Taiwan may be a fairly small island, but it’s packed with an incredible degree of diversity. It’s one of the most densely populated areas in the world, yet has huge tracts of beautiful wilderness. At the same time as being a fantastic destination for fashion and shopping, it’s just as popular for its hiking trails and outdoor pursuits.

    The different cities and counties of Taiwan each have their own unique character and culture. Taipei is naturally the most lively and cosmopolitan, while Nantou has the most interesting history, Yilan has the friendliest people and Hsinchu is the most artistic. With the help of an ultra-modern public transport system, getting from one of the island to the other is very easy and affordable, so you can enjoy all of these different destinations and more within a single trip.

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    • Taipei

      Taipei boasts famous attractions, bustling nightlife, excellent restaurants and extensive shopping opportunities, as well as a heady mix of history and culture with modern and progressive thinking. It has something for almost any interest and every kind of traveller, whether you’re on a budget or looking for luxury.

      With a name that literally translates as “North of Taiwan”, the city is the diplomatic, financial, governmental and cultural heart of the island. It’s made up of 12 districts, ranging from ancient Wanhua to ultramodern Xinyi, where you’ll find the marvel of design and engineering which was once the world’s tallest building – Taipei 101. It’s a city of many facets and is a place where you can discover a little more with every step, around every street corner and at every small roadside café.

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    • Kaohsiung

    • Tainan

    • Hualien City

    • Taichung

    • Nantou

    • Yilan

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