New Taipei City

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The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Jiufen & Shifen in Taiwan

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Jiufen & Shifen in Taiwan

There's a character to this preserved mountain town that's unlike any we experienced in Taiwan. It's a character you can appreciate in its architecture, its tight alleyways, and of course, in its food. If you're looking to visit Shifen and Jiufen on your next trip to Taipei, then I hope this guide can help you plan your trip.
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12 Night Markets and Food Streets to Visit in Taiwan

12 Night Markets and Food Streets to Visit in Taiwan

When I think of Taiwan, I can't help but think of night markets. They're synonymous with the country and an integral part of Taiwanese culture. Ren and I travel for food so we can't visit this island without going to at least one night market. And it doesn't matter if it's our first or fifteenth trip either. Our Taiwanese experience would never be complete without it.
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Taiwanese Food Guide: 57 Things to Eat in Taiwan and Where to Try Them

Taiwanese Food Guide: 57 Things to Eat in Taiwan and Where to Try Them

We spent a full two weeks eating our way through Taiwan and it's many night markets. We visited Taichung, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Hualien, Tamsui, Jiufen, and Taipei. We tried as many dishes as we could and in the process reconfirmed what we had gotten a taste of almost four years ago – Taiwan is a magnetic country with a rich, vibrant, and storied food culture.
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