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25 Taiwanese Movies You Must See Before You Die
From the growth of Taiwanese cinema to the New Wave, the Second New Wave and the revival, these 25 films defined the cinema of Taiwan.
May 26, 2015
Nominees for the 26th Annual Golden Melody Awards Announced
As with all award ceremonies, there were plenty of shoo-ins, surprises and snubs, as well as crowdpleasers on the nominees list.
May 18, 2015
Spotted: Yayoi Kusama Pop-Up Cafe Opens in Taipei In Conjunction with Exhibition in Kaohsiung and Taichung
Japanese pop art artist Yayoi Kusama's pop-up dot cafe has opened in Taipei in conjunction with exhibits in Taichung and Kaohsiung.
May 03, 2015
Bring Your Own Pet: Best Pet-friendly Cafes in Taipei and New Taipei
Every pet owner knows the struggle that is the “no pets allowed” sign.
April 17, 2015
Best Upcoming Music Festivals in Taiwan During Spring and Summer
Music, as everyone knows, is incredibly powerful, and there’s nothing quite like the experience of attending a live concert – or [...]
March 13, 2015
Ximending, dubbed the Haraujku or Myeongdong of Taipei, is the hub for the capital’s youth culture, where many students go to [...]
February 10, 2015
Brain Freeze! Guide to the Best Ice Cream in Taipei
Summertime in Taiwan is notorious for being hot and humid. Luckily, there are tons of cool dessert options–such as Taiwanese [...]
August 18, 2014
Yongkang Street: 6 Delectable Local Flavors to Discover
Tired of waiting for a seat at Din Tai Fung? Since we’ve already covered Why Din Tai Fung is Important as well as their [...]
May 31, 2014
[雙語] Good Morning Taipei: 5 New Brunch Spots for the New Year
中文版在下面. A new year means lots of new weekends for going out for brunch. We went around Taipei to find the best new brunch places to [...]
January 22, 2014
[雙語] Shoot for the Moon: Interview with Jian Man Shu 簡嫚書
中文版在下面. 大稻埕 (Da Dao Cheng), or Time Traveler, is a romantic comedy with a rich historical backstory set in Taipei during the 1920s, [...]
January 14, 2014
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A Barista’s Guide to Taipei’s Best Coffeehouses
Indie coffeehouses have popped up throughout Taipei in recent years, but many of them are simply hastily put-together shops trying to [...]
City543 x Yelp: Ranking Taipei’s Best Beef Noodle Soup Restaurants
Over the course of two bloated lunches, we selected a who’s who of beef noodle soup and judged them based on taste.
Learn Useful, Colloquial Chinese With Trending Taiwan’s Fun Chinese Crash Course Video Series
If you want to learn colloquial Chinese, then you should be watching Trending Taiwan's Chinese Crash Course.
Forget About The Forbes’ Lists, Here Are 9 Great Things About Taiwan
Is Taiwan a developed country? We’ll let you be the judge of that. Taiwan actually has a lot more merit than you might give it credit for.
Naked Market, Taiwan’s First Package-free Supermarket, Opens In Taipei
The store allows customers to purchase the precise amount of an ingredient they need.
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Taipei: Top Bars
Never fear if a six-pack of Taiwan Beer isn’t your idea of a good night of drinking; Taipei’s flourishing bar scene caters [...]
Where For Art Though? A Guide To Taipei’s Best Contemporary Art Galleries
Brooding back-alley autonomy and interdisciplinary innovations render the country's contemporary art scene vibrant and wholly unique.
Taipei: Guide to Songshan
Meet the lush, more subdued sister to the dizzying spectacle of Dongqu.
Enter the Shida neighborhood, and you'll find a labyrinth of alleys of white brick residential buildings overgrown with vines and shrubs.