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Taiwan Travel Tips

3 Days in Taipei: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 119 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Taipei, the capital and largest city in Taiwan, has everything you’d want from a big city: monuments and museums, a buzzing nightlife, a rich food culture, easy transportation and some of Asia’s best ...  Read more

Top Day Trips from Taipei

By Viator, September 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

While the city of Taipei offers enough to keep you occupied on a lengthy holiday, it’s worthwhile to escape the seemingly endless sprawl of skyscrapers and the hurried pace of taxis and scooters ...  Read more

Taipei in One Day

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 68 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The capital city of Taiwan is situated at the northern tip of the country along the Tamsui River, and its energy, people, history and politics have made it a hub for arts, economy and tourism. While ...  Read more

Eating Hot Pot in Taipei

By Viator, June 2014

1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Sometimes known as “steamboat,” this popular East Asian stew is served in a simmering metal pot filled with bubbling stock. Hot pot is the perfect meal to share with good friends, new travel ...  Read more

3 Days in Taiwan: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 364 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Steeped in traditional Chinese culture, with influences from Japan and the island's own indigenous tribes, Taiwan is a destination full of surprises. Beyond the bustling metropolises are lush ...  Read more

Taiwanese Food

By Viator, June 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 9 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Ask a traveler about his or her experience visiting Taiwan and invariably they will rave about the local cuisine. Taiwanese food is quickly helping Taiwan climb the ranks as one of the best culinary ...  Read more

Top 3 Foods to Try in Taipei

By Viator, May 2014

1 star rating: I do not recommend this 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Taipei is a city that’s serious about food. From cheap and cheerful to sophisticated and spicy, the cuisine of this popular city is distinctive, bold and diverse--just like its people! And while ...  Read more

Taipei's Night Markets

By Viator, May 2014

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 17 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of Taipei’s great pleasures is its night markets, which satisfy diners, shopaholics and the plain curious into the early hours of the morning. They range in size from a few stalls to major ...  Read more

Outdoor Activities Near Taipei

By Viator, April 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Like many other large cities in Asia, Taipei is known for its hectic pace and late night atmosphere. But what about when you want to escape and just enjoy a peaceful day outdoors? Thankfully, Taipei ...  Read more

Exploring Jiufen Old Street

By Viator, October 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 110 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The historic village of Chiufen (Jiufen) is located in the north of Taiwan, near Taipei and Keelung Cities, in the Northeast Coast National Scenic Area. Once the gold mining center of Taiwan, today ...  Read more

Taiwan Lantern Festival

By Lydia , March 2013

Each year, Taiwan celebrates the first full moon of the lunar new year with the always-colorful Taiwan Lantern Festival. What was originally a simple tradition of carrying hand-held lanterns through ...  Read more

Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms in Taiwan

By Lydia , March 2013

Springtime in many East Asian countries is cherry blossom season, when each cherry tree’s thousands of buds burst into colorful pink and white blossoms. The earliest flowers begin to show as early as ...  Read more

Taichung Winery

By Lydia , March 2013

Taichung, the third-largest city in Taiwan, is a favorite weekend getaway spot for Taipei city dwellers due to it’s warm and relatively dry climate, perfect for hiking the nearby hills. One of the ...  Read more

Tea Festivals in Taiwan

By Lydia , February 2013

Taiwan’s tea culture dates back to the seventeenth century, and despite being heavily influenced by China and Japan, it has developed its own distinct tastes and traditions. While it’s possible to ...  Read more

Chinese New Year

By Lydia , January 2013

The Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year, is Taiwan’s most important and longest holiday. Spending time in Taiwan during the two-week holiday offers insight into the Taiwanese culture that you ...  Read more

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