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Ten interesting facts about Taiwan

1. Taiwan, also called Ilha Formosa, which means “beautiful island,” is also known by another name: The Kingdom of the Corals. 2. The first woman to get a Nobel Peace Prize is Lu Hsien-lein, a Taiwanese. 3. It is considered bad manners in Taiwan to waste food, so wherever you eat in Taiwan, be sure to finish what’s on your plate. 4. The Alishan Sacred Tree in Taiwan...

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Taiwan Cuisine

Like all countries, Taiwan has its share of quirky but yummy eats. These come at very reasonable (often, cheap) prices and can be found almost everywhere in Taiwan. Here are some of the foods that you should try when you’re out to explore the Taiwanese streets: Tea eggs Tea eggs are quite popular in Taiwan. Found almost everywhere, these delicious eats are really...


What to do in Taiwan

Temple hopping Who would have thought that there are more than 5,000 temples built in the small island of Taiwan? Almost 93% of Taiwanese are Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucian. That explains why there are a lot of temples here. One thing about temples in Taiwan: you, as a tourist, are not limited to just taking pictures and strolling around them. If you want to find...

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Where to go in Taiwan

Because it is a small country, many think that Taiwan has few tourist destinations and that all tourists can go to are the restaurants and shopping malls in the city. The truth is, Taiwan has hidden gems scattered all over, and with the right information, you can truly enjoy Taiwan’s natural wonders. Here are the top places to visit on your trip to Taiwan: Green...


When to Visit Taiwan

Most of Taiwan enjoys a tropical climate, with sunny and rainy seasons. Only the northern part of Taiwan has winter. The coldest average temperature recorded there is 15 °C. Overall, the weather in Taiwan isn’t harsh, so you can visit this country practically any time of the year. The normal average temperature is about 24 °C (75 °F) in the south and 22 °C (72 °F) in...