You can't blame the Portuguese for calling this pretty island nation Ilha Formosa, or The Beautiful Island. Considering the amount of diverse travel experiences one can get in an area as small as Taiwan, it is definitely punches way above its weight in the Asian travel circuit!! I must admit Taiwan never featured too high on my travel list when compared to its Asian neighbors. However, interesting stories narrated by a friend of mine, who was an English teacher there, painted a cornucopia of vivid experiences that first turned my head towards the country - needless to say, the more I read about the country and interacted with my friends living there the more enchanting Taiwan turned out to be.
So, now that you have probably made up your mind to embark on the voyage of a lifetime to Taiwan, here's a quick guide on how to make best use of your 10 days in this pretty island nation.