Tag Archives: Living abroad

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.

Taiwan is the best country for expats

The Best Countries for Expats: Why Taiwan is Number One

Taiwan was voted the number 1 place to live as an expat: Here’s my take on why.

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 […]

Day 2: Let food be the pathway to friendship

Dear Taipei, I’m enjoying catching myself wide-eyed, completely in a trance at all the things you throw before me. Just walking down the street is an experience. Seeing everyone go about their daily life- doing things I do in Sydney, but here, when I watch people everything is so fascinating- a feast for the senses. […]

The first day

The first day Dear Taipei, “What?!” I hear you exclaim, “Has this blog about living in Taiwan turned into a blog about living in Taiwan, written when you’re actually living there? Now I’ve heard everything.” Yes, unbelievably, I am now writing from Taipei HQ. It’s 8:30pm here (11:30pm for the Aussie readership out there i.e. […]