Taiwan is an ideal environment to enter the market and establish a presence in Asia. Taiwan‘s strong R&D background and deep talent pool means this is the perfect place to grow technology startups. Taiwan is named the best country for expats thanks to a high quality of life, good standard of living, and great working life, according to the InterNations 2019 Expat Insider Survey. Taiwan is also ranked the happiest country in East Asia. Welcome to Startup Island!
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QUALITY OF LIFE
Taiwan is ideal for island-hopping, small-town tours, mountaineering, and forest hiking.
Taiwan has lots of natural and cultural resources to offer. In terms of nature, due to continuous tectonic movements, Taiwan’s landscapes are quite diverse. The island thus has mountains, hills, plains, basins, islets, valleys, and shores all at once. Moreover, the Tropic of Cancer passes through the middle of Taiwan. This has enabled Taiwan to develop many native living beings across tropical, subtropical, and temperate climate areas, such as Formosan landlocked salmon, Formosan rock monkey, Formosan black bear, and Swinhoe's blue pheasant.
To preserve Taiwan’s graceful nature and ecology, nine national parks and 13 national scenic areas have been established. Together they showcase Taiwan’s most beautiful natural scenery and tourist spots.
As to culture, because many different ethnic groups reside on this island, Taiwan is culturally diverse. All kinds of religion, architecture, languages, lifestyles and food thrive in harmony here, especially food. Taiwanese, Hakka, Hunan, Sichuan, Japanese, and Korean food can all be enjoyed in the forms of snacks, specialties, or restaurant dishes. As a “kingdom of delicious food,” Taiwan is acknowledged by the world’s gourmands for the diversity of culinary choices it offers.
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Taiwan enjoys warm weather all year round. Weather conditions fluctuate during spring and winter, while in summer and autumn the weather is relatively stable. The annual average temperature is a comfortable 22 degrees Celsius with the lowest temperatures on the lowlands generally ranging from 12 to 17 degrees Celsius. Therefore, with the exception of a few mountain areas where some traces of snow can be found during winter, no snow can be seen in Taiwan. During raining season (March to May), continuously drizzling rain will sometimes fall on Taiwan. During the summer time (June to August), typhoons sometimes approach or hit the country.