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Photos, stories, and articles from cultural events, and places in Taiwan

Work in Taiwan: Beyond teaching: Part I

Work in Taiwan: Beyond teaching: Part I

After going through the usual stages: teaching… then studying Chinese… then thinking i had made all this effort to study i should try and get a job where i had to speak it – I started to apply for jobs other than teaching. Interviews for teaching English were artificial worlds in which every compensation was […]

Wulai Outdoor Hot Springs

Wulai Outdoor Hot Springs

A short 20 minute scooter ride west of Sanxia will take you to Wulai. Wulai has awesome public hot springs and it’s a great way to mingle with the locals. Another great video from Bacon and Alisha! [ viagra buy in uk online | copycat viagra | viagra uit india | lowest price viagra | […]

Taiwan characters: John and the unlucky taxi driver

Taiwan characters: John and the unlucky taxi driver

John was working hard to turn over a new leaf after leading a rather wild youth. Taxi drivers are always a huge problem; driving recklessly, cutting people off, and never apologizing for doing so. Things had to snap one day. We had just met John at the bar. He had his arm in a sling, […]

Confessions of a MILF Hunter

Confessions of a MILF Hunter

I hooked up with my friend- we”ll call him Sly- a long time Taiwan foriegner and cassanova of sorts for this interview.What he says may shock you. All names have been changed to protect all parties involved. Ran: So Sly, how did you you start “MILF hunting”? Sly: Actually, we found each other, not really […]

Taiwanese Road Accident: Bus vs Cars

I realize there have been many disturbing videos posted here of vehicle accidents from the highways and streets of Taiwan. It’s not like Taiwan is the only country that has these sort of accidents. I do believe that they have more though because the rules of the road just don’t apply in Taiwan. You could […]

Dating in Taiwan: A Man's Perspective to Yellow Fever

Dating in Taiwan: A Man’s Perspective to Yellow Fever

I remember, before coming to Taiwan, I wasn’t attracted to asian women AT ALL. Vancouver has one of the most concentrated Asian population in North America, too. After already being together with my (whitey) girlfriend for a year, the idea of Taiwan came up and made the move in 2001. She was blond with blue […]

Dating in Taiwan: A Foreign Woman's Perspective

Dating in Taiwan: A Foreign Woman’s Perspective

Somewhere in the fictional version of New York City, Samantha Jones and Carrie Bradshaw are shedding tears for me. After 9 months of living in Taipei, I’ve just about given up on men in Asia. I’m not converting to lesbianism by any means, but I suppose I’ve abandoned the idea that I will meet anyone […]