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Taichung: A Culture Trip to Taipei’s Little Sister

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Devouring street food at Raohe Night Markets, reaching the sky at Taipei 101 or shopping at Ximending – these activities usually spring to mind when one thinks of the land of bubble tea. For good reason, Taiwan’s capital is a fave among many foreign visitors. However, the oft-overlooked Taichung is equally deserving of a spot on the island nation’s must-see list.

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Seeking the Charm of Yesteryear in Jiufen

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To all the world, the mountain town of Jiufen looks as though it has been plucked out of an old Chinese storybook. With red lanterns lining steep alleyways and atmospheric tea houses serving tea in the traditional way, the charm of yesteryear is vividly alive in this former mining town

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Houtong: Welcome to Taiwan’s Cat Village

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“Look! (It’s) Over there!”, I heard an excited voice behind me. It was a boy and he kept pointing her finger to a nearby bush. A few seconds later, a black-white shape leapt out. Its yellow eyes seemed to notice us but showed no interest to interact. After a while, the figure gently walked away, swinging its tail back and forth. That was my first encounter with the citizen of Houtong, a place that is often dubbed as the Cat Village.

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