Taiwan is an island located in the Pacific Ocean , once named "Formosa" meaning Beautiful island. Taiwan's central mountain range has some of the tallest peaks in Asia. Jade Mountain is taller than Japan's Mount Fuji. The capital of Taiwan is Taipei, where MTC is located. Within a day's trip travelers can visit Kenting National Park at the far south of the island, Alishan and Sun Moon Lake in Central Taiwan or Taroko Gorge on the East Coast. Taiwan is also famous for it's many night markets and active temples , especially Snake Alley and the Lungshan Temple. If all the traveling wears you out , stop in at one of Taiwan's many natural hot springs for some rest and relaxation.