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2020/10/16 | every little d

A Pirate House in the Matsu Islands Reimagined as Restaurant and Shop

Xiwei Peninsula opened its doors midsummer this year. It’s a small shop that can satisfy the stomachs of hungry travelers, along with offering imported and local goods for sale.

2020/02/26 | TNL Staff

A Coffee Shop Guide to Hsinchu, Taiwan's Fika Capital

Hsinchu perhaps deserves the nickname "Taiwan's fika capital," perfect for coffee lovers who like to enjoy a cozy afternoon.

2020/10/04 | TAIPEI

Traditional Markets: Extraordinary Witnesses of Ordinary Times

Forget about night markets. Traditional markets in Taipei are the best places to scout for cheap and delicious foods.

2020/11/13 | every little d

Open House: Top 10 Architectural Gems in Taipei

What are some of the most popular design spaces and architectural sites according to Taipei residents?

2020/03/13 | The Conversation

‘Cabin Fever’: The Social and Psychological Impacts of a Coronavirus Lockdown

As the COVID-19 outbreak intensifies, mass isolation in virus epicenters is becoming a common tactic. The psychological and social impact of these measures are starting to emerge.

2020/03/16 | every little d

Bars for One: 6 Bars for Solo Drinkers in Taipei

Whether you need alone time or social distancing, follow this list of bars to find your quiet corner in Taipei with a good glass of cocktail.

2020/03/17 | The Conversation

How to Stay Connected and Avoid the Side Effects of Social Distancing

While social distancing can minimize the spread of the coronavirus, it can induce more stress and weaken immune responses. How can we stay healthy and connected during this time?

2020/03/06 | The Interpreter

When Philippines Democracy Hit Midlife Crisis

The Philippines’ democracy turned 34 last week but continues to flirt with authoritarian fantasies.

2020/09/25 | Nicholas Haggerty

Beyond the Michelin Guide: What Is Real Taiwanese Gourmet?

Liz Kao, one of Taiwan's leading food writers, does not think the Michelin Guide has the final word on the country's gourmet scene.

2020/04/21 | Milo Hsieh

‘Tigertail’ Missed These Opportunities to Tell Taiwan’s History

A brief guide to the language issues and glossed over history in 'Tigertail'.

2020/04/22 | every little d

‘Good Eye City Guide’ Is the Ultimate Travel Guide to Taiwan

Good Eye City Guide is a gorgeous, comprehensive guide to Taiwan. First time visitors and seasoned locals will take much away from reading.

2020/04/13 | TAIPEI

The Muslim Experience in Taipei

Taipei Grand Mosque Imam Dr. Ibrahim Chao reflects on his life and offers guidance for Muslim travelers in Taiwan.

2020/04/10 | Daphne K. Lee

Animal Crossing Disappeared From Stores in China

China quietly removed Animal Crossing from the shelves overnight, prompting netizen outrage.

2020/04/08 | TAIPEI

Drinkipedia: The Lowdown on Taiwanese Drinks

Taiwan is a beverage hub with various options to quench your thirst or satisfy your sweet tooth. Here's an overview.

2020/04/03 | Seb Morgan

Your Guide To Taiwan’s Tomb Sweeping Day 2020

A brief guide to Tomb Sweeping Day, updated for the coronavirus outbreak of 2020.

2020/04/02 | Safina Nabi

Covid-19 Lockdown In Kashmir Further Imperils Mental Health

Kashmir's COVID-19 lockdown comes on top of India's information "clampdown." in what may lead to a mental health crisis.

2020/03/25 | TNL Feature

Return to Basics: Redesigning Taipei's Metro Map

How can we improve the current Taipei Metro map? A Taiwanese graphic designer lays out his analysis and detailed steps in redesigning the map for better user experience.