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Danish Entrepreneurs Reshape Coffee Roasting and Rigid Work Culture
Ailio, a Taiwanese startup founded by a pair of Danish twin brothers, develops a sustainable coffee roasting technology with an appreciation of the Danish lifestyle.
2020/02/12 | Evan Vitkovski
SKRT Streamlines Taiwan’s Scooter Rental Services
With over 14 million registered scooters in Taiwan, new players like SKRT have emerged to digitalize scooter rentals and create easier access for foreign tourists.
2020/02/04 | TNL Staff
Ghost Island Media Spearheads Taiwan’s Rising Podcast Industry
Taipei-based Ghost Island Media is at the frontline of Taiwan's podcast industry, producing quality shows both in Mandarin and English.
2020/01/27 | Daphne K. Lee
'Parasite' Makes Another Leap for South Korea's Cultural Economy
The viral success of "Parasite" marks another one of South Korea's successful cultural exports. Many critics credit the film's popularity to its universal story of urban poverty, but it goes far beyond the plot twists.
2020/01/15 | TAIPEI
New Year Shopping in Taipei: Where the Locals Go, What They Buy, and Why
Are you spending Lunar New Year in Taipei? Immerse yourself with local traditions by visiting the New Year markets and indulging in holiday sweets.
2019/12/24 | TAIPEI
Taipei Winter: Warming, Hearty, Comforting Year-End Hot Pot Gatherings
Here are some of the best hot pot places in Taipei for your cozy year-end gatherings.
Slow Travel: 7 Laidback Coffee Shops in Pingtung
The very first coffee tree was planted in Pingtung during the Japanese colonial era. Today, you can enjoy a nice cup of coffee while relaxing in a historical building in Pingtung.
2019/12/10 | Syrena Lin
Travel Back in Time With ‘Dadaocheng Museum’ This Weekend
The annual event “Dadaocheng Museum” will allow Taipei visitors to explores historical buildings that are usually closed off to the public.
2019/12/04 | 破土 New Bloom
The Living Mall, Taipei's Architectural Wonder, Shuts Down After 18 Years
The Living Mall finally turns its lights off after 18 years and multiple failed auctions.
2019/11/29 | The Interpreter
Brilliant Time: Bridging the Cultural Gap Between Taiwan and Southeast Asia
A bookstore in New Taipei City is creating a community for Southeast Asian migrant workers in Taiwan and encouraging local Taiwanese to learn about Southeast Asian cultures.
Pingtung's Sweet Sensations: 7 Dessert Shops You Can’t Miss
Pingtung is the dessert heaven of Taiwan. These spots will definitely make you hungry for some sweets!
2019/11/26 | 破土 New Bloom
REVIEW: Interminable Prescriptions for the Plague
HIV/AIDS has been treated like the plague, a punishment sent by god. A group exhibition at Taipei's Museum of Contemporary Art has attempted to provide various "prescriptions" for this epidemic.
2019/11/20 | Syrena Lin
Romantic Route 3: Rediscover Hakka Culture at Beipu, Taiwan
Explore Taiwan’s Hakka culture through the ongoing Romantic Route 3 Arts Festival. First stop: Beipu.
12 Stunning Hiking Trails in Pingtung, Southern Taiwan
Pingtung offers some of the most secluded and unexplored hiking trails in Taiwan. How many of them have you been to?
2019/10/30 | TAIPEI
The Faithful Gourmand: Enjoying Taiwanese Brunch at Dadaocheng Cisheng Temple
One of the best places to get a taste of authentic Taiwanese food? Right around the temples.
2019/10/25 | TAIPEI
Not Another Hipster Café: Taipei’s Old-School Coffee Shops
Taipei is a coffee shop haven but it’s not only limited to the third-wave hipster cafes — there are historical ones that would bring you back in time too!
2019/10/23 | TNL Staff
Stroll Around Yilan for a Weekend Getaway From Taipei
Yilan is only a two-hour drive from Taipei but provides a completely different experience from the bustling capital city.
2019/10/22 | Cat Thomas
Celebrate 2019 Taiwan Pride: Parade Route, Seminars, and Parties!
2019 Taiwan Pride is kicking off this weekend with a wide range of festivities — follow our comprehensive guide and find something for your and your friends!