Taiwan This Month

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Taiwan This Month
Managing Editor Louise Bystrom
Categories Tourist magazine
Frequency Monthly
Circulation 3,360,135
First issue February 2009
Company Cross Multimedia
Country Taiwan
Language English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
Website [www.taiwanthismonth.com]

Taiwan This Month is a free monthly tourist magazine aimed at providing essential information to business travelers, tourists and immigrants to Taiwan, with a focus on people between 28 and 55 years of age.

Founded in early 2009 by Louise Bystrom, Elizabeth Lim and Chang Chih-Tsung, Taiwan this Month is distributed to 26 countries around the world and over 300 locations in Taiwan.

The magazine is written mainly in English and Chinese, with plans underway to provide Korean and Japanese editions.


Taiwan this Month is distributed to 26 countries worldwide and can be found in 23 of Ministry of Foreign Affairs overseas offices.

To mention a few places in Europe: Stockholm, Helsinki, Madrid, Paris and London, in Asia: Singapore, Bangkok, New Delhi and Seoul and North America: Toronto.

Further more, in the ticketing offices for China Airlines, apart from cities mentioned, Vienna and Amsterdam in Europe, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and New York in North America, as well as Tokyo and Brisbane. Taoyuan International Airport and Kaohsiung International Airport are also covered.

Overseas distribution every month via air mail

  • Taipei Mission in Sweden - Address: Wenner-Gren Center, Sveavagen 166, 18tr, 113 46 Stockholm, Sweden
  • Taipei Representative Office in Finland - Address: Aleksanterinkatu 17, 4th floor, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • Oficina Economica y Cultural de Taipei, Madrid, Espana - Address: Calle Rosario Pino 14 – 16, Piso 18, Dcha. 28020 Madrid, Spain
  • Bureau de Representation de Taipei en France - Address: 78, rue de L'Universite, 75007 Paris, France
  • Taipei Representation Office in the United Kingdom - Address: 50 Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W OEB, United Kingdom
  • Taipei Representation Office in Singapore - Address: 460 Alexandra Rd., # 23-00, PSA Build., Singapore 119963
  • Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Thailand - Address: 20F, Empire Tower, 195 South Sathorn Rd., Bangkok 10120 Thailand
  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in New Delhi - Address: 84 Poorvi Marg, Vasant Vihar New Delhi 110057, India
  • Taipei Mission in Korea Seoul Korea - Address: 6F, Kwang Hwa Moon Build. 211, Sejong-Ro, Chongro-Ku, Seoul, Korea 110-050
  • Taipei Economic & Cultural Office, Toronto - Address: 151 Yong Street, Suite 501, Toronto, Ontario, M5C 2W7, Canada
  • Taipei Representation Office in Ireland - Address: 8 Lower Hatch Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Prague, Czech Republic - Address: Evropska 33c, 160 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic
  • Taipeh Vertretung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Buro Hamburg - Address: Mittelweg 144/2 OG 20148 Hamburg, Germany

(Only partial of the overseas distribution sites are listed above. Contact information can be obtained through Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website.)

In Taiwan our magazine Taiwan this Month will be at prominent venues

Financial Institution

  • HSBC Bank, Taipei
  • HSBC Bank, Panchiao
  • HSBC Bank, Sanchung
  • HSBC Bank, Taoyuan
  • HSBC Bank, Hsinchu
  • HSBC Bank, Funyuan
  • HSBC Bank, Taichung
  • HSBC Bank, Changhwa
  • HSBC Bank, Chayi
  • HSBC Bank, Tainan
  • HSBC Bank, Kaohsiung (and over 50 HSBC branches)
  • Primasia Funds, Taipei


  • Beitou Museum, Taipei
  • Juming Museum, Taipei
  • Museum of World Religions, Taipei
  • Miniatures Museum of Taiwan, Taipei
  • Taipei Fork Arts Museum, Taipei
  • Taipei Film House, Taipei
  • Taiwan Handicraft Promotion Center, Taipei
  • Chi Mei Museum, Tainan


  • Taipei American School, Taipei
  • Taipei European School, Taipei
  • Goethe-Institut Taipei, Taipei
  • Hsinchu International School, Hsinchu


  • American Club Taipei, Taipei
  • World Trade Center, Taipei
  • Rotary Club of Taipei, Taipei
  • Rotary Club of Taipei Ta-Chiao, Taipei


  • Chateau De Chine, Taipei
  • Hotel Quote, Taipei
  • Novotel, Taoyuan
  • Hotel Royal-Taipei, Taipei
  • Fleur De Chine Hotel, Nantou
  • Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Taipei, Taipei
  • Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Tainan, Tainan
  • Novotel Hotels Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei
  • The Howard Plaza Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung
  • Ceasar Park Hotel Taipei, Taipei
  • Imperial Hotel Taipei, Taipei
  • Lai-Lai Sheraton, Taipei
  • Les Suites Taipei, Taipei
  • The Landis Taipei Hotel, Taipei
  • Miramar Garden Taipei, Taipei
  • Park Taipei, Taipei
  • Hotel Royal Taipei, Taipei
  • The Riviera Hotel, Taipei
  • Sunworld Dynasty, Taipei
  • Sato Castle Hotel, Taipei
  • The Sherwood Taipei, Taipei
  • Taipei Garden Hotel, Taipei
  • Westin Taipei Hotel, Taipei
  • YMCA Hotel, Taipei
  • Holiday Inn Express Taoyuan, Taoyuan
  • Taoyuan Chinatrust Landmark Hotel, Taoyuan
  • Jungli Chinatrust Hotel, Zhongli
  • Evergreen Laurel Hotel, Taichung
  • Howard Prince Hotel Taichung, Taichung
  • Hotel National, Taichung
  • Hotel One, Taichung
  • Plaza International Hotel, Taichung
  • Splendor Hotel, Taichung
  • The Lalu Sun Moon Lake, Nantou
  • Promised Land Resort & Lagoon, Hualien
  • Grand Hi-Lai Hotel, Kaohsiung
  • Ambassador Hotel, Taipei
  • Evergreen International Hotels, Taipei
  • Grand Formosa Regent, Taipei
  • Grand Forward Hotel, Taipei
  • Grand Hyatt Hotel, Taipei
  • The Grand Hotel, Taipei
  • The Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei, Taipei
  • Holiday Inn East Taipei, Taipei
  • Evergreen Laurel Hotel, Taipei

Restaurants, Night Clubs, Wine Shops

  • Flavors of Sweden, Taipei
  • Marquee Restaurant, Taipei
  • Space Club, Taipei
  • Sommelier Wine Expert, Taipei


Taiwan this Month provides its readers with information such as

  • dining,
  • shopping and
  • entertainment.

The magazine provides information on Taiwan’s major cities including:

  • Taipei
  • Pingtung
  • Kinmen
  • Yilan
  • Chayi
  • Hualien
  • Hsinchu
  • Taichung
  • Changhua
  • Tainan
  • Kaohsiung

The magazine provides emergency information such as contact numbers for police, fire fighters and hospitals. Taiwan this Month also provides information regarding the opening hours of department stores and restaurants, and acceptable credit cards in Taiwan. Simple phrases in Chinese are also included in the magazine to help tourists with communicating with the locals.

Taiwan this Month also provides its readers with the most up-to-date news and information regarding the happenings in Taiwan. Each issue has feature articles on upcoming events of the month.