A night view of Taipei, featuring Taipei

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A night view of Taipei, featuring Taipei 101

A day view of Taipei, featuring Taipei

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A day view of Taipei, featuring Taipei 101

Kaohsiung High Speed Rail station

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Kaohsiung High Speed Rail station

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung

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National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung

Mu Tsuen Spring, Tainan

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Mu Tsuen Spring, Tainan

Tianlai Spring Resort, Taipei

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Tianlai Spring Resort, Taipei

Bailan Village, Hsinchu

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Bailan Village, Hsinchu

An hour from Taipei, Longdong (Dragon’s Cave) is northern Taiwan’s premier technical climbing destination.

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An hour from Taipei, Longdong (Dragon’s Cave) is northern Taiwan’s premier technical climbing destination.

The Holy Ridge snow trail


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The Holy Ridge is a trail that skirts thousand-metre drops for 15km between Taiwan’s second highest peak, Snow Mountain (3,886m), and Dabajian Mountain (3,490m).

North Nanao River

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North Nanao River offers extreme, class 4-5 white-water rafting through the intensely rugged canyons of southern Yilan County on Taiwan’s east coast.

Locally designed Taiwanese products

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Locally designed Taiwanese products photographed inside Villa 32 Hotel and Spa, Taipei

Artist Rahic Talif, Dulan Sugar Factory, Dulan

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Artist Rahic Talif, Dulan Sugar Factory, Dulan

Poet Tong Yali (above left) and sound artist Wang Yujun (above right), Treasure Hill Artists Village, Taipei

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Poet Tong Yali (above left) and sound artist Wang Yujun (above right), Treasure Hill Artists Village, Taipei

Boutique Owner Joy Hong, The Red House, Taipei

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Boutique Owner Joy Hong, The Red House, Taipei

Product Designer Tseng Yung-Ling, Stock 20, Taichung

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Product Designer Tseng Yung-Ling, Stock 20, Taichung

Architect JM Lin, Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Taipei

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Architect JM Lin, Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Taipei

Artist Liang Jen-hung, Pier-2, Kaohsiung

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Artist Liang Jen-hung, Pier-2, Kaohsiung

Toyo Ito's Metropolitan Opera House, Taichung

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Toyo Ito's Metropolitan Opera House, Taichung

Film Director Wei Te-Sheng

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Film Director Wei Te-Sheng

Film Director Tsai Ming-liang

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Film Director Tsai Ming-liang

Film Director Leon Dai

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Film Director Leon Dai

Melina Keays is the entertaining director of Wallpaper*. She has been part of the brand since the magazine’s launch in 1996, and is responsible for entertaining content across the print and digital platforms, and for Wallpaper’s creative agency Bespoke. A native Londoner, Melina takes inspiration from the whole spectrum of art and design – including film, literature, and fashion. Her work for the brand involves curating content, writing, and creative direction – conceiving luxury interior landscapes with a focus on food, drinks, and entertaining in all its forms