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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 [...]

Categories: Asia, Food

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Taiwan’s airports transforming into world-class facilities

*Guest post Being the first thing that a traveler sees upon touching down on foreign land, airports often hold a heavy burden. Airports not only need to have well-trained staff members who are able to address customers regardless of cultural differences, but also need to have upgraded facilities that can compete with topnotch facilities in [...]

Taiwan on my mind

I miss coming over to this blog to write. I’ve talked several times about making this blog both about my time spent in Taiwan and also my life now in the U.S. but somehow I haven’t gotten around to figuring out how to exactly link the two … yet. I’ve also mentioned that one day [...]

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Celebrate World Elephant Day

Many people who know me know how passionate I am about elephants. So of course, I had to share this. Tomorrow, August 12, is World Elephant Day. It is time for the world to wake up and realize how close we are to losing these magnificent creatures forever. Elephants are in trouble here in the [...]


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