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Jason Jung 莊吉生, Universiade Gold Medalist, Talks Tennis, TV and the Taiwanese Language
Taiwan is seeing the rise of a new sports superstar—one who’s using his fame to advocate for a revitalization of the Taiwanese language.
September 05, 2017
Pop-Up Restaurant One Star House Party Comes to Taipei for Five Days Only
A dining experience you really can't miss.
June 07, 2016
City543 Interviews Hardwell
City543 chats with one of EDM's biggest names.
April 13, 2016
7 Taiwanese and Taiwanese Americans Who Are Defining the World of Fashion
City543 has chosen seven influencers that every aspiring fashionista needs to know.
December 20, 2015
Urban Natives: Chef-Blogger Jeek Pan’s Guide to Nightlife in Tainan
Chef-blogger Jeek Pan points us to the best watering holes in Taiwan's cultural capital.
November 27, 2015
Old Mall in Tainan To Be Converted Into Urban Lagoon
Tainan's crumbling China-Town Mall is set to become a public park with a particularly eye-catching pool.
November 19, 2015
Photoessay: 5 Hours at Taiwan Pride
The 2015 Taiwan LGBT Pride Parade in 44 photos.
November 06, 2015
MUJI BOOKS to Debut at New MUJI Flagship in Tainan
The minimalist Japanese lifestyle brand is set to roll out its first overseas bookstore at the Tainan flagship opening November 6.
November 05, 2015
Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show May Cease in 2016
Merrymakers hoping to glimpse Taipei 101's annual fireworks show better hurry, as this year's may be the last.
November 04, 2015
Urban Natives: Fashion Blogger Dake Hu’s Guide to Dongqu
Fashion blogger Dake Hu takes us on a tour of the best of shopping, dining and nightlife in Taipei's ever-lively Dongqu.
October 27, 2015
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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.