Tag Archives: Funny
Dear Taipei, When you’re learning a language, sometimes you have to throw all your dignity out the window and do a terrible tone-deaf cover in front of your whole class. (Video below…) The other day when our teacher said that in lieu of our usual weekly speech we would instead have to perform something in […]
Dear Taipei, Exciting news concerning you and me (the ultimate couple)- I just had my first article published! it’s for Focus Taipei, which is the English division of Taiwan’s national news agency. 10 ways your know you’re turning into a local in Taiwan It’s a humorous piece I wrote to get a laugh out of […]
What is Mid Autumn Festival, and why do people put pomelos on their head to celebrate? Find out here.
Dear Taipei, It’s a question that has always plagued travelers since the dawn of time- to buy the ticket to the top, or to find a view for free? In certain locations, I think it’s probably worth the price to pay. I’d imagine going up to the Empire State Building would be incredible, if only […]
Dear Taipei, I hope you don’t mind, but over the next couple of entries I would like to share with you my “How to Hong Kong” guide. Yes, I am expressing extreme and controversial creative license by conjugating Hong Kong into a verb, but I believe in order to make the most of Hong Kong […]
Dear Taipei, I always jokingly ask myself, “Why do I love doing things that I’m not so good at?” Singing, dancing and bowling are just a handful of (the many) things I will throw myself into, but with mediocre results. Take bowling. I remember in primary/elementary school when bowling parties were all the rage. Not […]
Dear Taipei, On the final day of my road trip down Taiwan’s east coast I was faced with the ultimate dining out dilemma: To wait, or not to wait. Readers, you’ve surely experienced this- when you’ve waited so long in a line, or even after ordering, and you’re so hungry you’re practically hallucinating- picturing your […]