An End to Loneliness: One String to Entwine Destinies

WORDS BY Tu Hsinyi TRANSLATION BY Joe HenleyPHOTOS BY Huaug Jianbin, Liang Zhongxian The well-known Taipei Xia-Hai City God Temple (台北霞海城隍廟), Longshan Temple (艋舺龍山寺), and Zhaomingjing Temple (照明淨寺) in Taipei are meccas for people looking for love or marriage, attracting not only Taiwanese but also foreign tourists.  Are you still seeking your significant other? The romantic Qixi (Chinese…

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Traveling to Taipei During Ghost Month

You’ve landed in Taiwan during Ghost Month (鬼月), observed during the seventh month of the lunar calendar. Don’t worry. It’s a good idea, however, to have some knowledge of why and how Ghost Month is celebrated, as well as what actions you may want to avoid.

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Pursue Your Happiness: How You Can Pay Respects to Yue Lao, the God of Marriage and Love

According to Taiwanese folk tales, Zhinu, also known as the Seven Star Maiden (七娘), will reveal a book listing all the unmarried men and women on Qixi (the day of July 7 of the lunar calendar) each year

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Taiwan Knows Food: A Guide to Taipei’s Michelin-Worthy Night Markets

Night markets are a must-visit for all visitors, and here Taiwan Scene explores all 24 stalls from various Taipei night markets recently listed in the Michelin Guide, including 15 shops that are appearing in the guide for the very first time.

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Three Alternative Ways to Experience Food in Taipei

Taipei is a city of food, and it’s become one of the most popular travel destinations in Asia for that very reason. Beyond your standard sitdown restaurant, here are three different ways for you to experience some of the city’s top culinary delights.

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4 Classic Ice Cream Shops in Taipei

During the hot summer days in Taiwan, come and have a cooling icy dessert to beat the heat. These four old, famed ice cream shops in Taipei are sure to full you with sweet memories.

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Mai Mien Yen Tsai Restaurant: Michelin Bib Gourmand Purveyor of Classic Qiezai Noodles

Since Mai Mien Yen Tsai (賣麵炎仔) had been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the Michelin Guide Taipei, the owner of the restaurant- Ye Haichuan’s life had changed.
TAIPEI met up with him to discuss the origins of the Ye family enterprise, their food menu and service philosophy, and what the unexpected Michelin culinary laurels mean for the business.

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Michelin Guide Showcases Taipei’s Thriving Culinary Scene: From Street Eats to Tasting Menus

Taipei is known for its night markets, beef noodles and dumplings, but what does that mean for Michelin? In the second edition of the Taipei Michelin Guide, over 50 street eats were included in the 58 Bib Gourmand selections.
From shaved ice to modern tasting menus, let the food blogger Joan H. tell you nine Michelin worthy spots that you shouldn’t miss in Taipei.

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Dreaming of Food in Taipei: YouTube Star Ku of Ku’s Dream Shares His Love of Local Taiwanese Eats

TAIPEI met up with this multilingual internet sensation, YouTube Star Ku of Ku’s Dream, on Yongkang Street (永康街) to discuss his life in Taipei and what he thinks of local Taiwanese food.

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Summer in Taipei: Calendar of Good Times

Summer is a wonderful time when festivals are all over Taiwan.
Here’s a few festivals that TaiwanScene list for you.

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