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UDN, Taiwan. (Photo credit: Digital Journal)

A Look At Publications Around The World Reacting To Charlie Hebdo

BY TEAM JST Tragedy occurred yesterday in Paris, leaving the whole world now mourning for the loss of victims from the horrific gun shooting. The target was Charlie Hebdo, a non-conformist, extremely left-wing, satirical weekly newspaper which often depicts Prophet Muhammad in a mocking manner. Let’s not forget that Prophet Muhammad’s image is so sacred that it’s […]

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Taiwan Tips & Tricks: Every FYI You Need To Know

BY WENDY HUNG Home of night markets, delectable street food, and Taipei 101; Taiwan is full of things to see and must-do’s. Just in case you’re too lazy to flip through a guidebook, here’s a quick rundown of etiquette, Wifi info, cash exchange, SIM cards, walking tours…and more! 5 things to avoid: Don’t wear shoes inside someone’s home. […]

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Italian gelatos are to die for. Eating them on a daily basis during your trip to any city in Italy is an absolute routine. There's not a better treat on a lovely summer day! (Photo credit: Flickr/Derek Key)

9 International Foods That Dominated Your Feed In 2014

BY TEAM JST 2014 was the year of snapping photos of your food before touching it with your lips. Sure, all of us love to show off about the exotic cuisines we devour on the road. From vintage wines in Europe to a never-before-seen appetizer which can only be found off the coast of a […]

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10 Travel Trends To Look Out For In 2015

BY TEAM JST In 2014, we saw some major travel trends. People flocked to cutting edge cities such as Budapest while the rise of navigation apps made travelers’ lives much easier to maneuver in foreign countries. 2015 will, nonetheless, be another year setting new ways to travel. Here is a list of trends that we predict […]

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Flying From Houston To Taipei Will Be Hassel Free Thanks To EVA

BY JST NEWS No more layovers! Starting on June 19, 2015, Taiwanese airline EVA Air will begin non-stop flights between Taipei and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). The airline will start the new service with three flights a week and increase frequency to four on July 1, 2015. The route will give travelers heading from […]

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Beef noodle soup (牛肉麵): It instantly becomes everyone's favorite dish in Taiwan as it also has its own festival. Chunky beef shanks braised in noodle soup. Yum! (Photo credit: Flickr/Blowing Puffer Fish)

50 Foods In Taipei You Need To Eat…Or At Least Try

BY WENDY HUNG Bet you didn’t know, Taiwan is a traveling foodie’s culinary paradise! When you’re preparing for a trip, it’s easy to expect the type of food you’re about to devour when heading to countries such as: France, China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Thailand or even the U.S. We’ve been conditioned to identify cultures around the […]

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Gold and noir are best friends this winter. Period.

11 Glam Nail-Art Trends This Winter, According To A Taipei Nail Salon

BY WENDY HUNG Back in March, JST introduced you to a lovely nail salon in Taipei – a must-stop if you’re a female traveler wanting to dive right into local fashion culture. Today’s nail art can look brazenly bejeweled but so out of this world that typing or doing adventurous activities become close to impossible. Tucked inside the […]

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