Tainan: The Descending Flight, Local Currency in Coins, Local Taiwanese Beer, Junk Motorbikes, Chinese Street Lanterns, Monkey Shisha Bar and Feeding Stray Kittens.Taichung: The City & Hiking.Puli: The Motorbike Drive from Taichung, Paragliding, and the Township.Kaohsiung: A Piece of the City, One of the Numerous Claw Arcade Machines and Monuments En Route from Tainan. Taipei: The City Meets the Mountains and Taipei Away from the Lights and Flash.
Taipei: During my several months of living in Taiwan I ventured in Taipei twice for the weekend. The first time was to see my mother who was visiting me from Singapore, the second was to see about a girl. I didn’t explore that much of Taipei because to be honest I was all but done with big cities. I’ve come to the point in my life where big skyscrapers, fancy bars and restaurants, and big chains of hotels and fast […]
Teaching in Taiwan: So far in my time in Taiwan I have taught first at an international American high school in Tainan in the south of Taiwan and then at a private secondary school in Taichung in the center of Taiwan. My time at the former was fantastic, my time at the latter was an absolute nightmare and one of the worst experiences of my life. Pro: For the most part, I absolutely loved my coworkers at both schools and […]
Tainan: I came to Tainan, Taiwan to work at an international American high school. I had grown tried of living in Vietnam despite having a high quality of life but things like pollution, communism, and the treatment of people, the environment, and animals pushed me to leave and find a new adventure. Random Facts About Living in Taiwan: 1. Every receipt is a lottery ticket with 8 digits printed on the top. The lottery is every two months countrywide. 2. […]
Tokyo was my last stop for my Japan trip and I had some reservations about going. I was growing tired of big cities, debating an over-packed itinerary, and was worried about being overwhelmed by a city even bigger than my old home of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. So, I just stuck with my instincts: check out a neighborhood a day at a time, relax at night, and just ride the wave. It was also the first time I decided to […]