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 Very Unlucky Houses’: Hong Kong invests, Taipei avoids

Very Unlucky Houses’: Hong Kong invests, Taipei avoids

Very Unlucky Houses’: Hong Kong invests, Taipei avoids Hong Kong’s hongza: Investing in property where terrible things have happened Recently someone jumped to his death from a high-rise in Hong Kong’s expensive Mid-levels (半山區) residential area. The person fell into the flower pots of the first floor apartment’s private terrace. The first floor tenants moved […]

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story Here is a little Christmas story submitted by our friend, Manesh. According to an old and well-known legend, a week before Christmas, Archangel Michael asked his angels to visit the earth. He wanted to know if everything was ready for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. He sent them in […]

REGGAE VIBES with Black Reign Intl sound: 1.2.2010

REGGAE VIBES with Black Reign Intl sound: 1.2.2010

REGGAE VIBES with Black Reign Intl sound Taiwan’s premier Reggae party rolls up to 89k. We’re going to pass the dutchie all the way to the left hand side and all the way back to the right. We’re going to lively up yourselves and shake this concrete jungle because I, man,… I’m a believer. There […]

Chengrish: The First 20 Minutes in Taiwan

Chengrish: The First 20 Minutes in Taiwan

The International Airport my cousin found really funny When traveling to unknown lands, the first impression counts – my cousin’s first twenty minutes on Taiwanese soil by Jens Kastner My cousin came. I concede that this might not be of interest to others, but for me it did have some significance. For three years I […]

Expat Culture in Taiwan: Definition of Independence

Expat Culture in Taiwan: Definition of Independence

The Taiwanese are not independent is a recurring expat discussion in Taiwan – along with, and because of it, the frustration why we are not catapulted to instant success. It comes from their family relationships. You will here a 40-year old man say he has to ask his parents if he can go on holiday […]

Expat Culture in Taiwan: The 7/11 bar

Expat Culture in Taiwan: The 7/11 bar

The 7/11 was a major expat hangout in Taiwan. Before i came to Taiwan I had actually had a reasonably well-paid job; time was precious so, after work, i hit the pub before getting the last train. In Taiwan convenience stores every hundred yards stocked full of beer that could be bought at anytime of […]

Brickyard Kaohsiung

Brickyard Kaohsiung

Today I give a grand opening Brickyard a nice visit, and the place is at Kaohsiung County in Taiwan. The Brickyard has 2 owners, Ryan and Grant and they both are very nice people to get along with. The place has a very nice theme to it, I mean it does look like a brickyard […]