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Controversial porn star metro cards sell out in Taiwan

Controversial porn star metro cards sell out in Taiwan

Public opinion is divided over a set of sexy new Taipei metro cards featuring Japanese porn actress Yui Hatano
Taipei’s best beef noodles

Taipei’s best beef noodles

In clear broth? With a dollop of spicy butter? No matter how you eat it, the capital city’s iconic dish is award-worthy
Mystery drive: Tour offers cab rides to who knows where

Mystery drive: Tour offers cab rides to who knows where

In Taiwan, tourists pay to ride along in local cabs, letting fate -- and locals fares -- decide where they'll go and what they'll see
10 things Taiwan does better than anywhere else

10 things Taiwan does better than anywhere else

What place leads the world in free WiFi, soup dumplings and Little League baseball? The same one that has the biggest stockpile of Chinese artifacts
Cute alert: Taiwan panda cub goes on show

Cute alert: Taiwan panda cub goes on show

Adorable -- and bankable -- Yuan Zai makes public debut
Welcome to fantasyland: Taipei Comic Exhibition 2013

Welcome to fantasyland: Taipei Comic Exhibition 2013

Don your pink wigs and schoolgirl uniforms, this year's fair is expected to be bigger than ever
Gallery: 2012 Taipei Pet Show, where it's better to be dog than human

Gallery: 2012 Taipei Pet Show, where it's better to be dog than human

Furry friends get even more attention than usual at this festival of pet pampering in Taiwan
Tutus, tiaras and tiramisu: World's first Barbie Cafe opens

Tutus, tiaras and tiramisu: World's first Barbie Cafe opens

New restaurant serves up waiters trying to look like Ken, waitresses in tutus and tiaras, an odd menu and generous lashings of pink
Taiwan names its 10 top small tourist towns

Taiwan names its 10 top small tourist towns

They're small, they're beautiful, they're the best little towns in Taiwan, as voted by locals and "undercover experts"
Sanxia, Taiwan: A ghostly day trip from Taipei

Sanxia, Taiwan: A ghostly day trip from Taipei

Coffins and pig blood cakes, temples and treats; this small Taiwanese town puts the "ooh" into ghoulish
Gallery: The cutest cats in Taiwan

Gallery: The cutest cats in Taiwan

Stray cats are turning a defunct Taiwanese mining town into a tourist attraction
Photo gallery: 2010 New Year's fireworks celebrations

Photo gallery: 2010 New Year's fireworks celebrations

Some incredible firework displays rang in the new year around the region
45 Taiwanese foods we can't live without

45 Taiwanese foods we can't live without

From mountains of flavored shaved ice to chicken cutlets as big as your face, Taiwanese eating always comes with superlatives
25 best foods for summer

25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
Jay Chou's travel opus

Jay Chou's travel opus

The ageless Taiwanese golden boy has had hit songs, movies and even restaurants. But we wanted to find out if he knows how to travel like a pro
CNNGo TV in Taipei: The secret side of the city

CNNGo TV in Taipei: The secret side of the city

A military-base-turned-lifestyle-cafe, a hidden tunnel under a five-star hotel and more, unveiled in this episode of CNNGo TV
Insider Guide: Best of Taipei

Insider Guide: Best of Taipei

Rivers, mountains, valleys and beaches make the City of Azaleas beautiful, but it's the bright lights and nonstop tempo that make it an undiscovered treasure
Rainbow hospitality: 12 top LGBT-friendly hotels in Taiwan

Rainbow hospitality: 12 top LGBT-friendly hotels in Taiwan

Netizens vote for Taiwan's most progressive hotels
Where can you drink the world's best cocktails?

Where can you drink the world's best cocktails?

London, New York, Paris? Nope: the planet’s premier bartenders ply their trade in Asia-Pacific
iReport: What to do in Taipei?

iReport: What to do in Taipei?

From photogenic spots to a top restaurant, our iReporters share their favorite memories of Taipei
6 best day trips from Taipei

6 best day trips from Taipei

A Buddhist amusement park, hot springs, Wade-Giles trivia and tons of markets, all near Taipei
Is this the inventor of bubble tea?

Is this the inventor of bubble tea?

In 1988, a dull meeting prompted Lin Hsiu Hui to pour her tapioca dessert into her tea. Asian snacking has never been the same since
8 kid-themed hotel suites around the world

8 kid-themed hotel suites around the world

Warning: Showing this article to your kids may induce hissy fits
Be a Taipei Sweet Potato Mama for a day

Be a Taipei Sweet Potato Mama for a day

A new volunteer vacation allows visitors to experience the best thing in Taiwan -- its hardworking people
War stories and exotic food in Taipei’s Little Burma

War stories and exotic food in Taipei’s Little Burma

Orange-robed Buddhist monks, war veterans and fish noodle soup make up Myanmar's corner of Taiwan
The modern face of old Kaohsiung

The modern face of old Kaohsiung

Art, food, river cruises and bamboo bathtubs; Kaohsiung in Taiwan is a mishmash of culture and commerce
Street food foray into Taiwan's night markets

Street food foray into Taiwan's night markets

The 10 best dishes from Taiwan's night markets -- made to make your mouth water