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Taipei’s Harajuku

The “Harajuku” of Taipei, this pedestrian shopping haven is one of the city’s culture centres, hosting a massive variety of fashion clothing shops, eclectic restaurants, clubs, and bars. Located just west of Taipei Main Station in the historic Wanhua District, Ximending was founded during the Japanese colonisation era as a recreation district, and today has grown into a cultural ...

Popular Memorial Destination for Tourists in Taipei

The most prominent historical landmark in Taiwan, the CKS Memorial Hall was erected in honor and memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, the former President of the Republic of China, and was opened in 1980 as part of a national park and gathering area. The name of the square is officially Liberty Square (自由廣場), as seen above the front gate, however the name change was politically motivated and m...

Taipei Most Largest Night Market

The Shilin Night Market in Taipei is one of the largest, most popular night markets in Taiwan with regard to food, and also one of the most popular points of Taipei’s night life among visitors. Located in Taipei’s Shilin District, a mere 70 metres from MRT Jiantan Station between Dadong Rd, Danan Rd, Wenlin Rd, and Jihe Rd. The maze of alleyways is filled with a variety of local, traditional...

East Metro Underground Shopping Street in Taipei

Taipei East Metro Underground Shopping Street starts from the Bannan Subway Line’s Jhongxiaofusing Station all the way to Jhongxiaodunhua Station. Totalling 725 metres long, this boulevard provides you with a different shopping experience. 35 shops in all, varying from CD stores, fashion outlets, restaurants, convenience stores and etc, compared to the department stores above ground level, t...

Michelin Star Restaurants Origins from Taipei

Taipei is one of the most eating­-obsessed cities in the world. It is renowned for its night markets — evening bazaars chock­-full of food vendors — that stretch into the wee hours of the morning. Street food is an integral part of the culture in Taiwan’s capital, and it can be found in virtually every neighborhood. The island has its own distinct type of cuisine, built by waves of immigrant...

Taipei Largest Clothing Wholesale Market

WuFenPu (五分埔), the largest garment wholesale market in TaiPei (台北). It’s somthing similar to Bangkok’s Chatukchak. Up to 1,000 shops selling huge variety of products like clothes, bags, shoes, jewelry, accessories, etc with reasonable price range. For those who likes trendy and creative fashions, WuFenPu will be a place that you won’t want to miss. It opens daily from around 1100 to 22...

The Famous Food Night Market in Taipei

Taipei is famous of night markets, these night markets are something similar with Malaysia’s pasar malam. No matter what the Taiwanese do, they always will visit the night market for sure. If you are planning to travel to Taipei. Check out Rao He night market for lots of varieties of foods. Rao He Night Market is the oldest night market in Taipei and it is famous of many types of foods. This...

Remote and Luxurious Hideways in Asia

Often travelers seek the same tried and tested locations, and getting away means sharing a hotspot with thousands of other tourists. But the alternative – going off the beaten track – can be far more rewarding. The recent agoda Travel and Tech Study found that 54% of Malaysians like to travel to lesser known destinations. agoda’s Global Director for Brand and Communications, Andrew Edwards, explai...

Luxury for the wise, not the wealthy at Taipei

Artyzen Hospitality Group, the company responsible for bringing innovative hotel brands to Asia, celebrates the opening of the inaugural citizenM hotel in Asia.  Located in Taiwan’s cosmopolitan capital directly opposite the city’s historical site, North Gate, citizenM Taipei North Gate is within short walking distance to both Taipei Main Station and the Airport Express terminal, which offers an e...

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