World Renowned Triathlete Couple Takes-On Challenge Taiwan

Ironman World Champion Mirinda Carfrae and her husband, 2009 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships winner, Tim O’Donnell sat down with Taiwan Scene.

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Taichung in a Day: An Exploration of Taiwan’s Central City

Taichung is quickly emerging as a sort of Taiwanese Chicago, an unpretentious working class town with deep historical chops, a serious art and culture scene, and an unusually quirky vibe.

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A Dozen Things Worth Doing in Taichung

Located right in the middle of the Taiwan’s western coast, Taichung is a quick train ride from either end of the island and offers a serious art and culture scene and some great options for activities and snacking. Check out Taiwan Scene’s 10 Things to Do in Taichung.

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Taiwan’s Top 10 Soup Dumplings

Xiao long bao, or little dragon dumplings, generally top anyone’s must-try in Taiwan food list. Though there are many places to get great soup dumplings around Taiwan, we think these are the ten best

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Taiwan votes against LGBT equality, but all is not lost

This weekend saw Taiwanese citizens go to the polls to vote on five referendums of great historical significance to the global fight for LGBT equality.Three of these referendums were worded in opposition to LGBT equality, while two were worded in support.

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A conversation with Andrew Zimmern

The Travel Channel’s Andrew Zimmern talks to Taiwan Scene about Taipei’s expanding culinary scene, the Michelin guide, must-try Taiwanese foods and must-visit Taipei restaurants.

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Seven More Questions asked on Quora by the Taiwan-Curious

This month, Taiwan Scene answered a few questions on Quora, on subjects ranging from food, booze & beer to travel, language and history.

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Bubble Milk Tea and Beyond in Taiwan (part two)

Our epic quest to sample the best and most unique teas and blended beverages in Taipei continues in part two of Bubble Milk Tea and Beyond in Taiwan.

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Bubble Milk Tea and Beyond in Taiwan (part one)

Taiwan Scene drank nine most trendy and unique grab-and-go beverage shops in Taipei and here’s our recommendation list of each shop for all bubble milk tea and handmade drink lovers.

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Taïrroir, New Michelin star of Taiwan blends Chinese cuisine with western aesthetics

Taichung City native Kai Ho is a classically trained Chinese chef whose restaurant Taïrroir was recently awarded a single Michelin star. The name Taïrroir reflects Ho’s personal culinary ideals, blending the word Taiwan with the French Terroir, a term incorporating land, environment and ambiance.

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