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Questions tagged [taipei]

The capital of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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What's the cheapest way to get from downtown Taoyuan to downtown Taipei, other than hitchhiking?

I will probably hitchhike but it is winter and rain is not unlikely. There are lots of discussions about getting from Taoyuan airport to Taipei, but I've actually been staying in Taoyuan for a few ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a connection in Vietnam when using different airlines?

I am a UK national & on 17 December will arrive in Vietnam on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow and have a 4-hour layover before catching a flight to Taipei, Taiwan with Vietjet. I am not sure if ...
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Is a US-to-International connection in Vancouver in 1 hour 13 mins possible?

This March I will be transferring in Vancouver, arriving on a flight from Seattle, and continuing to Asia. (This means I only have to clear the CBSA, where they check your passport and boarding passes)...
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Night-time layover in Taipei: can I leave the airport, and what to visit if I do so?

I bought a plane ticket which is cheap because it has a 10-hour night transit (from midnight to 10am) at Taipei International Airport (Taoyuan) in Taiwan. I don’t really mind waiting, but I am still ...
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The literacy rate of Mandarin/Simplified Chinese in Taipei?

When I'm in China and having trouble communicating in English, I type in a sentence in Mandarin on my iPhone. I'm good enough to write one or two sentences in Mandarin, although I can't handle an oral ...
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Where do I do immigration exit procedures when taking the CSF ferry from Taipei, Taiwan to Pingtan, China?

I intend to take the CSF 海峡高速 (Haixia Gaosu) "Strait High-speed" ferry from Taipei, Taiwan to Pingtan, Fujian, China in a few days. I found one blogger who has done the trip in the opposite direction ...
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What is Kaohsiung and Taipei like 1 week after Chinese New Year [closed]

May I know what is the condition after 1 week of Chinese new year in Kaohsiung and Taipei? Will it be crowded with a lot of people? I am planning to go to Kaohsiung and Taipei next year February 6 ...
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I'm traveling from LA to Bali, with a 4 hour layover in Taiwan. Would I need to go through customs in Taipei?

Additionally, do I need to hold any special visas upon entry to Bali? Or am I granted one upon entry?
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Nicaraguan citizen with a layover at Pu Dong, Shanghai, China, do I need a transit visa?

I cannot find an affordable flight from Taiwan to Chicago except for one about $625 through China Eastern Airline. Instead of it going Taipei direct to US (LA or San Francisco) then on to Chicago, it ...
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Charged checked baggages for connecting international flights

I was traveling from Dfw-SFO (AA) and SFO- Taipei (Eva Air) I brought 2 suitcases and AA charged me $60. Has this ever happens to anyone? Their reasoning was that Eva Air is not part of One World.
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Can I ask for a luggage transfer at the transfer check in counter in Taipei?

I'm taking a flight from Seoul to Taipei (on Korean Air) and then another one from Taipei to Paris (on Emirates) in August. The flights are on different airlines and booked with different reservations....
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Storing Luggage in Taipei

I am looking for a place to store my luggage in Taipei at a safe place, for about 2 weeks. I think it can be pretty hard to find something as I hardly speak any Chinese.
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What is the cheapest way to get to and from Taipei, Taiwan to Shenzhen, China?

I've taken a look at Seat61 and rome2rio, but they offer incomplete or expensive options at best. Aside from hitch-hiking, what is the cheapest way to get from Shenzhen, China to Taipei, Taiwan? ...
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Are there any meat substitute restaurants in Taipei?

In my home town (Perth WA) there is a Taiwanese restaurant that has meat items on the menu, but which serves vegetarian meat substitute instead. These meat substitutes are available frozen as in the ...
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Internet connections in Taipei

Can you recommend an internet cafe in or near Beitou district, Taipei, Taiwan? Are there any that are convenient for English speakers? What is the cost? I've tried to do some research on this, and am ...