Things to know before traveling to Taiwan; Taiwan travel tips; Where to stay in Taiwan on a budget and what to do and see.
Taiwan has a population of over 24 million people, roughly the same population as Australia. Yet to date they less than 400 coronavirus cases and Australia has over 5,000. Taiwan has first-class medical care with universal health care and progressive public health officials. This benefited their country from the start of the coronavirus.
Taiwan took decisive action quickly and took a multi-pronged approach at stopping the spread of the coronavirus. Testing and re-testing citizens and foreigners have been key to slowing the spread. Taiwan also started producing extra masks in January and now has a surplus of masks that they are donating over 10 million masks to the US and Europe.
Taiwan travel tips
The capital city of Taiwan is Taipei. This city is home to two and a half million people and has lots of great things to see and do. The top thing to do in Taipei is to take a ride to the top of Taipei 101, which is the second tallest building in the world. Try a Tawainese Teahouse, shop at the local night markets, and try local foods. Taipei does not disappoint!
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