Taichung is the second-largest city in Taiwan after Taipei. It has a total population of over 2.8 million people. The name Taichung was given by Japanese which means “Central Taiwan”. It is located in Taichung Basin, the central-western of Taiwan. Taichung serves as the economic hub since it has many types of industries from manufacture to retail sector. Besides that, this city is endowed with interesting culture and rich historical sites. Moreover, it provides the best nightlife scene and numerous shopping malls and night markets. Taichung is also famous for its local delicacies such as Bubble Tea and Suncakes.
The peak season in Taichung happens from October to March. Whereas, the low season will start from April to September. Taichung gets a lot of visitors during the peak season because the weather is mild and rainfall rarely occur. Vice versa with the low season. Due to intensely hot and humid weather, especially from June till August, the number of visitors coming to Taichung becomes lesser. To avoid the hot weather, the best time to visit Taichung is from October to March. The visitors can comfortably visit many places and attend a few festivals that are happening in between these months.
Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB) - Mactan-Cebu International Airport serves for the area in the region of Central Visayas. It completes with a single runway and two different passenger terminals. This airport operates a lot of international and domestic airlines including Cebu Pacific, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Scoot, SilkAir and many more. This airport also handles for two cargo airlines; FedEx Express and Tri-MG Intra Asia Airlines. The distance between Mactan Cebu International Airport and Cebu City is about 14.5 kilometres. By taking a taxi, the taxi fare will cost around PHP 520.
Taichung International Airport (RMQ) - Taichung International Airport is the main international airport for Taichung City area. It serves for commercial and military flights. This airport only handles airlines that make their destination to Thailand, Vietnam, China, Japan and South Korea. Among the airlines are Cathay Dragon, EVA Air, Mandarin Airlines, Thai Vietjet Air, Uni Air, Vietnam Airlines and many more. Taichung International Airport is located about 15.6 kilometres from the city centre. Taxi is the easiest option to get to Taichung City. The taxi fare will be around TWD 700, which is about PHP 1169.98.
Cebu has a tropical wet and dry climate while Taichung experience a warm, humid subtropical climate. Generally, the weather in Taichung is warm and temperate in all year round. The average annual temperature in this city is 22.1 degrees Celsius. A lot of visitors flocking around this city from October to March because the weather is not hot and less humidity. Moreover, less probability of rainfall happens during this period. Meanwhile, starting from April till September, this city will face extremely hot and humid weather. The rainfall also frequently occurs throughout the period.