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Jetset Lowdown April 2014

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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11 Trendy Nail Art Designs From Taipei’s Best Salon

BY WENDY HUNG Hate to break the news! The newest trend in fashion these days are no longer Chanel’s quilted handbags. As the prices keep soaring, not one girl with a regular 9-5 salary is able to afford a $3,000 accessory (hello, Rent the Runway!) So nail art in gel has been the new fashion statement, […]

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How To Get Free Wi-Fi 24/7 During Your Entire Trip In Taiwan!

BY TEAM JST There’s nowhere else in the world offering this savvy and convenient service! The best part is, this will cost you nothing! Not a dime. Last year, Taiwan was the first destination in the world to provide absolutely free access to wireless internet for travelers. iTaiwan (aka: “government indoor public area free wi-fi access”) […]

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Last Day Of CNY! 19 Jaw-Dropping Lantern Festival Photos

BY WENDY HUNG This year’s Valentine’s Day also marks the date of the Lantern Festival in Taiwan. As a Taiwanese, this is one celebration which I carry with enormous pride as it’s simply oh-so-pretty! Sure, lion dances and firecrackers in my grandparents’ old city certainly represented all the joy and love about Chinese New Year. But […]

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8 Reasons Why We Love Chinese New Year!

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year, begins this Friday, January 31. The entire celebration lasts for 15 days, and is filled with food, traditions (and superstitions), firecrackers, and excitement. Here are just a few of the reasons we love CNY! 1.Red Everywhere Red is the color of Chinese New Year, […]

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