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More Than Beef Noodle Soup and Taipei 101: Unexpected Surprises of Life in Taiwan

Marjorie Freimuth | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel
Marjorie Freimuth

Instead of describing the culinary wonders of beef noodle soup and mango shaved ice, or "must-see's" such as Taipei 101, Jiufen, and night markets, here are 7 everyday surprises that are just as much a part of the culture as bubble tea.

15 Gay Places to Go in 2015

Billy Kolber | Posted 03.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Billy Kolber

Photo Credits (cc) Flickr The places themselves aren't gay (one of them still criminalizes homosexuality!) but if you are, this is the ultimate guid...

A Return to Taiwan (video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Michal Shapiro

The trip to Taiwan promised a great deal of culture and concerts, but Hurricane Soulik blew that second element away. Still, there is so much that is fascinating about Taiwan's culture.

7 Architectural Blunders From Around the World

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts

(Read original story here) By James Taylor-Foster With the recent news that Rafael Viñoly Architects’ 20 Fenchurch Street (or the “Wal...

Empire State Building Builds Statement Against Anti-Green Construction Myths

Neil Wagner | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Prepare to re-imagine and get your mind blown in the process. The 2.7 million-square foot Empire State Building -- brawny, angular icon of early-twentieth century grit and ambition (and still New York City's second-tallest building) -- is green.

Tasting Taiwan - Part One: Din Tai Fung and Chef Sherling Fan of La Rotisserie

Regina Varolli | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Regina Varolli

There's something magical about flying eighteen hours and crossing the International Date Line to travel to a far away land.

World's Tallest Building Back Home in the Middle East...Forever?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

My view of the Eiffel Tower this morning reminded me of the changing title of world's tallest building. While there are too many categories of towers...

Taipei 101 To Be World's Tallest Green Building

inhabitat.com | Bridgette Meinhold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Taipei 101, famous for being one of the world's tallest buildings, is set to get some major eco-upgrades in an effort to save money, reduce its impact...

Spiderman Alain Robert Arrested In Sydney For Climbing 41-Story Building (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY (AP) - A French skyscraper climber nicknamed "Spiderman" was arrested Tuesday after scaling a 41-story building in downtown Sydney with his bar...