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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Celebrating Women’s Pride in Taiwan at Witch House

“[A witch is not] an ugly old woman who turns you into her guinea pig, but a woman with certain powerful energies.”

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228: A Day in Taiwan’s History that should to be Remembered

Let us remember 228 in an effort to ensure that history does not repeat itself.

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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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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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