TAIWAN

 

LANGUAGE: Mandarin

CURRENCY:New Taiwan Dollar (NT$)

VISA: not usually required if less than 90 days

AVERAGE DAILY BUDGET: $40AUD

COST OF AN ESPRESSO IN A CAFÉ: 45 NTD / $2 AUD

WHAT TO EXPECT: vibrant cities, amazing foodie scene, jaw-dropping national parks

TAIWAN BLOG POSTS

Shifen Waterfall
Adventure

Shifen Day Trip From Taipei: How To Visit Shifen Waterfall

Shifen’s waterfalls were some of the most beautiful I have seen in a while. Maybe the absolutely torrential June rains helped boost them a bit,

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Jiufen Travel Guide
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Jiufen Complete Travel Guide: Everything You Should Know

Jiufen is a historic township in the mountainous north of Taiwan. Formerly a prosperous gold mining town, rather than become abandoned like many others, the

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Taroko National Park Guide: How To Explore Taroko Gorge Effectively

Taroko National Park (太魯閣國家公園) in Taiwan’s east is a jaw-dropping natural wonder and popular area to explore. Named after the local indigenous tribe, Truku, this

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Taiwan Street Food: Local Eats And Where To Find Them

Now, I don’t know a lot about the history of Taiwanese food and the language barrier meant that I didn’t know what I was eating

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Best Things To Do In Taiwan
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Top 10 Things To Do In Taipei, Taiwan

With a population of 2.6 million people, Taipei is the thriving capital of Taiwan where old and new collide in a perfect balance. When I

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Elephant Walk
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Elephant Mountain, Taipei: Everything You Need To Know

Elephant Mountain (象山) in Xiangsian is the famous viewpoint which probably springs straight to mind when thinking of Taipei. Located within the city of Taipei,

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