Foreigner in Formosa · Taiwan · Travel

{Foreigner in Formosa} English Practice

"Foreigner in Formosa" is a new series of short posts I'll be writing about all the things I find winsome, intriguing, and delightful about Taiwan (formerly known as Formosa, meaning "beautiful island" in Portuguese). I aim to show little glimpses of Taiwan with a picture here or an anecdote there, simply sharing life as it comes. I hope… Continue reading {Foreigner in Formosa} English Practice

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Memories for a Lifetime

Today's is a blog update via photos. Charles has been here in Taiwan for Christmas vacation, and we've had a superb time together so far. We've spent time relaxing at home, sightseeing and eating out with friends, and connecting with family (here and afar). Since we have only these three weeks together between now and… Continue reading Memories for a Lifetime

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Chinese “Cheers”

This is a typical conversation between me and my good friend, Laura, on any given night of the week: Me: "Where should we go for dinner?" Laura: "I don't care. You pick." Me: "The tang bao place?" Laura: "Yes, absolutely!" There are several facts that I need to explain in order to emphasize the significance… Continue reading Chinese “Cheers”