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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Welcome the New Year at the Chic and Trendy Hotels in Taipei

As the year’s end approaches, the streets of Taipei are filled with a festive atmosphere for the new year. Here are three trendy hotels that feature its own unique charm when it comes to celebration of new year!

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Handmade Tangyuan — Every One a Treasure unto Its Own

Eat tangyuan to celebrate the Winter Solstice Festival in Taipei! At the turn of the year, you should get a bowl of hot tangyuan to welcome the new year.

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Warming, Hearty, Comforting Year-End Hot Pot Gatherings

Hot pot in Taiwan has become the first choice for communal feasts in winter. Whether it is served in Chinese, Japanese or Western style, hot pot warms you up when the weather turns chilly and serves as a reward for another year of hard work.

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Winter in Taipei: Calendar of Good Times

During the most festive of seasons in Taipei, what is going to warm you up? Check out the winter events in Taipei that you don’t want to miss!

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Street Smarts: Capturing Taipei Street Scenes with Flaneur

A single street can tell you lots about a city. Follow Fabian, the editor-in-chief of Flaneur Magazine, to know the streets you must explore in Taipei.

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5 Places to Feel the Music in Taipei

It can be said without hyperbole that there has never been a better time to experience the live music scene in Taipei. Check out the top 5 music clubs in Taipei we select for you!

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More Than Calligraphy: Hsu Yung-Chin, a Calligrapher Combining Old and New

Hsu Yung-Chin, a contemporary Taiwanese calligraphy artist, breaks free from the conventions of inscription, elevating calligraphy to a different level with its flowing and agile strokes.

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