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Headed South (Part 1)

Our first three months have gone quickly and we have worked our asses off the last few months. Our first real time off from school came over the Dragon Boat Festival holiday, June 19-21. 1,396 more words



After packing up our apartment, we said a few last emotional goodbyes and flew to Taiwan. Although the journey only takes a few hours, it seems a world away from Japan. 216 more words



Really wish Taiwan’s mass media can stop spreading depressing stories about the explosion at Taiwan water park. Pray for all the victims and family of this incident. 11 more words



There were so many people dating on the street of Taipei during the weekend.


'Wow, pulled back on the wrong side throttle': Pilot of crashed TransAsia flight mistakenly shut off second engine

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety officials said Thursday. 556 more words


Kryska's Corner: Taiwan's prescription eyewear regulations (if any)

Ever get glasses before? Yeah, you’d know that you need to have a prescription before your local optometrist will fork over those contacts or your Gucci eye-wear. 314 more words


Xuě Shān 雪山 in Summer

Xuě Shān 雪山, Snow Mountain, has been on my bucket list since before moving to Taiwan. At an elevation of 3,886 meters, it is Taiwan’s second largest peak. 2,429 more words