Tag: Taiwan

A Weekend in Taipei: Cultural

A weekend in Taipei can take you in many different kinds of directions. Last week we explored the more adventurous side to this city. This week we are going to delve into the many cultural activities that can sate the thirst of the most hungriest of culture vultures.

A Weekend in Taipei: Adventurous and Active

A weekend in Taipei can be spent doing many different kinds of activities. Taipei is one of the most modern cities in Asia and attracts an average of 3 million tourists a year with it’s great food scene, night markets, contemporary-yet-traditional architecture and design, and natural beauty.

Visiting a Doctor in Taiwan

Visiting a doctor in Taiwan is quite different to what we are used to at home. Before going in depth about the doctors in Taiwan, something needs to be said first. Taiwan has one of the best national healthcare systems I’ve experienced, especially coming from America.

Classroom Games

Classroom games are an essential part of the ESL classroom. You can engage students by telling a captivating story, explaining concepts in a way all students can understand, or simply creating a dialogue amongst students, even in the simplest of ways. Another way to get students attention is to play some fun and creative games.

Sports in Taiwan

There are many sports in Taiwan that you can get involved in. As a country that heavily focuses on education over sports, which can be a hard concept to grasp for my fellow Americans, but children often do not participate in organized sports like we may be used to. Despite this fact, however, there are still many ways to play sports and find ways to stay active in Taiwan.

Keeping Your Cool

Keeping your cool as a teacher is something we all have to do. As teachers, we have all had those moments of complete frustration. You already have had a rough day, your students are having difficulty focusing, and you’re starting to lose your cool. At these points, it’s even more important to remember, stay calm and keep teaching on.

Taipei Day Trips: Sun Moon Lake – Part 2

Sun Moon Lake is a must visit landmark in Taiwan that pulls in many visitors every year. The location is easy to access from Taipei and navigating your way round is made simple. Our Taiwan travel writer Vadim brings you the second part of his journey below.

Taipei Day Trips: Sun Moon Lake

Sun Moon Lake is easily accessible from Taipei, despite people saying that it just isn’t feasible. People will tell you that it will be too rushed, you will be too tired, and it just won’t be worth it. Well, if you’re willing to spend a little bit more money and wake up early, it’s completely possible.