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Is Taiwan Expensive? 2019 Version

Is Taiwan Expensive? 2019 Version

I asked myself this question before I visited Taiwan for the first time and now that I live here I will do my best to help you out with an overview of the costs involved when visiting Taiwan. Taiwanese currency. Is Taiwan expensive? The simple answer is, “No,...

Taboo! The Do’s and Don’ts in Taiwan

Taboo! The Do’s and Don’ts in Taiwan

When visiting another country, especially if that country is around the other side of the world, you must be thinking what do they do that is different from me. Moreover, what should I not do to avoid embarrassment? I certainly had these thoughts, so I decided to do...

Why the Islands of Taiwan are a Must Visit

Why the Islands of Taiwan are a Must Visit

Almost everyone realises that Taiwan is an island, but few realise that there are many smaller islands that you can visit offshore. Why should I visit the offshore islands of Taiwan? There are many, many reasons to visit the islands of Taiwan such as history, beauty,...

21 Awesome Things to do in Taiwan

21 Awesome Things to do in Taiwan

Taiwan is a country that really has it all. I have put together 21 of the things that stand out to me. What are the 21 essential things to do in Taiwan? In a nutshell, these things will take you all around the island and even off it! They are varied, and they are fun!...

21 Awesome Things to do in Kaohsiung

21 Awesome Things to do in Kaohsiung

If you are reading this then you must be in Kaohsiung or be planning to visit soon. You have made a good choice as Kaohsiung is one of the best kept secrets in Asia. What can I do in Kaohsiung? There are so many great things to do in Kaohsiung that just choosing 21 of...

How to Order Tea in Taiwan

How to Order Tea in Taiwan

Without a doubt, one of the wonders of Taiwan is the tea stall or tea shop. They can be mesmerising though. How can they offer so many drinks with so many options? Must you be thinking the same as me? How to order tea in Taiwan? Have courage, learn some basic Chinese...

Should I Visit a Hot Spring in Taiwan?

Should I Visit a Hot Spring in Taiwan?

I wondered about this myself. I had heard a lot about the hot springs in Taiwan so I decided to research them. This is what I found out. Should I visit a hot spring in Taiwan? The answer is an emphatic yes! They are not only relaxing places but they are also good for...

Where to go in Taiwan? Get out of Taipei!

Where to go in Taiwan? Get out of Taipei!

When visiting a new country, it’s easy just to do what everyone else does. Sometimes, that is fine, but not when you are looking for those special places. The places that you will remember for the rest of your life! Where is special to visit in Taiwan? I could say...

About Me

Hi, my name is Ian Jukes, I'm the founder of Taiwan Travel Tips. I first visited Taiwan in 2016, and it was love at first sight. Since then I have travelled to many parts of this beautiful island. I built this website to help others who want to visit or to learn more about Taiwan.