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2008 Taiwan Music Festivals Update:  Spring Scream, May Jam, and Peacefest

2008 Taiwan Music Festivals Update: Spring Scream, May Jam, and Peacefest

Spring Scream Rat I have been getting a bit pissed off at the Spring Scream management this year because all of the emails I sent them never got any response. This site is one of the best archives of information and photos for Spring Scream and has been doing at our own cost for some […]

Taiwanese Chinglish: Shirley Temple Becomes Chirley Demple

This is a shirt that one of my students often wears to class. In Taiwan, the style for a long time now is to have English words on your T-shirts. Sometimes they have no errors and are grammatically sound. Many times though they will contain spelling errors, garbled words and/or terrible grammar. Here is the […]

Taiwan Freaks: Old Rabbit Man

Here is a photo I couldn’t resist taking while I was at the Taiwan Lantern Festival. The festival was a totally wholesome event with scores of children and families out to enjoy the sunshine, lanterns, and events set up for their enjoyment. I was walking around and saw this guy and was at a loss […]

Rock and Roll Circus, Lust Sluts Burlesque show, and Divebomb

Rock and Roll Circus, Lust Sluts Burlesque show, and Divebomb

It was a busy Saturday, but it was worth it in the end. I made it down to The Rolling Stone in Tainan to see local band Divebomb Ilan band The Deadly Vibes and from parts unknown the Lust Sluts Burlesque art/performance show . Steven Vigar was on hand with some friends to help take […]

The Taiwan Music Forum

The forum I set up to promote music and photography in Taiwan is picking up a bit. One reason I set the forum up was because I was spending so much time getting info from bands every week it just became too much of a burden, so I decided instead of letting the emphasis of […]

Photographer: Steven Vigar

Taking photos is so easy these days with the dropping costs of digital cameras and memory cards it is possible for so many people to take thousands of photos and pick out their jewels for display. I am personally enjoying this side of photography myself, but the further I delve into it, the harder it […]

Ping Lang Xi Shi teaches how to eat Ping Lang

Ping Lang, or Bin Lang, or Betelnut is a topic that just never really gets old at The Real Taiwan. This video shows a bikini clad betelnut girl that is showing people on a bus what to do to eat the nuts. Weather is 12 degree celc. , the girl wear Bikini to sell ping […]