Lonely Planet Publications. Get your chow on at the food stalls of Taipei's Shilin Night Market, get your chill on at some of East Asia's finest beaches and get your boots on to hike the Walami Trail. With two long-term Taiwan residents at the helm of this guide, you'll be dining, sightseeing and soaking up the natural beauty just the way a local would. Comprehensive maps and full-colour highlights section. The only guide to Taiwan with Chinese script for navigation on the ground. Get the local lowdown from a Taiwanese rapper and a Taiwanese film critic. Full coverage of accommodation in Taiwan.
Size 5?"x7?". Includes a cultural quiz and glossary. With this guide, you'll never feel intimidated and awkward about the customs and etiquette of Taiwan. You'll learn to see beyond the stereotypes and misinformation that often precede a visit to this foreign land. Whether you plan to stay for a week or a year, you'll benefit from an understanding of such topics as the rules of driving and monetary systems, religious practices, and social customs. There are tips on political traditions, building friendships and business relationships. Packed with practical, accurate, and fun-to-read information, this guide will make you feel `right at home' even before you go.