A Food Tour of Burma Street in Zhonghe, New Taipei City

Burma Street (Mandarin: 緬甸街) goes by many names. Myanmar Street is derived from the country’s official name today, while many still prefer the Southeast Asian nation’s former name, Burma. The actual street in Zhonghe, a crowded district of New Taipei City, is called Huaxin Street (華新街), while the New Taipei City government officially goes with …

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Ximending Food: Best Street Eats, Drinks and Restaurants

Where to eat in Ximending Taipei

Wondering where to eat in Ximending, the funkiest neighborhood in Taipei? You’ve come to the right place! While researching weird things to do in Ximen, I found there were so many awesome Ximending restaurants, street foods, and drinks that they deserve their own guide. Below I’ll cover the best Ximending food, from street eats to …

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25 Awesome (and weird) Things to Do in Ximending Taipei

Things to do in Ximending Taiwan (a Ximending guide)

Step foot in Ximending Taipei and you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve been teleported to Japan. That’s why people call Ximen, officially the “Ximending Youth Shopping District,” the Shinjuku of Taipei. GoogleMaps calls it ‘Ximending Night Market’, but it’s not exactly a night market. (These are Taipei’s proper night markets).   Rather, Ximen is a …

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15 Best Night Markets in Taipei: Everything You Need to Know

Best Taipei night markets

If you are reading this, then I probably don’t have to convince you to include a Taipei night market when making your itinerary for Taipei. You already know that you must! Taipei’s night markets offer the quintessential Taiwanese eating experience and are the embodiment of Taiwanese popular modern culture. Snacking and walking is truly a …

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