Taking over Bliss: Interview with Travis Bannert

annert, 29, is from Edmonton, Canada. He came to Taiwan two years ago, “to get away, see Asia, similar to the situation of a lot of people here,” he says. In Canada, he was an investment banker, and “didn’t want to push paper anymore,” and managed promotion for a nightclub. In Taiwan, he taught English in Taipei County for a year. Three months ago, he and a friend took over the lease for Bliss, a popular pub and live music venue in Taipei.

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