Daily Life at NTUH and in Taiwan
AccommodationsTaita Jing-Fu Alumni HallThe Jing-Fu Alumni Hall（Hotel）located in the western part of NTUH is operated by the National Taiwan University Medical Alumni Association. The cost for a single room ranges from NT$25,000 to NT$30,000 per month, housekeeping service included. Please make reservation in advance. Phone number: +886-2-2312-3456 ext. 66370* The official acceptance letter is required for a foreign clinician to make a reservation.
Accommodation nearby(for reference) ：
Location: 19 Hsu Chang St., Taipei, Taiwan, 100Tel：(886)-2-2311–3201~8Email：firstname.lastname@example.org
Other sources for accommodations: http://www.hotels.com/ http://www.agoda.com/ http://www.tripadvisor.com/
FoodThere are several restaurants on the B1 level of the NTUH building, with reasonable prices ranging from NT$50 to NT$100 per meal. Across from Taita Jing-Fu Alumni Hall, there are also many restaurants and cafes.
ClimateThe temperature is between 25-37℃ during summer period (May to September), 13-21℃ in winter（December to February）, 15-26℃ in spring（March to April）, and 17-28℃ in autumn (October to November) .
SafetyIn comparison with many large cities, Taipei has relatively low crime rates. The streets are considered fairly safe even at night. Like anywhere else in the world, travelers should use caution when riding in taxi alone late at night. It is recommended to use a radio-dispatched cab service. Theft of personal property is more common, especially when riding in crowded buses or MRT.
SightseeingAround the island of Taiwan, the potential for sightseeing and exploration is unlimited. Please go to the website of Tourism Bureau of Taiwan for travel suggestions and more information.
Estimated Living ExpensesBudget per week: about 620-650 USD/Month
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