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Typhoon Morakot Mudslides: Siao Lin Village Kaoshiung Photos / Update

Typhoon Morakot Mudslides: Siao Lin Village Kaoshiung Photos / Update

Yesterday I went on an expedition to the typhoon Morakot ravaged area. The name of this place is Siao Lin village in the Kaohsiung suburb side of the city. The whole village population of 4 thousand was washed away by the mountain mud slide during typhoon Morakot on August 8, 2009. The area isnow restricted by […]

Kaoshiung Temple: Fo Guang Shan Monastery

Kaoshiung Temple: Fo Guang Shan Monastery

This week I travel to Fo Guang Shan Monastery, and this temple is one of the biggest temple in Taiwan. This monastery has been in Taiwan since May 16, 1967. The place is more than 30 hectares in Ta Shu Township, Kaohsiung County. Taiwan is the first establishment of Fo Guang Shan Monastery, and right now […]

Expat Culture in Taiwan: I am here for the work experience to get a job for a multinational back home

Expat Culture in Taiwan: I am here for the work experience to get a job for a multinational back home

This is another of the assumptions we make: Taiwan is going to give you a leap up into a great job back home, valuable work experience you failed to get back home. For those who come to Taiwan because they failed to get on that graduate training scheme, it is an easy hope to hang […]

Taiwan's Peace Fest 2009 Review

Taiwan’s Peace Fest 2009 Review

This year’s Peace Fest was set in the village of Sanzhan in beautiful Taroko National Park. Now in its 5th consecutive year, Peace Fest 2009 was the best yet for many reasons. First, the location was unbeatable. With lush green mountains draped with wispy clouds and an azure stream as backdrop, the music and good […]

 Lo Man Kam Wing Chun Kung Fu by Thierry Cuvillier

Lo Man Kam Wing Chun Kung Fu by Thierry Cuvillier

Instructor : Thierry Cuvillier Link : http://www.myspace.com/thierry9 1- Lessons @ XIMEN DIN wednesday : 10am to 12pm Friday : 10am to 12pm sunday : 5pm to 7pm Group class : 2500 NT$/Month [12 classes ] 2F., No.2, Ln. 133, Chengdu Rd., Wanhua Dist., Taipei City 108, Taiwan (R.O.C.) – MRT XIMEN DIN -Exit 6 2- […]

Expat Culture in Taiwan: Everyone is setting up a marketing company

Expat Culture in Taiwan: Everyone is setting up a marketing company

There are a number of stages you go through in Taiwan. This one was called: Taiwanese don’t write perfect English so i am going to set up a marketing company. “Just look at this, buddy,” said Josh holding up the brochure for his student’s hose-pipe company, and blocking access to my food which was sizzling […]