A smiling paradise with amazing street food and hospitable people.
How I See Taipei
Taipei is full of limitless options. It's a gorgeous city with amazing food and culture, and filled with people eager to mix and mingle. Get yourself ready, and embrace the modern cosmopolitan metropolis.
Know Before You Go
Toast to the bright lights of a sprawling Taipei skyline from the 31st floor of W Taipei.
Learn the slang from the city.
5Beer is one of the most zan drinks served at W Taipei
Neighborhoods to Explore
Taipei is the densest and modern city in Taiwan. These are three of my favorite neighborhoods, full of things to do and people to meet.
1. Da Tung District
This area was a trading port and now hosts the most popular retail shops. It's also a focal point during the Chinese New Year celebration.
2. Wan Hua District
Here you'll find historic and iconic buildings. It's also a flourishing creative scene for younger generations.
3. Zhongshan District
This district is a hotspot for hipsters on the hunt for munchies or drinking dens.
10 Zhongxiao East Road Sec. 5
Ultimate Access to Taipei
2F, No. 47, Sec. 1, Zhongshan N. Rd
Be amazed by its creative cocktails inspired by Taiwanese culture and spirit along with a variety of local bites, you shouldn’t miss this secret place to indulge in night of Taipei city.
Mingseng West Rd
Fuel the day by biking along the Tamsui River. Bicycles are easily accessible at bike rental stations and can be rented simply with an Easy Travel Card.
Ln. 96, Kunming St
Ximending is a hot shopping district. Kunming Street, in particular, is a creative center point where artists show off their imagination on the Cinema Park Graffiti Wall.
No. 4, Ln. 17, Chifeng St
Xiaoqi+G carries imported goods from Japan ranging from home goods to fashion apparel and accessories. It's a one-stop-shop.
Your home base to discover Taipei's most exciting attractions.
Spotted in Taipei
Take a ride with longboard skater girl Hyojoo Ko as she weaves through the streets of Taipei.
No. 174, Section 2, Dunhua S. Rd
Longtail is a neighborhood gathering place that embodies the sophisticated yet relaxed Taipei lifestyle with great food and drinks.
No. 32, Lane 253, Section 1, Fuxing S. Rd
Anything can happen at Uranium, a trendy café that combines art, creativity, and lifestyle.
No. 6, Ln. 238, Sec. 1, Dunhua S. Rd
One of the most popular tailors in Taipei, Styder offers suits with high quality materials and delicate craftsmanship.
Breeze Nanshan B2
HiWalk is a well known Taiwanese handmade egg rolls brand that is super popular among locals.