Making Taipei a Foreigner-Friendly City: Improving Multilingual Services

Over the past decade, Taipei has been elevated to the elite among the most livable and best destinations for travel among Asian cities in many international indexes. Its flourishing business activities, rich and easily accessible natural resources, deep well of cultural attractions, and warm, inviting locals attract people from around the world both to visit and to live.

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The Unique Tradition of the Eight Generals and the Highlights of Taipei Qingshan King Festival

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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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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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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Travel back in Time Through Barbershops in Tainan

Recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Tseng continues to pay attention to the heartbeat of the city, and launched the Tainan Barbershop City Life Museum project

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The Modern Soul of Traditional Atayal Indigenous Weaving 

The beauty of traditional Atayal weaving is passed down by a passionate city girl.

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5 Rising Female Taiwan Singers You Should Be Playing On Repeat

We take a dive into the deep wellspring of female talent to bring you some our current favorites from the Taiwan scene.

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Gone but Not Forgotten: 7 Historic Sites to Learn More About the White Terror

February 28th is a reminder of Taiwan’s authoritarian past. Here’s what you can go to learn about this dark chapter of history.

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A Handy Guide to the Year of the Tiger

With Lunar New Year ready to pounce upon us, we walk you through the this feline phase of the Chinese zodiac.

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