Tag: Taiwan

Meeting Friends Abroad: Taiwan Edition

Meeting friends abroad can sometimes be difficult at first. Leaving home is tough for anybody, let alone leaving your country to live somewhere completely different from anything you’ve ever known.

10 Foods in Taiwan That Aren’t in Travel Guides

Here you will find 10 foods in Taiwan that you will not find in your everyday travel guide. Taiwan is famed for its food, and they truly are a food culture. You can walk the streets and find everything from the regular to the extreme. Take a look at these 10 foods in Taiwan that are not your average delicacy.

Relationships Abroad

Relationships abroad come in all shapes and sizes. It’s important to find ways to keep some of your routines from home while you’re abroad, but you should also be willing to accept something foreign, new, and outside your comfort zone.

A Checklist for Leaving Taiwan

Having a checklist for leaving Taiwan is certainly a good idea, something I found out recently as I had to depart this wonderful island. Someday you might do the unthinkable—it creeps up on you if you leave in a year, it’s in the back of your mind after two, and it seems like a lifetime if it’s up to five, but eventually, you might leave Taiwan.

Working for a Hess Franchise

Working for a Hess franchise has been an amazing experience, one that would have been quite different had I gone with a Hess head office position. My recruiter informed me that franchise positions are quite different to head office positions, and they couldn’t have been more correct.

RTT Event Recap: Asian Fusion Night

For our latest RTT event we took our teachers for an Asian fusion night in Taipei, Taiwan. We wanted to bring our teachers together for a nice sit-down meal where we can all really chat and catch up.

Convenience of Taiwan

The convenience of Taiwan is something that is commented on by many that travel and live here. The backbone to this is how well designed and efficient the transportation services are on this small island, something that really came in handy on a recent trip I took to Taichung.

Surviving Mandarin

Surviving mandarin in places like Taiwan and China can be a real challenge for a foreigner so learning the basics is key. There are plenty of resources that teach basic Chinese words and phrases for visiting a place like China or Taiwan.