Tag: Taiwan

What the Duck is Up With Taiwan’s Yellow Duck?

Taiwan’s Yellow Duck (as it is called in Taiwan) is an 18 meter-tall (59 feet) replica of a classic rubber ducky that looks like the one you might have played with in the bathtub as a kid. It inflates and floats in the harbor of big cities and creates crowding and mass hysteria.

Teaching Abroad And Reaching Out

When we live in our hometown for too long we can reach a certain level of ‘stuckness’. We go to the same places, do the same things each weekend and don’t make much effort to meet new people because of our existing group of friends. We feel that we have enough friends, so why should…
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Interview with Dan and Casey: American Teachers Teaching in Taiwan

Meet Dan and Casey, two high school sweethearts who got hitched and decided on a blissful married life of travel and teaching. These two little lovebirds hail from North Carolina and really have the travel bug! Read on to hear how much they love teaching in Taiwan.

Interview With Zach And Shay: Teaching English in Taipei

This month we talk to a young couple about their time teaching English in Taipei. Zach and Shay are high school sweethearts who made the move to Taiwan from Chicago. Read on to hear about their unique and interesting insights into Taiwanese culture and their observations on life in Taiwan.

Interview with Katy Lucid: an American Teacher in Taipei, Taiwan

Interview with Katie Lucid, an American Teacher in Taipei, Taiwan. She moved from New York to Taipei with a years stay in China. She teaches buxiban and has visited many places in Taiwan.

Interview with Brooke O’Brien, an American Teacher in Taipei, Taiwan

Hailing from the Midwest, Brooke O’Brien decided to make the leap across the proverbial pond to begin her teaching adventures in Taipei in July 2012. Read on to read about her thoughts on teaching English in Taiwan, and what she likes best about her home on the beautiful Isla Formosa.

British Cartographer Tom Rook Draws One-of-a-Kind Map of Taipei City

British Cartographer Tom Rook’s hand-drawn map of Taipei is printed on high quality photo paper with a protective coating. It’s a one -of-a-kind souvenir for map lovers and lovers of Taiwan.

Ten Online Resources for Learning Chinese

Learning Chinese is hard. While nothing substitutes learning in a formal class, these links will help you so that you can become conversant in Chinese.