Taipei is a safe and traveler friendly city. I considered it to be a cool mix of Shanghai, Japan and Singapore combined. Taipei is certainly a paradise for travel foodies. There’s a huge amount of great food available nonstop.
The Cook Islands don’t get as much exposure as they ought to in the U.S. To be honest, this may be how the New Zealanders and Australians might like to keep it as their very own vacation mystery! That is mostly a joke, yet I noticed the serious absence of American’s and I kind of got an unexpected look from the locals when I said I was from the U.S.!