For all travel information, including air transportation, transportation from the airport, Taipei Metro, and Bus information, please click here: Transportation Information.
The Taipei City Government provides free wi-fi in public areas, information on how to apply is listed here: http://www.tpe-free.taipei.gov.tw/tpe/EN-TPE-Guide_Foreigner.html
Taiwan uses the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$).
CELL PHONE USAGE IN TAIWAN
Of the 4 major US carriers, T-Mobile and AT&T are the best options. They operate on GSM and will work in Taiwan.
Verizon and Sprint use CDMA, but will also work with a world phone and an activated sim card.
Please call your provider before traveling to make sure you are covered.
ELECTRICAL & VOLTAGE INFORMATION
Please see comprehensive information related to Electrical Plug/Outlet and Voltage in Taiwan here.
Taipei has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate.