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▲Akakara serves Akakara Nabe, a spicy hot pot with secret ingredients that offers a variety of spiciness levels for customers to choose from. (Photo / Lin Yuwei)

Warming, hearty, comforting Chinese New Year hot pot gatherings

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — In Taiwan, hot pot has become the first choice for communal feasts in winter. Whether it is served in Chinese,...
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A Taste of Home: Hungry for Some Home Cooking?

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) —  We all know the food in Taipei is incredible. Whether you’ve been here ten minutes or ten years, you’ll already...
張寶仁夫妻合力經營百年棉被老店,憑藉網路好口碑在市場上保有好成績|Zhang Baoren and his wife runs their century-old cotton quilt shop. Its good reputation online has brought great success. (Courtesy of Wang Han-shun)

瑞成紅線葫蘆 傳承五代暖冬 | Rui-Cheng embroidered red calabash passed down through five generations of warm...

【看英文中國郵報學英文】中午過後的士林夜市大東路,只有少數幾家店面開張,而高掛著「嫁妝」招牌的「瑞成手工棉被店」已有客人上門,這家傳承130年的老店,就藏身在這巷弄中。 In the early afternoon, only a few shops on Dadong Road (大東路) at Shilin Night Market (士林夜市) are open for business. However, you may...
The restaurant in Rinari Settlement offers a combo called “Indigenous leader’s meal.”(Courtesy of Xin Media)

Exploring playful Paiwan settlements hidden in southern mountains

PINGDONG (Xin Media) — Throughout Taiwan, there are more than 746 indigenous settlements, each with a unique culture. In Pingdong’s Sandimen Township, there is...
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Ri Xing Type Foundry: Fresh Impressions of a Fading Legacy

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — Located on a quiet alley off a bustling street near Taipei Main Station lies a storefront that looks largely untouched...
Red envelopes can be given to not only children, but also the elder generation.

CNY Celebrations | The joys of Lunar New Year in Taipei

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — A few decades ago, in Taipei, the long period spanning the Western New Year and Lunar New Year was one...
While experiencing the festive atmosphere in Taipei is important, don't forget to pay attention to the etiquette of Lunar New Year. (Photo _ yongtick)

CNY Celebrations | A guide to proper etiquette

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — When the music in the stores changes, you know it’s coming. When the red and gold decorations go up and...

The Qingshan king rituals of Bangka

  TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei)-Bangka is an old area where Taipei originated and now known for its rich historical and cultural heritage. Not only are there...

Street smarts: Capturing Taipei Street scenes with Flaneur

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — A single street can tell you a lot about a city, and nobody knows that more than Fabian Saul, editor-in-chief...
▲ There is no set format for the activities in Nuit Blanche Taipei. Even everyday items like plastic bottles can be an essential element.

An art festival never sleeps — Nuit Blanche Taipei

TAIPEI (Undiscovered Taipei) — “Nuit Blanche,” or White Night as it means in English, has become a spreading phenomenon around the world recently. Museums,...

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