A roundup of events to check out this May in Taipei.
A review of Taipei’s most talked about fine dining restaurant, and one of Asia’s best, RAW. Find out what the fuss is about here.
In Taipei and need Lunar New Year’s plans? You won’t regret a colorful trip down Dihua Street.
Dear Taipei, You know that well-worn saying “Never talk about sex, politics and religion”? I’d like to add another topic to the mix- coffee. Think about it- like sex, religion and politics, people have incredibly strong opinions about coffee, and will doggedly fight you to the bitter end to make you see their way. Where to […]
If you’re after a local experience, you can’t beat picking up some produce with the locals at Nanmen Market
Dear Taipei, What do Thanksgiving, a French restaurant, an Aussie, a Taiwanese woman and November 28th have in common? Well, apart from sounding like the pilot of an underrated, but utterly hilarious indie drama on a community channel, not a whole lot a part from the Thanksgiving dinner which ensued yesterday. Last night my friend […]
What is Mid Autumn Festival, and why do people put pomelos on their head to celebrate? Find out here.
Dear Taipei, It’s a question that has always plagued travelers since the dawn of time- to buy the ticket to the top, or to find a view for free? In certain locations, I think it’s probably worth the price to pay. I’d imagine going up to the Empire State Building would be incredible, if only […]
Dear Taipei, I will let you in on something that makes me sounds hilariously hipster in a shameful “I saw an indie band by myself and killed them so I’d be the only one who knew about them” type of way. I vehemently dislike going to international branches of famous restaurants. From my experience, going to […]
Dear Taipei, I hope you don’t mind, but over the next couple of entries I would like to share with you my “How to Hong Kong” guide. Yes, I am expressing extreme and controversial creative license by conjugating Hong Kong into a verb, but I believe in order to make the most of Hong Kong […]