Savor Fresh Farm-to-Table Produce on This Aboriginal Cooking Tour

Visit Tafalong and join a farm-to-table feast where you will gain a deeper understanding of the Amis customs and food culture.

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A happy accident: a first experience of Taiwan Pride

Taipei takes acceptance beyond the scope of nightlife; it’s a place where identity can be lived, rather than designated a few hours of a Saturday evening.

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Finding Local Flavor at Taipei’s Beer Cafes

I’ve lived in Taipei for twelve years, not as long as some scions of the expatriate community, but long enough to have sunk into a groove running comfortably between my apartment and a few favorite cafes and restaurants.

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Celebrating Michelin Gastromonth in Taipei

Gastromonth offered Taipei foodies the chance to eat their way through 20 Michelin Starred and Plated restaurants, some of whom had created a special menu just for the occasion. I ate my way through five of these.  Here’s what I found.

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Beautiful Island: Taiwan is a Dream Location for Student Travel

Taiwan’s friendly people and unique combination of urban civilization and indigenous culture make it an ideal destination for experiential education. Two student leaders from America relate their story of leading a student travel group around Taiwan.

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4 Rescue Cat Cafés in Taiwan Cat Lovers Can’t Miss!

Taiwan has long been a destination for cat lovers, ever since the first cat café opened its doors in Taipei in 1998.  Since then, the trend has swept across Japan with the rest of the world recently catching on.

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The Chishang Autumn Harvest Festival: Culture, Beauty And World Class Entertainment

Taitung County’s Chishang is known for bicycling, beauty and agriculture. But in October, it’s known for something else: An annual harvest festival filled with food, culture and world-class entertainment, The Chishang Autumn Harvest Festival.

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Sushi Express: A meditation on love and dating in Taiwan

Eric Lin was not merely my first Taiwanese friend – we’d actually met on the flight that brought me to Taiwan. He was trying to start a business with his friend based on a design idea they’d come up with in their spare time for better packaging of fragile items, which would enable him to quit his monotonous engineering job. He was great fun to talk to, and I was drawn to his complicated shyness: just awkward enough for it to be apparent, but not enough to stop him from ringing me up to have coffee.

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