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Archive for March, 2012

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Though the mainland of Taiwan has enough gorgeousness in itself, Taiwan also has numerous hidden islands that plenty of people know nothing about.  Of its many islands, the three most popular are Orchid Island, Green Island, and Penghu Island. Orchid Island One of the most beautiful islands, Orchid Island is home to turquoise waters and [...]

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One thing I definitely took note of while living in Taiwan was the quality of food being marketed. To my eyes Taiwanese fare (even street food) seemed much healthier than lots of dishes here in the U.S. Though some western restaurants exist in the bigger cities like Taipei (and the occasional KFC or McDonald’s in smaller [...]

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