Taipei city skyline in Taiwan.

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Generous like its 23 million people, Taiwan offers wondrous vistas, lively traditions and a culture as luxuriant as Jade Mountain on a sunny day.


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Best Things to Do

From soaking in hot springs to learning about Indigenous culture, there's plenty to do in Taiwan. Try our favorite 15 experiences to get you started.

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Things to Know

Tips on everything from trip planning to manners in Taiwan – from a Taipei resident of seven years.  

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Trains, shuttle buses... and chauffeurs? Here are our best tips for navigating Taiwan.

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Visa Requirements

Read everything you need to know about securing a visa to visit Taiwan, a land of fabulous food, stunning hikes, delightful beaches and much more.

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Money and Costs

Want to see Taiwan but traveling on a budget? Take advantage of free attractions and festivals, inexpensive public transport and exceptional hiking.

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Best Road Trips

Drive along scenic landscapes, historic villages and cliffside highways on the top nine road trips in Taiwan.

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