CNN has just listed Taiwan as one of the top destinations for 2016.

Thanks to its soaring mountains, gorgeous coasts and mouth-watering cuisine, Taiwan is one of the hot destinations of the year.

CNN mentions Sun Moon Lake and the 100-acre Fo Guang Shan Monastery as must-see places.

Taiwan’s cherry blossom festival, Lantern Festival and Peace Day were also notable times of the year to visit.

To see the full list of the up-and-coming destinations of 2016, check it out HERE on CNN’s website.

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