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  1. BKK-TPE

    Bangkok (BKK) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

    29/04/2019-

    07/05/2019

    THB 11,045

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  2. BKK-KHH

    Bangkok (BKK) cmp-preposition--destination-place Kaohsiung (KHH)

    04/05/2019-

    08/05/2019

    THB 10,540

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  3. KUL-TPE

    Kuala Lumpur (KUL) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

    07/05/2019-

    12/05/2019

    MYR 1,407

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  4. ICN-TPE

    Seoul (ICN) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

    16/05/2019-

    19/05/2019

    KRW 343,100

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  5. PEN-TPE

    Penang (PEN) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

    15/05/2019-

    21/05/2019

    MYR 2,814

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  6. SIN-TPE

    Singapore (SIN) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

    30/04/2019-

    02/05/2019

    SGD 931

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  1. Bangkok (BKK) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    BKK - TPE

    12/09/2019

    TPE - BKK

    17/09/2019

    THB 11,045
  2. Singapore (SIN) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    SIN - TPE

    24/10/2019

    TPE - SIN

    31/10/2019

    SGD 515
  3. Kuala Lumpur (KUL) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    KUL - TPE

    22/09/2019

    TPE - KUL

    30/09/2019

    MYR 1,236
  4. Bangkok (BKK) cmp-preposition--destination-place Kaohsiung (KHH)

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    BKK - KHH

    31/05/2019

    KHH - BKK

    03/06/2019

    THB 9,695
  5. Stockholm (ARN) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    ARN - TPE

    30/05/2019

    TPE - ARN

    20/06/2019

    SEK 8,898
  6. Penang (PEN) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    PEN - TPE

    15/11/2019

    TPE - PEN

    23/11/2019

    MYR 1,883
  7. Seoul (ICN) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    ICN - TPE

    24/05/2019

    TPE - ICN

    26/05/2019

    KRW 343,100
  8. Delhi (DEL) cmp-preposition--destination-place Kaohsiung (KHH)

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    DEL - KHH

    25/05/2019

    KHH - DEL

    04/07/2019

    INR 39,699
  9. Kolkata (CCU) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    CCU - TPE

    29/06/2019

    TPE - CCU

    07/07/2019

    INR 32,333
  10. Perth (PER) cmp-preposition--destination-place Taipei (TPE)

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    PER - TPE

    15/11/2019

    TPE - PER

    22/11/2019

    AUD 706

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Find Flights to Taiwan with Thai Airways

Traveling to Taiwan

Overview

Few tourists make it to Taiwan and so it remains fairly unknown to Westerners, but there is much to discover in this distinctive island nation just east of China. Embracing democracy in the 1990s, its lively cultural life is informed by Chinese, Western and Japanese influences, while traditional Asian culture is well preserved here, as is the jaw-dropping nature.

Getting around

There are lots of options for getting around Taiwan, including a network of buses and trains, and even domestic flights, as well as boats to islands. Signs in Chinese characters can make travel difficult, though increasingly Roman lettering can be seen; in any case, it's best to write down destinations to show staff. High-speed trains have brought the journey between Taipei and Kaohsiung down to five hours.

See & do

Taiwan has changed a lot over the last 50 years due to its staggering economic progress. Known as the Taiwan Miracle, the boom has transformed the island into one of the richest countries on the planet. Much of this can be seen in Taipei, the roaring capital city, with its 2.6 million inhabitants, soaring skyscrapers and modern architecture.

After the Chinese Civil War, Chiang Kai Shek's forces went in exile to the island to set up the Republic of China, better known as Taiwan. Apart from building a startlingly modern country, successive governments have preserved much of the traditional Chinese culture lost on the mainland, best found in Taipei's museums.

Apart from its modern and traditional Chinese/Taiwanese culture, Taiwan's natural world is wildly beautiful, and yet to be spoiled. Dazzling beaches abound on almost part of the island coast, but especially on the northern seaboard. There are also no less than eight national parks on this relatively small island, with Taroko National Park being one of the finest; its dramatic gorge features the treacherous river route, the Tunnel of Nine Tunnels. There are also several mighty mountains and precious offshore islands to take in.

Hidden gems

One peculiar Taiwanese highlight is its extraordinary hot springs. First developed and promoted under Japanese rule, many resorts have been built over the sites of these naturally occurring warm wonders. Some of the most notable going back decades are at Beitou and Yangmingshan. The springs were neglected post-Japan, but hot-spring tourism has recently been developed again by the government and tour operators.

Although everyone knows about Taipei, another interesting city is Taichung. Apart from its glittering skyscrapers and booming arts scene, it has many beautiful temples and functions as a great stopping point for exploring the rural beauty of Nantou County.

Food & drink

Close to the Chinese mainland, Taiwanese cuisine has much in common with its big brother, especially Fujian province. But there are some subtle differences, and significant Japanese influences, for example rice wine, here known as Mijiu.

Rice is naturally a staple, while indigenous fruits abound, and seafood dishes are common – this is, after all, an island. Expect grouper, tuna, crustaceans and sardines. Pork is widely eaten, beef much less so with older Taiwanese still sometimes abstaining from eating it. Vegetarianism is common, largely thanks to Buddhism. There are a number of elegant restaurants in Taipei and Taichung, though local restaurants also tend to be of a good quality in and around the cities.

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