Sound Tripping: The Life of a Vinyl Record Transcriptionist

With the rise of digital technology and music streaming platforms, it’s difficult for people nowadays to imagine using a hand-cranked gramophone to play vinyl records.

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Taiwanese Kombucha: A Bubbly Sweet and Sour Taste Integrating Local Flavors

Kombucha has become the new star when it comes to healthy drinks in Europe and the United States, and is gradually becoming popular in Taiwan as well. It can easily be made with quality Taiwanese tea, herbs, and fruits nourished by the local terroir, giving birth to kombucha flavors unique to the country.

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Find Yourself in a Cool Place: Renovated Old Buildings in Taipei

In recent years, Taipei City has been busy renovating a plethora of buildings dating from the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945), turning them into places where one can learn about the culture and history of Taipei, as well as how the city continues to evolve. They also make Taipei an inviting city in all seasons.

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After-Hours Shopping Guide: Exploring Taipei’s Evening Markets After Dusk

Got no time to do the groceries during day time? Why not shop in the evening markets?

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Soothing the Summer Heat with Herbal Dietary Therapies

The old wisdom to cool down in summer.

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Refreshing Retreats: 5 Places to Chill Out in Taipei This Summer

Can’t wait to cool down in summer? Here are 5 ways to have fun near/in the water in Taipei.

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Old Taipei Shops Shine with Their Passion and Legacy: Honoring Traditions, Embracing Change

Four shops that elevate traditions and face the brighter future.

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Summer Roaming with the Taipei City God

Taipei Xia-Hai City God Cultural Festival (台北霞海城隍文化節), a one-month celebration is kicking off from June!

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Brick by Brick: The Spirit of Minnan Architecture in Taipei

Check out these traditional Minnan architectures that record the evolution that Taipei has experienced from generation to generation.

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Vibrant Taipei: Day Tours with the Colorful Metro Lines

Follow the color-coded lines of Taipei Metro and create your day tours on the subway trains in the capital of Taiwan.

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