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'''[[Taipei]]''' is the provisional capital of the ''Republic of China'', otherwise known as [[Taiwan]].  Located in the northern part of the island in a basin between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains, it is a confident city of about 2.5 million inhabitants (about 7 million including suburbs).  Characterized by great food, friendly people and safe streets, Taipei is a fascinating place to visit and live. <small>([[Taipei|more...]])</small>
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Taipei is the provisional capital of the Republic of China, otherwise known as Taiwan. Located in the northern part of the island in a basin between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains, it is a confident city of about 2.5 million inhabitants (about 7 million including suburbs). Characterized by great food, friendly people and safe streets, Taipei is a fascinating place to visit and live. (more...)

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Panmunjeom, a unique living relic of the Cold War era, is a small village in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. A million men stand guard here at the final battle front of the Korean War — which, in legal theory, still continues today — but visitors who plan ahead and are willing to sign a legal waiver can still visit. (more...)

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