By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese capital Tokyo was the favorite destination of
Taiwanese traveling overseas in 2016, with the top-ten filled with Asian cities and only one European destination, according to a survey released Wednesday.
The global travel-related search engine Skyscanner drew up a list of the most popular destinations for Taiwanese venturing abroad, and found that three out of ten locations were situated in Japan.
Tokyo was top of the list, followed by its rival Osaka at No.2, the survey showed. Okinawa, in the southern archipelago known as the Ryukyu Islands, finished at No.6.
In third place was Hong Kong, in fourth the South Korean capital Seoul, and in fifth place Shanghai, the only mainland Chinese city in the list, according to Skyscanner.
Singapore was No.7, the Thai capital Bangkok No.8 and the former Portuguese colony and casino haven of Macau No.9 in the survey. [FULL STORY]