12 Facts German Travelers Want To Know About Taiwan

At a recent European Travel Fair, the Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s branch in Germany collected several questions about Taiwan from German Travelers. So we asked unseren guten Freund Klaus Bardenhagen to pick out a dozen of them to answer in his own mother tongue.

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Six More Questions asked on Quora by the Taiwan-Curious

What are the best souvenirs from Taipei? I’m planning to travel around Taiwan. How many days should I allocate? Taiwan Scene has answers on everything from souvenirs and customized trips to cycling tours and travel with teens. And oh yes, coffee! Lots of Coffee!

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Follow Alana to Taiwan and Beyond

  Alana Nichols and I are about to meet up at a vegetarian restaurant in Taipei’s Da An District. Though we’d worked together on an episode of her show, Follow Alana, a few weeks earlier (we’d explored coastal Hsinchu by bicycle, learned the finer points of rice noodle making and gotten in a kite-flying session)…

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Dressing for the weather in Taiwan

It’s been said that Taiwan has two seasons: Wet, hot summers and cool, damp winters. This, of course, is an oversimplification that fails to take into account the difference between northern and southern Taiwan, our fair island’s many micro-climates, a deceptively charming sounding plum rain season, a spot-on sounding typhoon season, global climate change, and other factors beyond the scope of this humble article designed to help you pack for your upcoming Taiwan visit. So let’s keep it simple, starting with a few basic and usually reliable generalities about Taiwan’s climate:

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