Turning the Old into Something New: Cultural Centers

Last Updated on March 02, 2019

Wandering around Taiwan, you’ll eventually come across something known as a cultural creative park or cultural creative center. These sites are often old businesses that have been transformed into creative spaces. I had an opportunity to check out one of…

Such Great Heights

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Growing up, I remember learning that Taipei 101 (臺北101 / tai bei yi ling yi) was the tallest building in the world. Though this, of course, changed with the construction of Burj Khalifa in 2010, I still don’t think I was quite…

Tea Shopping at Taipei’s Oldest Tea Shop

Last Updated on December 25, 2018

My friends jokingly (and lovingly) call me a tea snob. I have tea for months stockpiled at this point and enjoy concocting my own boba drinks for friends. It’s no surprise that one place I have to drop by each…