General Information


About TaiwanTaiwan situated in the heart of Asia Pacific. Many airlines fly to Taiwan making it become the perfect travel destination. Taiwan is a quality convention destination, high-quality human resources, and successful development of the capital and technology-intensive industrial sectors. With natural sceneries, convenient transportation and delicious cuisine, Taiwan will guarantee an enjoyably journey.
Climate During the spring, June is the best time of the year to visit Taiwan, as the weather is pleasant and warm. The average temperature is around 26 °C (79 °F) to 34 °C (93 °F). It generally feels warm during the day; wearing a long-sleeve shirt is enough. In the early morning and evening, a light cardigan be needed. Carrying an umbrella is recommended.
Time ZoneTaiwan is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Currency
The currency of Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at the banks, airport and hotels. Payment by major credit card is accepted almost everywhere around Taiwan.
Electricity
  • Taiwan uses an electric current of 110 volts at 60 cycles. Many buildings also have 220-volt sockets.
  • Visitors with appliances of different voltages are urged to bring adapters with them.
Tipping & Tax Sales tax is included in the listed price in Taiwan
Tipping is not customary in Taiwan, but some hotels and restaurants automatically add a 10% service fee to the bill.
About TaipeiThe city is situated in a basin in northern Taiwan that was inhabited by aboriginal peoples until settlers from China moved into the area about 300 years ago. 
Eastern Taipei was largely underused fields until the nineteen-seventies, when the city began to develop the area as a financial and commercial district. Here, the modern face of Taipei shines through, with its glass and steel skyscrapers, wide boulevards, and the world’s tallest building, Taipei 101.
Taipei also boasts dozens of world-class performance venues, where you can enjoy world-class theater and concert events. The city also offers a wide range of other diversions -- shopping malls, nightclubs, live-music bars, quality hotels, and exotic restaurants.
WeatherTaipei enjoys a subtropical climate with warm weather all year round. Taipei is extremely suitable for traveling, as the annual average temperature is a comfortable 22 degrees
Celsius with lowest temperatures ranging from 12 to 17 degrees Celsius (54-63 Fahrenheit). It will be around 18 degree Celsius in November. 
Gourmet Paradise  Taipei is a diner's paradise, a place where the smell of food emanates from every street corner, and the food here is excellent. From international cuisines to local dishes, the menus will have you coming back for more. In the city itself, there are many popular international eateries featuring Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Indian and Western cuisine with good service and moderate prices.