Bamboo Butterfly

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Archive for June, 2012

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  There are many sites out there about foreign men dating in Taiwan but not much is mentioned about the shadowy world of foreign women dating in Taiwan. The reality is, while it does occur much less frequently, it still happens. I did find many Taiwanese men to be very picky and if you’re a [...]

Categories: Asia, Life, My Taiwan
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If you’re planning a trip to Cusco on your Peruvian adventure simply because it’s the starting point for the Inca trail trek, consider extending your time in the city to explore some of its attractions. While Machu Picchu is undoubtedly impressive and well worth seeing, there are some amazing sites to be discovered in and [...]

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Visiting Marrakech and Fes will give you the chance to see different aspects of Morocco. Fes is a city steeped in history, while Marrakech’s old and new districts stand side-by-side, providing a fascinating contrast. These vibrant and interesting destinations are the perfect backdrop for an adventure holiday for single travellers, as there is always something new [...]

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People always ask me what it was like living in Taiwan.  How did I feel? Sitting here writing this 10 months after leaving Taiwan, I still have difficulty putting it all into words.  One day I pray it comes out right.  I’d like to share the thousand untold stories. As life goes on and I [...]

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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 [...]

fattening and healthy food

How have your eating habits changed since living abroad?

I grew up eating a wide variety of food, though I always have been pretty picky about red meat. My mom always gave us plenty of fresh vegetables and healthy fare along with some more traditional American dishes, but as I grew older and into my twenties, I started eating much larger portions and more [...]


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