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2018/05/20 | James Grant
OPINION: For All Its Wonders, Why Is Taiwan Still So Obscure?
A personal narrative of how one expat learned to love the sweet potato-shaped island.
2018/05/16 | Maureen Welscher
Rianne's Story: Finding Unconditional Love
Rianne, 20, first traveled from the Netherlands to Taiwan to meet her biological family face-to-face in 2016. She had already established Facebook contact for a couple of years, leading to a feeling of genuine kinship.
2018/05/16 | Maureen Welscher
Emma's Story: Surprising Encounters, Painful Departures
Emma, 27, now sees Taiwan as her second home. At the age of 20 she visited for the first time and since then she has returned every year.
2018/05/11 | James Baron
Moroccan Chef Brings Taste of Marrakesh to Taipei
A Moroccan native makes his way in Taipei by making mouths water.
2018/05/04 | Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan Protests Ignite Calls for Centralized Labor, Fire Safety Regulations
In the aftermath of Saturday’s Chin Poon fire, workers’ rights and firefighter’s groups are demanding a streamlined approach to safety at industrial sites – and are calling on Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor to step up.
2018/05/04 | Atlas Obscura
Inside Indonesia's Visionary Chicken Church
A peek inside Java's Gereja Ayam, a devoted man's enduring contribution to folk architecture.
2018/04/30 | Olivia Contini
Breakfasting in the Past at Taipei's Cisheng Temple
Some of Taipei's more esoteric food traditions are quickly disappearing, but the temple and surrounds offer an unmissable opportunity to slurp braised intestines and other old school treats.
2018/04/27 | Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan Labor Ministry's Brokerage Evaluation Sparks Concern
The labor agency's yearly assessment of migrant worker broker firms is underway, but a recent protest has renewed sentiments that the brokerage system is unethical by design.
2018/04/20 | Olivia Contini
Guangzhou's 'Food Bus' Offers Travelers a Taste of Town
Fifteen famous restaurants in China's southern city are connected by a new bus route.