The best apps for expats in Taiwan


We invite you to share information regarding some of the apps that have helped to facilitate your move abroad in Taiwan. This will help expats-to-be who are making the move as well.

Which apps did you use while preparing your move to Taiwan?

What apps do you use the most for your everyday life in Taiwan: whether it's for transport, managing finances, general information, learning the language of your host country, leisure activities, etc.?

How does this technology help you in your everyday life as an expat?

Which apps would you recommend to expatriates in Taiwan and why?

Thank you for sharing your experience.


Mainly for Taipei, but Bus Tracker App is the best for public transportation--it gives directions via bus and MRT. It also has a map with all the YouBike stations.

Pleco is another good one for helping with Chinese characters.

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