Taiwan's climate is subtropical with average annual temperatures of 19℃ (66℉) in the north and 21℃(69℉) in the south. Autumn is from September through November, and is usually cool with an average temperature from 20℃ to 24℃ (68℉ to 75℉).
The weather report of Taiwan can be found at the website of Central Weather Bureau.
The Taiwan currency unit is the New Taiwan Dollar (NTD). (1 US dollar ~ 29 NTD as of Jan. 2011.) Major credit cards such as VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB are accepted at most hotels and many stores.
There is no tipping inTaiwan. Customers pay the exact amount that appears on the bill. Taiwan has a 5% consumer tax on all goods and services. All published prices (including restaurant menus, taxi fares, supermarket prices) include consumer tax.
AC line is 110 volts, 60 Hz . Power outlets are flat, parallel 2-prongs.