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Create unforgettable memories – Made In Taiwan

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As holidaymakers become more discerning and adventurous on their vacation choices, tourists are broadening their horizons and opening their minds to new possibilities.

New, more exotic destinations and sensory adventures are over taking a two-week quick hit of sun and sand, which, for many, is becoming rather passé.

That said, some far-flung destinations remain largely undiscovered.

Taiwan being one of them, and arguably still one of Asia’s best kept-secrets.

Taipei Liberty Square
Taipei Liberty Square

As a society, Taiwan has embraced popular culture and has welcomed tourism with open arms.

As a result this island is blossoming into a realistic long haul option offering a heady, mouth-watering mix of ingredients.

Take your pick from bustling night markets, hot springs, cycle trails and majestic mountains to feast your senses on.

Vibrant colours of Taiwan
Vibrant colours of Taiwan

Taiwan is truly a rainbow of influences and this is certainly apparent in its cuisine.

A sizzling blend of Chinese, Japanese and European fare is on offer to tickle the taste buds.

The atmosphere is a heady mix of steaming spices and incense that wafts from nearby temples.

You’d be forgiven for thinking you weren’t in Kansas anymore!

Famed for its technological and commercial prowess, it’s a joy to see such modern day commodities happily sitting side by side with ancient traditions and rhythms.

Religion plays a big part of daily life in Taiwan.

For the most part, Taiwan’s population follows Taoism and Buddhism although other faiths are represented, and respected.

Taiwan is highly tolerant of other religious practices and simply exudes peace and spirituality.

Religious celebration
Religious celebration

The island boasts over 16,000 temples so visiting one is pretty easy.

One thing is certain; you will leave Taiwan with unforgettable memories of a cultural experience like no other.

There’s so much to see and do and you’d be hard pushed to pack in everything the island has to offer but we’ve compiled a list of some of the top picks for your time here: –

National palace Museum

Miaokou Night Market

Taroko National Park

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

Mengjia Longshan Temple

Tzushr Temple

Sandiaoling Waterfall Trail

Dalongdong Bao’an Temple

Dihua Street

Yangmingshan National Park and Hot Spring Tour

Visitors should familiarise themselves with health advice and entry requirements prior to travel.

Here’s the information UK travellers will need to know.

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