Anyone who’s been to Taiwan can tell you that visiting a night market is quintessential to the Taiwan experience. It’s such an important part of the culture.
Taiwan is a progressive country with some of the warmest locals we’ve ever met. It’s known for its bustling night markets and amazing street food. These articles will help you plan trips to cities like Taipei and Kaoshiung and lead you to some of the country’s best Taiwanese food.
Taiwan, with its wealth of night markets, is a country travelers love going back to again and again for the food. From hot pot to boba to lu rou fan to beef noodle soup, there is so much good food to be had in Taiwan and for cheap too!
This Taipei food guide will show you where to have some of the best examples of delicious Taiwanese dishes like lu rou fan, shabu shabu, beef noodle soup, Taiwanese breakfast, and more.
The Alishan National Scenic Area is a 415 sq km mountain reserve in Chiayi County. Along with Taroko National Park and Sun Moon Lake, it’s one of Taiwan’s most visited natural attractions, famous for its railway network, scenic hiking trails, and vast mountain wilderness.
Taiwan is a small country with an efficient rail system so you can easily explore the entire country on your own. If you have two weeks to spare and want to experience the best of Taiwan, then I hope this 14-day itinerary can help you plan your trip.
According to an article from CNN, Taichung was found by locals to be Taiwan’s most livable city. Many Taiwanese prefer it to Taipei for its milder weather and laid back vibe. It’s regarded as an arts and cultural hub of Taiwan with its many interesting museums, art installations, and design boutiques.
Taichung is one of Taiwan’s biggest cities. In fact, it’s the second biggest by population, bigger than Taipei and second only to New Taipei City. As you’d expect from a city of over 2.7 million people, it has an overwhelming number of food choices.
Located in the heart of Taichung, Calligraphy Greenway is the arts and cultural center of the city. It’s a must-visit place in Taichung where you can go to enjoy exhibits and performances, visit museums, and explore artsy neighborhoods with rows of interesting shops and boutiques.
Sun Moon Lake is designated as one of the thirteen national scenic areas in Taiwan. Located about two hours south of Taichung, this picturesque lake boasts one of the most breathtaking cycling routes in the world according to CNN.
There are many things to love about Taipei like its night markets and many museums. But beyond its attractions, what makes Taipei so alluring for me, is the city itself. With conveniences like a cheap but incredibly efficient metro system, and its plethora of well-maintained public parks, it’s a city that clearly puts its people first.