Taiwan, some say, has the best street food on the entire continent of Asia. This tiny island country — mostly mountains — off China’s eastern coast knows how to eat.

Beyond the amazing food scene, a few other things will stand out on your trip here: Earthquakes, karaoke, and trash pick-up are all daily communal events. The country abounds in grand nature, and its cycling and climbing routes are impeccable. And then there’s the bug shit tea, which you’re definitely going to want to know about. Let us take you on a journey from Taipei and beyond — start by scrolling through the below.