay
Answers (1)
Answered by Nick from SINGAPORE | Jan. 16, 2020 18:55

Well, you can stay in the hotel named City Suites (Taoyuan Gateway), located at No.442, East Zhongzheng Road.
Asked by Rosiegum from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 16, 2020 02:19Reply
What is the postal code for No. 16 Minfu Street, Hukou Township, Hsinchu County 303, Taiwan?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jessica from NEW ZEALAND | Jan. 16, 2020 18:44

It is 30353.
Asked by Goh from SINGAPORE | Jan. 10, 2020 16:49Reply
Is there luggage space on Taiwan TRA express trains from Hualien to Taipei?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kaye from SINGAPORE | Jan. 12, 2020 23:29

Yes, there is.
Asked by may wong from HONG KONG | Jan. 09, 2020 00:46Reply
what is the postal code for 17F, 169, Ren Ai Road Sec. 4, Taipei, Taiwan
Answers (1)
Answered by Phil from USA | Jan. 09, 2020 18:34

It is 10686.
Asked by Leslie from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 02, 2020 23:10Reply
What is the weather in Taiwan on a month of March?
And what especially people wear during this season?
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Answered by Tina from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 05, 2020 22:04

As I know, the average temperature will be around 20C-35C with sporadic showers. It is suggested to wear long-sleeve shirt or thin jacket. Also, it is necessary to take umbrella when you go out.
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