All posts filed under: Taipei / 來台北玩

The Best Hair Salon in Taipei: Where to Get a Haircut and Balayage in Taipei

You know how I always complain about how the number one question I get when visitors – especially of the ABC variety – come back for the holidays or for extended visits is: “Where should I party in Taipei?” and then I wrote a post about it? I lied – the number one question I get asked […]


Four Really Delicious Things I Ate at Yiamas Greeka Taverna

tl;dr: Reasonably-priced comfort food in Taipei’s city centre. A smattering of Greek-ish dishes (it’s Taiwan, so everything is adjusted for the local palate) such as moussaka, souvlaki and gyros. Meat-lovers will appreciate their famed lemon chicken and lamb chops. Mains range from 300-500. Also on rotation: hearty American comfort food like nachos (on their secret menu, which you […]

Taipei Nightlife Guide (Updated for 2017)

Taipei nightlife has this devil-may-care, nonchalant vibe, and it’s something I look forward to returning back to, no matter how far I’ve wandered afield. I wouldn’t call it varied; I wouldn’t call it sophisticated, but whether I’ve been in Stockholm, Dubai, or Hong Kong; seeing the neon glow of Taipei at night is not just fun, […]

Must-see Taiwanese, Chinese and Hong Kong Films

I just discovered East Asian cinema (sadly, this is not an exaggeration), and since then I’ve been rippin’ through movies – and my kitting has benefitted – like madwoman. I’m ashamed to say that prior to these past half-year, the only Chinese-language film I’d watched was 那些年,我們一起追的女孩 (You Are the Apple of my Eye). 超丟臉. Rough Translation: FUCKIN’ […]