Taiwan has unique history and culture

Taiwan has unique history and culture

Taiwan is an island influenced by Japan, Korea and China but most of its democratic lifestyle is also very similar to that of the West and the United Kingdom. Aside from being a beautiful island country it is also unique because of its history and cultural facts.

The working class is one fifth of the population of Taiwan

Taiwan is an eclectic mix of enterprises and individuals, including governmental officials, small business owners, farmers, and artisans. The working class is one fifth of the population and another fifth is made up of middle class.

Taiwanese don’t like rain and sun

Most Taiwanese don’t like the rain. This typically has to do with pollution and fears of acid rain on the skin.Taiwanese girls like to have fair skin and therefore they stay away from the sun as much as possible.

Taiwan is among the high-IQ areas of the world

Taiwanese are very hard working. An average Taiwanese works 70 hours a week. Kids study so much that Taiwanese kids have the best math scores in the world. Taiwan is also among the high-IQ areas on the planet.

There are bats in the parks in Taiwan and they fly everywhere

There are bats in the parks that fly around everywhere. Politeness, honor and respect for elders is the most valued custom in Taiwanese culture. Taiwanese people are very welcoming and helpful towards foreign travelers or expats.

Christmas is not a holiday in Taiwan

Taiwan has a history that goes back to the time when earliest evidence of humans was found. Same time Christmas is not a holiday in Taiwan. But Christmas decorations are everywhere, even at the end October.

Tipping is not a custom in Taiwan, post lunch nap is

Tipping is not a custom in Taiwan. But it is normal for businesses or vendors to shut down their stores and take a post lunch nap. It is interesting fact that Taiwan is the first country in Asia likely to legalize same sex marriage.

 

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