Whodunnit?! Solve Mysteries at the Murder Ink BookstoreYongkang District - 6 Urban Contemporary Stores Worth VisitingYongkang Street - 6 Delectable Local Flavors to DiscoverLiterary Taipei: Five Edens for Bookworms Near Yongkang District

Whodunnit?! Solve Mysteries at the Murder Ink Bookstore

Whodunnit?! Solve Mysteries at the Murder Ink Bookstore

Despite its bone-chilling name, Murder Ink is an intriguing and relaxing place where you can get a cup of coffee and transport yourself into the middle of an old spy novel. Located in Dadaocheng, an area known more for its... more

by in arts-films on 06/25/2014
Yongkang District - 6 Urban Contemporary Stores Worth Visiting

Yongkang District – 6 Urban Contemporary Stores Worth Visiting

Anyone who has ever visited the back alleys of the renowned Shi-da night market knows a thing or two about the SOHO-esque contemporary fashion boutique just across the street. For a time-eroded city block heavy with century-old brick buildings, the... more

by in shopping-style on 06/04/2014
Yongkang Street - 6 Delectable Local Flavors to Discover

Yongkang Street – 6 Delectable Local Flavors to Discover

Tired of waiting for a seat at Din Tai Fung? Since we've already covered Why Din Tai Fung is Important as well as their unique Black Truffle Dumplings, save a few bucks and dine on some of the best Taiwanese and Taiwanese-inspired dishes... more

by in eat-drink on 05/31/2014
Literary Taipei: Five Edens for Bookworms Near Yongkang District

Literary Taipei: Five Edens for Bookworms Near Yongkang District

If you have ever experienced writer’s block, or are in desperate need of an urban getaway to catch a few moments of tranquility surrounded by an aromatic and sophisticated ambiance, read further to find out about five havens that will... more

by in shopping-style on 05/22/2014
IKEA House: Your Dream Home for a Day

IKEA House: Your Dream Home for a Day

Upon entering IKEA, one is often overcome by an inexplicable feeling of both joy and sorrow. It’s as if you have happened into the dream home you never knew you needed. You could spend the rest of your life evening on... more

by in things-to-do on 05/13/2014
Top 5 Celebrity Hotels in Taipei

Top 5 Celebrity Hotels in Taipei

Celebrities — they're just like us. They need food, water, and sleep. So where can they get all three when they are jet-setting all over the world to promote their latest film, single, book or themselves? Hotels. If you want... more

by in places-to-stay on 04/26/2014
A Guide: The Best Art Markets in Taipei

A Guide: The Best Art Markets in Taipei

Hidden beneath the skyscrapers and department stores of the city is a little-known but well-established treasure trove of artistic talent and creation. Every weekend, budding artists and designers flock to local art markets to share their latest creations, while locals... more

by in shopping-style on 04/06/2014
The Real Star of Luc Besson's <i>Lucy</i> Trailer: Taipei City

The Real Star of Luc Besson’s Lucy Trailer: Taipei City

Remember last year when Scarlett Johansson was spotted in Taipei filming a Luc Besson film called Lucy? Well, the trailer is finally here, and besides Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, the third star of the film we are really glad... more

by in expat-life on 04/04/2014