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TOKU: Everybody’s Drinking Spot in Taipei
Taipei is deeply embedded with the best of Japanese culture. From its emphasis on order and hospitality to the celebration of its [...]
April 06, 2012
5 Reasons to Date a “Local”
After a few months of dating local Taiwanese guys, I’ve learned more about the language and culture of Taiwan than I ever could [...]
March 18, 2012
5 Things in Taipei That Made Me Go WTF
Taipei is a city of convenience, delicious food and things to do at all hours of the day, but like every city, Taipei has its [...]
March 06, 2012
Jiufen: Romantic Mountain Town Offers Tasty Treats and Striking Views [VIDEO]
Jiufen, roughly 15 miles outside of Taipei, is just a drive away for locals and has become a popular place to escape from the rush of [...]
December 21, 2011
Dazzling Cafe Offers Patrons a High Class Sugar High
Its name suits it well – Dazzling Café is a place for indulgence, set in an immaculate and modern space, furnished with white [...]
December 05, 2011
Never Work For Money: Interview with Hit FM’s DJ Dennis
DJ Dennis sits down with Taiwan543 to chronicle his journey to becoming one of Taiwan’s most celebrated DJs, share his thoughts on the [...]
November 23, 2011
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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.
Here’s What Drink Concoction You Should Order At Each Tea Shop
Hot sultry summers are best enjoyed on the rocks.
5 Bars in Taiwan Rank In First Asia’s 50 Best Bars Awards
Alchemy, Woo Taipei and TCRC in Tainan all rank in the regional spin off of the World's 50 Best Bar Awards compiled by Drinks International.
The Definitive Guide To Everything You Must Eat At Taichung’s Yizhong Street Night Market
With a young and hip scene that is bustling well before the sun's down and school's out, Yizhong's known for more than just academics.
7 Captivating Graffiti Pieces From Pow! Wow! Taiwan You Must See
Scattered throughout Taiwan from Taipei to Tainan, these are the works by a mix of Taiwanese and other globally renowned street artists.
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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.