Taipei is the vibrant super busy capital of Taiwan. The vibe in Taiwan is frantic akin to the vibe experienced in New York or Hong Kong where everyone seems to be super busy all the time. Known largely as a powerhouse for the manufacture of electronics especially computer hardware Taiwan is all that and more. Situated in the valley of the Danshui River Taipei was once had an agrarian economy characterized by rice and vegetable farmers, today is a bustling vibrant city which continues to be diplomatically isolated but populated by people who are up to speed and connected with all that goes on in the world.