What suits you? Taiwan or China? Read about the differences between both countries. While both countries have similarities, they can vary in lifestyles.
Moving from a Western country to an Asian one can bring with it real culture shock. Here a few regularities that those of us living in Asia may have already gotten used to.
Ah! The joys of free time! A year ago, I was a busy beaver. There was so much to do back then; documents after documents needed to be filled, apostilled, signed- a long list of tasks needed to get done.
Making your schedule work for you while living abroad is crucial to life abroad. It’s important to manage your time to take advantage of all possibilities Although a year sounds like a long time, it flies by before you can even realize it. Being in a new country and missing out on everything it has…
Cultural challenges will happen whilst you’re abroad, you will get lost, something in your apartment will break, or someone will laugh at you for pronouncing something wrong in another language.
An aboriginal new year celebration is a unique and wonderful experience that I have had the privilege of taking part in. It would be amiss to say Western New Year celebrations are far and few between in Taiwan.
Planning a trip well is essential for any teacher that gets granted a long national holiday such as Chinese New Year or paid vacation time. The first week of winter camp is complete. Five more days and I’ll be screaming out, FREEDOM!
The final Weekend in Taipei series is going to leave with a section on Nightlife. Being one of the large modern cities in Asia Taipei offers much in the realm of nightlife. So much so that it deserves its own section. There are a variety of activities that fall under the umbrella of nightlife in Taipei.