Having spent centuries shrouded in mystery, Taipei has emerged as a global incubator for technology, design and cuisine. Even so, the Taiwanese capital still has plenty of surprises for those willing to explore.
America’s premier improv comedy school is yukking it up in Japan. Will the jokes translate?
Born into wealth and privilege in her native Italy, Carla Bruni went on to become a supermodel, chart-topping singer and the First Lady of France. Now she is taking her musical act back on the road with a trio of North American concerts—even if she would prefer to be curled up at home with a book.
Julian Fellowes has gone from being a reasonably accomplished actor to an Oscar-winning screenwriter to the creator of one of the world’s most successful television dramas. Now in its fourth season, “Downton Abbey” is more popular than ever, despite the intrusion of assault, class conflict and a poorly timed death.