Good news for those jet-setting their way all over Asia: if you haven’t had the chance to visit Taiwan, now is the perfect time to plan a trip! It was very recently announced that the visa-free travel privileges offered to Filipinos have been extended from August 2019 to July 2020. If this won’t get you to book a trip to this Asian destination, then I don’t know what will.

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 The timing has never been more perfect, especially with the start of the summer season in Taiwan. This country is, no doubt, a treasure trove for all adventurers. Scroll down to know why.

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Sights and sounds can captivate your senses, but few do it better than food. If you crave authentic milk tea, or are feeling snacky for some pineapple pie or peanut ice cream, it’s no problem to head for Taiwan’s abundance of night markets and sources of Taiwanese treats.

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If sweets aren’t your thing, you could get your boost of energy by sampling some coffee shops around the city, along with artfully-created desserts. Taipei is known for its Instagrammable AF cafés after all.

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When you’ve had your fill of the urban scene and you’re looking to enjoy a little nature and simplicity, a trip to Wulai District might just be the ticket for you.

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Being a newcomer to Taiwan is a non-issue. We know exactly what to see, where to go and what to eat in Taipei. We’ve got everything covered from where to stay, how to get around, how to stick to your diet while still experiencing exotic flavors. If ever you’ve been itching to visit this jewel of a city, now is the time.

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