Tag Archives: Introspection

The hardest part about living abroad as an expart

The Hardest Part About Living Abroad

Life as an expat is wonderful, but it has its difficulties too. Here’s my “confession” of the thing I’ve found hardest to cope with living abroad.

“Yes people”, and learning to say “no”

Dear Taipei, What’s your view on Yes people? I don’t mean a “yes man” that blindly- and often to their detriment- says yes to every single favour and thing someone asks from them. I am referring to those people who say “yes” to any social invitation they receive (within reason). Want to hit the clubs Friday and […]

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 […]