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Taiwan – an undiscovered gem

First-timers to Taiwan are in for a treat. If you’re staying in Taipei, enjoy great city views from the observation deck on Taipei 101, while the Ximending pedestrianised area offers a fantastic shopping experience.
If you're keen to discover Taiwan’s natural beauty, the stunning Sun Moon Lake is just 3 hours’ drive from Taipei, while Taroko Gorge on the east coast offers another dramatic landscape to be explored. Alishan Scenic Area mountain park in the heart of Taiwan can be enjoyed from the comfort (and style) of the old-fashioned forest railway.
For a dash of culture, visit the former industrial heartland of Kaohsiung which has enjoyed an artsy revival. Pier-2 Art Center (a converted warehouse) is a prime example of that. For a taste of history, visit Fort Provintia near Tainan, built to defend the Dutch trading outpost here in the 1650s.
To get the best out of your 1st visit to Taiwan, stay in one of the island’s many high-quality hotels. You’ll be spoiled for choice, with excellent locations, amenities and services available, all at an attractive price!

Families love Taiwan holidays

With its great variety of things to do, open spaces and convenient transport links, Taiwan is ideal for families. Hotels here are well-equipped for guests of all ages, with on-site swimming pools and extra beds available. Some resorts offer kids’ clubs and SPA, giving parents time to relax and enjoy themselves!
The widest selection of hotels can be found near Taipei, and this is also where you’ll find most activities. Taipei Zoo is the largest in Asia, and its star attraction is 3 Giant Pandas (Tuan Tuan, Yuan Yuan and their cub Yuan Zai). There is a zone where children can interact with a range of creatures.
Taiwan’s southern tip & east coast is home to the island’s best beaches. Hotels in Kenting tend to be family-oriented, providing great facilities such as playgrounds and pools. Some even feature a spa, so mum and dad can be pampered as the kids play.

Fall in love with Taiwan

For a romantic getaway, look no further than Taiwan! With its blend of stunning scenery and convenient amenities, this island offers the perfect place for couples to get away from it all on a romantic break.
City lovers will enjoy the hustle and bustle of Taipei. Step back from the rush and enjoy stunning city views from nearly 500 metres up while sipping a glass of champagne in Taipei 101’s Observatory Restaurant.
If mountain views are what you want, why not explore Cingjing? The rural setting of this natural tourist attraction is paired perfectly with the surrounding high-class resorts for a romantic destination holiday. Yilan & Taitung boasts Taiwan’s unspoiled views – what better spot for a holiday with your loved one?
Wherever you choose to spend your romantic holiday in Taiwan, you’re certain to enjoy excellent service and inspiring backdrops.

Discover Taiwan for less!

Taiwan is a great place for travellers on a budget. Hostels and low-cost hotels are easy to find – and you don’t have to compromise on location or quality. So, you can stay in the city center, without breaking the bank!
Many sole travellers prefer to stay in hostels as they offer a great way of making new friends with like-minded people. Hostels in Taiwan come in all shapes and sizes, from cube-style properties with individual rooms, to classic bunkbed-dorm accommodation, all the way to funky designer spaces. Most include communal facilities like lounges and food preparation areas, which means you can take advantage of the amazing fresh produce available in Taiwan’s bustling night markets!
If you prefer the convenience of a hotel, no-frills options in Taiwan are clean, welcoming and easy to find. Whether you’re staying in Taipei or travelling round the rest of the island, you won’t struggle to find a good standard of low-cost accommodation.
As with all budget travel, it pays to be organised. Booking travel and accommodation early can lead to big savings.

Find foodie heaven in Taiwan

Food is an integral part of Taiwanese culture. With influences coming from around the world, this island nation has embraced culinary inspiration and crafted dishes that marry traditional flavours and techniques with new styles and ingredients. The results must be tasted to be believed!
For some traditional treats, try the beef noodle soup, which will warm you on a chilly day, or indulge in some sweet pineapple cakes. The global trend for bubble tea originated in Taiwan, and some of the best places to sample this milkshake-style tea are in Taipei or Taichung, where it originated. As well as tea, Taiwan is a coffee-growing nation, and there are many independent coffee shops located throughout Taiwan.
Wherever you choose to stay in Taiwan, you’re guaranteed great food, and hotel restaurants are often an excellent option. If you’re inspired to try some Taiwanese cooking during your stay, visit Taipei’s famous Ningxia and Shilin Night Markets for the freshest ingredients. But be warned – you might be too tempted by the excellent street food on offer and decide not to cook!

Taiwan’s designer edge

Design is everywhere in Taiwan’s hotels. Whether it’s the sleek, modern lines of a downtown business hotel, the funky stylings of a quirky backpacker’s hostel, the elegant Scandinavian feel of a mountain spa retreat or the luxurious opulence of a boutique hotel, there’s something to suit every taste and to make you think outside the box.
Taiwan’s art scene has boomed in recent years. Alongside the traditional Chinese art displayed in the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and the indigenous art found as you explore the different regions, modern art has taken centre stage. The best place to discover the island’s unique style is at Songshan Culture Park, there are numerios coffe shop, design shop that full of design creativity. Also, don't miss the Eslite book store in Taiwan, where you can find all kinds of books and stylish souvenir.
In Taiwan, hotel design is not just a question of function over form – style is an integral part of the island’s culture, making it an ideal holiday destination for art lovers.