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  • Yushan National Park in Taiwan

What language is spoken in Taiwan?

The primary language spoken in Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese. Both standard Mandarin and Taiwanese Mandarin are widely spoken. English is taught in schools and is spoken by much of the population, however some of the indigenous Taiwan inhabitants may not be fluent in English.

What currency is used in Taiwan?

The official currency used in Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar. Major international credit cards are also accepted at most hotels, upscale shops and restaurants.

Do I need a Visa to travel to Taiwan?

Mongolia offers visa-free travel to citizens from select countries. Canadian and US citizens may travel without obtaining a visa for 90 days. Other countries may visit Taiwan visa-free for 30, 21 or 41 days, and some are required to obtain a visa upon arrival.

When is the best time to visit Taiwan?

Mongolia experiences a subtropical climate which means long, hot/humid summers and short, mild winters. The summer months run from June to August with temperatures averaging 28 ̊C, but can reach as high has 35 ̊C. Summer is also typhoon season. There is a much higher chance of rainfall and typhoons between July and late September. Winter is from December to February. There is minimal precipitation in the winter and temperatures range from 15 ̊C-19 ̊C. The best time to visit is in spring (March-May) or fall (October-November). Both seasons of the year experience pleasantly mild temperatures and a lower tourist volume.

Is Taiwan a family friendly destination?

Taiwan is definitely a safe travel destination for families with many activities that will keep kids interested and engaged. Some of these activities include a visit to some of the top temples in Taiwan, the Taipei Zoo with its Giant Panda House, Taipei water park, and many fun-filled theme parks. Families may also enjoy relaxing and swimming at one of Taiwan’s many stunning beaches. Or perhaps a visit to a Taiwanese night market where families can enjoy the dozens of food options, toys and games.


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