But don't forget your:

Sense of adventure! Try some stinky tofu! - Jul 2020


Camping gear. - Dec 2018


Shorts and if you have a generous shipping allowance, I might recommend bringing some nice pieces of furniture. There's an IKEA, but not many obvious shops to get well-designed furniture. They're there, but you won't find them immediately. If you care about nice furniture, opt for an unfurnished apartment/house as the ones that are furnished usually come with ugly couches, tables and chairs. - Jul 2018


raincoat and rain boots and thick sweater for the cold, damp winter - Aug 2015


Tampons. Seriously. - Apr 2015


Electronics (very expensive in Taiwan). - Sep 2013


umbrella, rain boots and rain coat. - Jul 2013


rain gear, umbrellas, mosquito repellant, and deoderant. - May 2013


rain gear and some cool-weather clothes. It gets colder here than I thought it would. - May 2012


Umbrella, hiking boots, swim cap for hot springs and pools, surfboard, SCUBA gear, bike, sunblock - Jun 2009


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