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Taipei's Week-End Flower Market

Kim Dramer | Posted 10.11.2016 | Travel
Kim Dramer

Taipei, Taiwan is a city better known for bustling streets than green space; but not on the week-ends. Located in what serves as a car park during the week, the Jianguo Week-end Flower Market is a welcome oasis in the city center.

Taiwan's Natural Side

Jeanine Barone | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

Silence reigns as black swans glide on a creek-fed pond, walkways zig-zag this way and that, and elaborately carved wooden pavilions provide much welcome shade. Walking to the garden's upper level provides a sweeping perspective of this idyllic arrangement.

PHOTOS: Lantern Festival Lights Up

Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel

The Chinese New Year's festivities that began in late January and ramped up over the last few weeks have come to a close as celebrants enjoyed the las...

Three Ways Taiwan Is Saving the World

Amy Chavez | Posted 03.06.2013 | Green
Amy Chavez

A recent one-month stay in Taiwan convinced me that this country is doing all the right things to cultivate an eco-friendly nation.

WATCH: Taiwan's Seedy Side

Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel

A new video series from Vice follows chef Eddie Huang as he explores the dark and sketchy underbelly of Taiwan. In this clip, the hipster favorite sho...

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Exclusive Interview With Taiwan's Minister Of Culture | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Doctor Lung Yingtai does not have an enviable position. She is Taiwan's first Ministry of Culture. In a country that is in constant cultural "disagree...

Is This The World's Most Colorful Bridge?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Travel

If you've ever dreamt of walking over a rainbow, here's your chance. By day, the Xiying Rainbow Bridge in Penghu, Taiwan is a simple pedestrian wal...

Taipei's Museum Of Contemporary Art Offers A Voyage Into The Bizarre

Matt Gibson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel
Matt Gibson

Western art can be pretty weird, but there's nothing quite as mind-bendingly bizarre as modern Asian art.

Tasting Taiwan -- Part Two: Silks Palace, Shilin Night Market, The Pacific, And Indigenous Food

Regina Varolli | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Regina Varolli

Silks Palace at The National Palace Museum is a tribute to both old and new. A modern masterpiece of architecture, the menu at Silks Palace is fashi...

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.

Chris C. Anderson

WATCH: Celebrating Taiwan's 100 Year Anniversary In Taipei | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

October 10, 2011 is the 100 Year Anniversary of the Republic of China as a result of the Xinhai Revolution of 1911. While the anniversary has been cal...

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WATCH: Sing With The Elderly And Get Your Face Threaded | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

There is a place in Taipei that glistens with promise and the hope for a better personal future. Not really. That's just what one of the fortune t...

Chris C. Anderson

WATCH: Exploring Taipei's Snackalicious Night Markets | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 10.18.2011 | Travel

Taipei is known for it's food. And for good reason. One quick jaunt around the city and the hungry traveler comes to this realization: Taiwanese love ...

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WATCH: Time Lapse video from the top of Taipei 101 | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

The view from the observation deck of the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taipei, Taiwan is impressive to say the least. On a recent three day trip, it p...

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Waiting For Flights With Hello Kitty In Taipei (PHOTOS) | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

The Hello Kitty Gate waiting lounge in Taoyuan Airport in Taipei is really...cute, and quite a surprise for the traveler unfamiliar with the airport. ...

Destin-Nation Taiwan: From Bubble Tea to Snake Venom

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Ballhaus | Posted 08.20.2011 | Travel

There are many reasons to visit Taiwan, not the least of which is its delectable and eccentric eats. The country offers a wide range of cuisines defin...