Cultural Experience · Foreigner in Formosa · Taiwan

{Foreigner in Formosa} Heavenly Hot Pot

Last night, my friend and I went to a hot pot restaurant in town. There are lots of places in Taiwan that serve hot pot; many restaurants offer it as a menu option alongside noodles, dumplings, and other delicacies. At those restaurants, you order a set meal of raw items that come with a boiling… Continue reading {Foreigner in Formosa} Heavenly Hot Pot

Foreigner in Formosa · Home Cooking · Taiwan

{Foreigner in Formosa} Zucchini Treat

“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} Zucchini Treat

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

Cultural Experience · Multimedia · Taiwan · Travel

To Market, To Market…Jiggety-Jig

Ashleigh and I enjoyed a quick trip to the local morning market today.  I don’t shop there as often as I’d like because my Saturdays (the only day I can go since I work during the week) are often busy with other events.  However, I do love the market because of the great prices, the fresh produce, and all the friendly people.  Shopping at the morning market is a unique cultural experience every time.