Things to Do in Taiwan in December

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Winter officially starts from December, but visitors to Taiwan in December can still enjoy most outdoor attractions as the weather stays mild. However, there is a very remarkable difference in temperature between day and night. Expect the unexpected, in today’s climatic chaos, and be prepared. As central heating is not a common way of life here, some might need to sleep in the tracking suit, bed cover plus sleeping bag (okay, that’s a bit exaggerated) so they won’t freeze. Unlike North America and Europe, winter months in Taiwan are anything but “sleeping” holidays. The activity level will be the same as ever. The island is very vibrant, full of festivity but still in working condition. Nothing is closed on Christmas day. Nothing. So put your mind at rest and enjoy your trip of a lifetime.

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Instagram Weekly Challenge #6: ‪#‎rtrArchitecture

Is architecture about space, time or even human connection? You don’t know much about what’s behind the concrete walls, but there are always stories to be told, history to be learned and unknown spots to be discovered. So why not let our winners of the week help you explore your surroundings from different perspectives? They are:

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Instagram Weekly Challenge #5: ‪#‎rtrSunset

So, a lot of you do head to the coast to watch the tiny fishing boats blissfully drifting on the crashing waves against a golden sunset, while some go high up to the mountains where air is imbued with warm, orange-hued rays of light, almost as if washing away all the negative energy surrounding you — for sure that every single second spent there is a marvel itself. Thanks to the winners of the week, we get to travel a bit while being bathed in golden hour hues:
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Things to Do in Taiwan in November

With the mild weather and little rain, November is no doubt the best month to visit Taiwan. It is the low season when you get best discounts on accommodation at major tourist sights (up to 50%) yet the high season for hot-spring hotels. Even though the island doesn’t really experience snow (but anything is possible in these days of abnormal weather at abnormal times…), the weather can still be chilly, especially in the mountainous areas. If Taiwan’s subtropical climate scares you off, a visit in November will be a sheer delight.

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Things to Do in Taiwan in October

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October is no doubt the best time of the year for traveling around Taiwan. You get to avoid the huge crowd but still have fairly pleasant weather, cheaper prices and access to still-open attractions. It is also the best time to visit outer islands such as Penghu, Xiaoliuqiu and Lanyu. The northeast monsoon lasts about six months from October to late March and brings wet weather to the northeast side of the island, while central and southern regions stay relatively dry. In October, average low and high temperatures are 23 °C (74 °F) and 26 °C (79 °F), cooling a bit from the scorching summer heat, especially in the north. We have put together a Forrest Gump-type list of all the wonderful things to do in Taiwan in October. If you are already tempted by those good discounts on accommodation and flights, why not take a look at it?

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