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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.

2019/12/11 | Pingtung County Government

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 | 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.

2019/11/28 | Pingtung County Government

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 | 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.

2019/11/06 | Pingtung County Government

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!

2019/09/25 | TNL Staff

What's Coming to Netflix Taiwan in October 2019

Here's a sneak peek of what's coming to Netflix Taiwan in October 2019.

2019/09/24 | TNL Staff

2019 Taiwan Pride: Taipei's LGBT Hotspots

In May 2019, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, which makes this year’s pride month all the more meaningful for the LGBT community. You can join the annual pride parade in Taipei on 10/26, with the parade route starting at the Taipei City Hall plaza and ending in front of the Presidential Office Building. If you’re planning to celebrate pride (and halloween!) in Taipei, follow our Taipei Pride Map to experience what Taipei has to offer for the LGBT community.