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Articles on Taiwan
Recommended Reading on Taiwan
Travel Information on Taiwan
Expatriate Websites and Resources

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Taiwan
Guide to Teaching English in Taiwan Teaching English in Taiwan: What Your Need to Know by Tim Backes
What you need to know to move to Taiwan and the requirements for finding a suitable job as an English teacher. There are many options for places to work and the pay is relatively good.
Taiwan teaching: What You Need to Know The Realistic Guide to Teaching English in Taiwan by Matt Gibson
Inside tips on teaching English in Taiwan from a teacher with extensive experience in the country.
Teaching English in Taiwan Teaching English in Taiwan: A Lucrative Endeavor in a Culturally Rich Environment by Newley Purnell
Fortunately for anyone with experience who is trying to compare the merits of these two unique countries, both currencies now have a very similar exchange rate... We will make a comparison, inherently somewhat subjective, of some of the key aspects of each country that can make living and teaching a memorable and rewarding experience...
Three Reasons to Teach English and Live in Taiwan by Matt Gibson
A Teacher's Tour of Duty in Taiwan: Rockets, Temples, and Tonal Languages by Brian Johnson

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources in Taiwan Living in Taiwan is a directory of resources and blogs related to expatriate life, with a section on Taiwan.

Justlanded: Taiwan provides resources and background for living in Taiwan.

Numbeo: Cost of Living in Taiwan is a fine crowdsourced site that provides much aggregate and itemized information about the cost of living in the country, the main cities, and bigger towns which should help prepare you for the transition.

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 Recommended Reading on Taiwan
Lonely Planet Taiwan 
The Rough Guide to Taiwan
Insight Guide Taiwan 
Difficult Choices: Taiwan's Quest for Security and the Good Life

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 Travel Information in Taiwan

Taiwan Tourism Board is a slick site hosted by the Taiwan Tourism Board.

Lonely Planet: Travel Guide to Taiwan makes it easy for travelers to deal with the daily challenges independent travelers face: how to get around, where to stay, where to eat, and much more.

Rough Guides: Travel Guide Taiwan describes various attractions and destinations, while also providing practical travel tips about transportation, safety, and other travel essentials.

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