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Taipei is a friendly city whose allure lies in its blend of Chinese culture with a curious fusion of Japanese, Southeast Asian and American influences.

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Things to Know

Get the most of your visit to exciting Taipei with our tips on etiquette, dining, navigating politics and more.

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Best Neighborhoods

Hot springs, shopping, history and more await visitors to this Asian capital.

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Day Trips

Within the dense forests that encircle colorful, chaotic Taipei, the mysteries of rural Taiwan await. Make time for these rewarding day trips from Taipei.

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Money and Costs

Find out how to eat, shop and travel around Taipei on a budget without sacrificing a thing.

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From dodging mopeds to catching the MRT, getting around Taipei is easy with these tips.

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Free Things to Do

Traveling in Taiwan is generally a joy for budget-conscious travelers, but the capital city of Taipei may test your abilities to tour cheaply if you don’t…

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