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Nick Kembel

Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in December 2024

According to the tourist arrival numbers, December is the most popular month of the year to visit Taiwan. Does that ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in November 2024

November is one of my personal favorite months of the year to visit Taiwan. It almost never rains, and the ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in October 2024

October 2024 will mark the two-year anniversary of Taiwan finally reopening to tourists after the COVID-19 pandemic! Since then, Taiwan ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in September 2024

September is the final month of summer in Taiwan, but with average temperatures a few degrees lower than July and ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in August 2024

August in Taiwan is characterized by hot & sweaty days. Along with July, it is the peak of summer in ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in July 2024

Ready for some serious heat? July in Taiwan is the hottest and sunniest month of the year. Be prepared to ...
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Longshan Temple: How to Pray for Love at Taipei’s Top Temple

Longshan Temple is indisputably the most famous temple in Taipei city, Taiwan. And it’s not just a tourist-trap, either. Locals ...
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Visiting Taipei and Taiwan in June 2024

June marks the end of spring rains and beginning of summer in Taiwan. Temperatures and humidity soar to levels that ...
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30+ Fun (and surprising!) Facts about Taiwan

If you’ve spent any time on this site or my nickkembel site, you may have noticed that I’ve got a ...
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24 Things that Taiwan is Famous For (D’you know them all?)

It wasn’t long ago that people around the world knew very little about Taiwan. I say this from personal experience. ...
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How to Book the Sun Moon Lake to Alishan Bus (seat guaranteed!)

The bus from Sun Moon Lake to Alishan (or Alishan to Sun Moon Lake) is a high-demand route among visitors ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in May 2024

Is May a good time to visit Taiwan? For starters, May is the peak of spring in Taiwan, with rising ...
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