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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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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WISH Sustainable Sky Lantern Festival will be returning in 2020

After a successful event in Pingxi that saw more than 300 people in attendance, MyTaiwanTour announced that WISH will be returning next year, hopefully bigger and better than before.

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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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