Author: Judith Villarreal

10 Tips For Dating in Taiwan

As flowery summer dresses and oversized sunglasses come out, it’s the perfect atmosphere for dating. If you happen to find yourself head over heels for a person in Taiwan, then keep these 10 tips in mind as you begin your pursuit. (Consider me your Cupid!)

7 Taiwanese Gift Giving Superstitions and Rules

After a little research and help from my Taiwanese students (they say hello, by the way), I’ve got this whole gift giving business in Taiwan down to a tee. I’m glad I learned these before making a social faux pas á la British minister Lady Kramer. Listen and learn, traveler friends:

Things My Past Self Should Know Before Moving To Taiwan

Before moving to Taiwan, I thought I had it all figured out since previously living in Korea. My smug past self confidently packed a suitcase and prepared for the new adventure. At the time I was quite unaware, of course, that I was being a complete moron in my assumptions about what I needed, didn’t need, and should know about living in Taiwan. If only I could go back in time, I’d leave a letter marked “Urgent” to myself containing these 10 tips.

5 Beautiful Places To Visit Outside Taipei

There is so much more to Taiwan than just Taipei! Most people don’t visit these places because they refuse to leave Taipei City. For those adventurous and curious others, add these 5 beautiful places outside of Taipei City to your list of must-sees.

Safe Asian Destinations For Women

For women who want to experience the beauty and diverse cultures of Asia but weren’t able to convince another gal pal to take the plunge with you, don’t fret. There’s no need to write off your dreams of travel just because you might have to fly and trek solo.

10 Things to do on a Rainy Day in Taiwan

Are there any things in life more comforting than curling up at home with a book while soft rain pitter-patters outside your window? The answer, dear friends, is hell yes. Don’t get me wrong, I love a day snuggled up at home because the rain has barred me indoors, but Taiwan’s rainy season has the tendency to turn many (myself included) into hermits who rarely leave the house.

Taiwan Spring Time Bucket List

Now that spring is in full swing in Taiwan, it’s time to unpack sundresses and sandals. Andy Williams may have sung that winter was the most wonderful time of the year, but that man didn’t live in Taiwan.

The 7 Most Bizarre Beauty Trends From Around The World

As a travel and fashion blogger, I make it my business to know what beauty and fashions trends are red hot in other countries. During my research, I came across fascinating and bizarre beauty trends that other countries have created. I failed to see the appeal in some of them, but others I’m dying to try. These are the top 7 strangest beauty trends I found around the world.