The country has cemented its reputation not only as a regional leader on LGBTQ rights, but also an example to much of the world for its successes in combating COVID-19.
The ancient Chinese practice is surprisingly relaxing and healing.
"The main goal of the drills is to make any Chinese communist military mission to invade Taiwan fail."
The best Taiwanese breakfast is oblong, stuffed with any number of tasty things, and wrapped with hot sticky rice.
Chuang Pao-hua teaches students of every walk of life how to cook dishes with 'gu zhao wei,' or old-school flavor.
Everyone handles spice differently. I invented a heat index scale for my restaurant, Han Dynasty, so that people don't send dishes back to the kitchen, one of the biggest cultural insults in China.
In Taiwan, choosing a life in the underground punk and metal scene means going against everything the dominant culture holds dear.
The title track of the Taiwanese rapper's forthcoming mixtape also features backing vocals by Claire Boucher.
Taiwan's luwei involves braising ingredients in a hot broth and then adding spices and sauces to the finished product. While it almost always involves pork or other meat, Vege Creek has found wild success with its pick-your-own vegan version.
Graffiti in Taipei used to be dominated by expats, but that's changing thanks to a new generation of dedicated and talented writers.