Blossoming Flowers: The Must-See Taipei Flower Festivals

It’s time to have an outing and go flower-viewing with your family and friends, sharing good times in this beautiful weather.

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Season of Folk Beliefs: Fun Cultural Festivals in Taipei

Temples are an indispensable part of daily life for most people in Taiwan. Check out a variety of folk belief ceremonies that are held in Taipei in spring.

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Spring into Action: Five Diversified Tours to Explore Taipei

Spring is truly the best time to visit Taiwan. We’ve hand-selected five tours for visitors to Taipei that show different sides of the city. Enjoy!

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Ri Xing Type Foundry: Fresh Impressions of a Fading Legacy

Located on a quiet alley near Taipei Main Station, Ri Xing Type Foundry (日星鑄字行), founded in 1960s, is still casting the fading memories of Taipei.

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Everything Is Illuminated — Taipei During the Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival (元宵節), also known as “Little New Year,” is on the 15th day of the first month of the lunar calendar. On this first full moon of the year, every family decorates their house with lanterns and streamers.

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Rui-Cheng Embroidered Red Calabash Passed down Through Five Generations of Warm Winter

Rui-Cheng Handmade Cotton Quilt Shop is a 130-year-old shop localed in Shilin night market in Taipei. Check out their story behind the history.

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New Year Shopping in Taipei — Where the Locals Go, What They Buy, and Why

Ready for shopping for the Lunar New Year? Check out where the locals go, what they buy, and Why!

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Hoshing Pastry Shop: Unrolling over 70 Years of Delicious Treats

Shanghai Hoshing Pastry Shop (上海合興糕糰店) has been making traditional pastry in Nanmen market for more than 70 years, and it’s the traditional tastes like those offered at Hoshing that always remind people of home and a great memories of Lunar New Year.

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A Good Start: The Joys of the Western and Lunar New Year in Taipei — East and West Look at Each Other

Wondering how to spend your time in Taipei to celebrate new year? Here’re the suggestions from both East and West!

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