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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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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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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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