Category Advice

A (solo) picture tells a thousand words

Dear Taipei, If you’ll be so kind, I’d like to share an anecdote from yours truly. Yesterday after parting from my friends, I was strolling around in a department store when I saw a huddle of people. Curious, I went over and saw they were waiting to have a go at an instant photobooth set […]

How to find your feet in Taipei

Dear Taipei, My article about Finding your feet in Taipei was published today! I’d appreciate if you check it out if you are interested 🙂 It goes through rather comprehensively the various groups, events and opportunities which are on offer in Taipei to help you settle in and establish a support network. I think feeling […]

When even you don’t know what’s next

Dear Taipei, “When are you leaving?” and “When are you coming home?” are two questions I’ve been asked a lot especially lately– of which I’ve come to dread. It essentially boils down to friends, family and even relative strangers wanting to know what my plan is next. Which is is a fair enough question, but one I don’t yet […]

Week 2: Ni HOW DO I LEARN THIS LANGUAGE?!

Dear Taipei, Truth or dare? (Please pick dare, lest you RUIN my blog post). Oh, dare? Good choice. Watch the below video. All 5 minutes 42 seconds of it. MULTIPLE TIMES UNTIL YOU WANT TO RIP YOUR BRAIN OUT. I promise you that is the PG version of what torture you will want to inflict […]