Taiwan is a small amazing island nation that is nestled in the middle of the ocean off the coast of Mainland China. It is such a unique island because of its history and a number of unique cultural factors. Taiwan has been influenced by Japan, Korea and Mainland China over the years causing a rise of nationalism in the area. Taiwan is known for its modern cities, traditional Chinese temples, hot spring resorts and dramatic mountainous terrain. Taipei, the capital of Taiwan located in the north has numerous night markets as well as Chinese Imperial art at the National Palace Museum, Taipei 101, and Martyr’s Shrine, Chinese Temple, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, the Handicraft Centre and much more.  Moving around Taiwan you can see beautiful mountain ranges, ocean, lakes and historical districts that mark Taiwan’s unique history and culture. You can also visit the old streets of Jiufen and the scenic waterfall area of Shifen. Taiwan is a small marvel within the seas surrounding Asia and you should definitely take a tour around there!