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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
Woolloomooloo Opens New Industrial-Chic Ximending Branch ‘Out West’
Woolloomooloo Out West combines the smart design for which the brand is known with the edginess of Ximending.
September 29, 2015
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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.