Category: Life in Taiwan

NTU Spring+ Programs

NTU Spring Plus programs enable students from all over the world to gain first-hand experience, college credits, and cultural exploration – all within an international setting based on academic and personal growth. Not only...

Living in Taiwan – Transportation

From Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei When you arrive at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, you have several transportation choices to Taipei, including bus, taxi and the shuttle bus to Taiwan High Speed Rail....

Living in Taiwan – Accommodations

Hotel/Hostel YMCA 臺北青年國際旅館: www.ymcahotel.tw/about_en.php 救國團劍潭青年活動中心: chientan.cyh.org.tw 中華民國國際青年之家協會Hosteling International: www.yh.org.tw/en/index.asp

Living in Taiwan – Living Cost

Daily living expenses in Taiwan depends on individual tastes and requirements. The cost of living in Taipei City is the highest among cities. Generally, daily expenditures in northern Taiwan are higher than mid or...

Living in Taiwan

Transportation The railway network along the coastline is another economic option for traveling around Taiwan. There are four classes of passenger seats: Tze-chiang, Chu-kuang, Fu-hsing and economy Traveling by train is recommended on

Brief of Taiwan

History The name “Taiwan, “meaning “terraced bay,” was first used in 1430 by Admiral Cheng Ho of the Ming court. In the 16th century, the Portuguese named the island “Ilha Formosa” meaning “Beautiful Island.”

Fascinating Taiwan

Taiwan is a modern, free, democratic society whose people are hardworking, fun-loving, educated and friendly. While eagerly embracing the future, the people of Taiwan hold onto traditional values and ideals. The family, including ancestors,...