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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.

The Best Dining In Food-Obsessed Taipei

The Purple Passport | Posted 09.23.2012 | Travel
The Purple Passport

In fact, enjoying food is such a central part of Taiwanese life -- it's the glue of family and community gatherings and holiday celebrations -- that the cuisine here could be a starting point for any sort of anthropological study that seeks to understand the essence of Taipei.

New EU leader inspired by traditional Japanese haiku

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A ceramic frog dedicated to the Haiku poet Basho, at Basho Inari Shrine in Tokyo. Photo: Flickr user Maynard Hsin-Yin Lee, a former associate...

Avatar's forced evictions resonate with Chinese public

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Photo: Flickr user Rxau Hsin-Yin Lee, a former associate producer at Worldfocus, is a news editor at the "China Times" in Taipei. ”You ...

Taiwanese Internet gamers addicted to 'Happy Farm'

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Taiwanese gamer playing Happy Farm on Facebook. Photo: Flickr user copycatko Hsin-Yin Lee, a former associate producer at Worldfocus, is a ...

Chinese matchmakers send Santarinas to find college girls

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Photo: Guandong Daily. Hsin-Yin Lee, a former associate producer at Worldfocus, is a news editor at the "China Times" in Taipei. In fairy tal...

Taiwan, China Exchange 1st Direct Messages

AP | DEBBY WU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Taiwanese and Chinese presidents swapped messages Monday, the first such exchange since the two sides split amid civil war ...