Travel Multimedia

Travel is an exciting way to build business, cultural, and personal connections between the U.S. and Taiwan.  Four hundred thousand Americans traveled to Taiwan in 2011 to visit experience its myriad attractions and natural beauty.  To learn more about travel between the U.S. and Taiwan, explore the collection of media materials below and visit the Travel section.

Calla lily fields in Yangming Mountain in Taipei. These spring blossoms draw in locals as they pick these fresh lilies from the field from local farmers.
The beaches in Taiwan provides not only a great swim but also interesting landscapes.
Festivities of the local temples have become a part of life in Taiwan. There are many Tian-Ho Temples (Queen of the Heavens) in Taiwan, this one is in Kaohsiung, located in the south of Taiwan.
Penghu, an archipelago off the west coast of Taiwan consisting 64 small islands, showcases magnificent volcanic landscapes.
The northeastern shores of Taiwan bring you an amazing combination of mountain and sea for miles along the coast.
The Grand Hotel in Taipei, a five star hotel that over looks Taipei, has hosted guests from former U.S. President Eisenhower, Reagan, and Clinton. The hotel has preserved traditional Chinese architecture and displays art and designs from different Chinese dynasties.

Publications and Reports

Tourism Maps and Guides to Taiwan


E-Cards of Taiwan's Scenic Beauty Wallpaper of Taiwan's Scenic Beauty


Discover the Beauty of Taiwan (Tourism Bureau)

Ilha Formosa

When Portuguese sailors first passed by Taiwan in 1544, they called the island Ilha Formosa, meaning "Beautiful Island" in Portuguese. Located on the western edge of the Pacific "rim of fire" with continuous tectonic movements, this beautiful island has a gorgeous diverse landscape with majestic peaks, rolling hills and plains, basins, coastlines, and more.

Visiting Formosa

Many airlines fly to Taiwan, making it the perfect travel destination. U.S. passport holders can enter Taiwan without a visa for up to 90 days as long as the passport is valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry into Taiwan and the passport holder has a confirmed return or continuing travel ticket.