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24 Must-Do’s That Guarantee Your Best Taipei Moments

BY WENDY HUNG We, at Jetset Times, have agreed on several occasions regarding how difficult it is to write about our own cities. Simply because it’s just too darn personal. Although I call many cities “mine” (salut Paris,) my roots and traditions will always stem from Taipei which is carried with boundless pride. After all, not […]

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Best Places For 20-Somethings To Move To

BY NADIA CHO thehappenstanceplace.wordpress.com Well, I’ve finally reached that point in my life which I’ve been dreading for the past 4 years: post-grad. I’ve only ever had one plan for what I would do once I finish college and that is to live abroad. My greatest life ambition at the moment is to find myself […]

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July Founder’s Note: Being American

BY WENDY HUNG Last week, I was at a cocktail event in Taipei. The crowd was international and I loved every minute of mingling. That is, until I found myself in a conversation with the wife of a Northern European politician who lived in Taipei for fourteen years but didn’t speak a lick of Mandarin. […]

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How You Can Save Big Bucks At Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

BY TEAM JST The new Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Taipei has opened with major fanfare including 250 VIPs and the mayor of Taipei City Long-Bin Hau in attendance. In the past few years, luxury hospitality groups have unveiled new locations in Taiwan, just take a look at W Taipei and Le Meridien Taipei all located blocks away from the […]

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Your Jetset Lowdown This Morning

BY TEAM JST 1. Imagine the students of Harvard, Yale, Berkeley, and Stanford coming together to protest a bill that our government passed without telling the general public. That is the essence of the “Sunflower Movement” in Taiwan, 500,000 scholastic students came together to protest against the controversial bill that was passed to allow small businesses […]

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Tour Taipei’s Artisan Seafood Market: Addiction

BY WENDY HUNG Remember in Budapest, we recommended all of you to try Central Market Hall? We’re big fans of mashups between fresh ingredients, localized foods, busy assortments all under one roof. If there’s anything Taipei is known for, it’s the unbeatable fresh seafood. Situated between China and Japan, Taiwan is the perfect location to serve […]

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#PrayForMH370: 14 Powerful Images Of Hope

BY TEAM JST The power of the world coming together. The latest global crisis with Malaysia Airline MH370′s unexpected disappearance in the sky has created heartbreaks and painful anxiety among family and friends of the 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board. Almost immediately after the news broke, Twitter began trending the hashtag #PrayForMH370 urging people […]

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