8) Taipei, Taiwan
Some of the most spectacular skylines in the world can be found in Taipei, best viewed from atop the city’s many skyscrapers. Taipei, Taiwan is a cosmopolitan city with Japanese colonial architecture, limitless shopping, fine dining, and five-star hotels. You will find plenty of shopping options for any budget, and if you’re feeling adventurous, you don’t have to leave the streets of Taipei. You can spend an entire day sampling the street food that merchants sell to natives and tourists.
Another fun and popular activity is to visit Taipei’s various night markets. They offer everything from food to compelling original artifacts. All you might imagine can be found in these night markets, so stay a while and take in the sounds, smells and culture of the city and let yourself get caught up in its energy.