The ultimate hotel guide to Taipei

The Taiwanese capital runs the full gamut of hotel options, from stylish digs in the heart of the city to sleek spa retreats tucked away in the mountains.

A city guide to Taipei, Taiwan's culinary capital

From the city’s night markets to its Michelin-starred restaurants, influences from China, Japan and beyond come together to create a cuisine that’s distinctly Taiwanese.

Taipei: The only way is up

Taipei, the capital of China’s ‘Renegade Republic’, is carving out a niche for itself as one of Asia’s most alluring capitals — a place where night markets and museums of ancient Chinese art sit alongside innovative restaurants, boutique hotels and a rapidly evolving nightlife

How Cats Revived this Ex-Coal Town's Economy

Discover how cats have revived fortunes in this once major coal mining centre in Taiwan, and is now known as "Cat Village".

Eat: Taiwan

With a rich natural larder and the best night market scene in the world, Taiwan is hotly tipped as one of the world's culinary capitals. Think coal-roasted squid, slow-braised pork buns and beef noodles.

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