Category Archives: Travel

Culture Shock: A Giant Deformed Freak in Taiwan

My lovely friend Amy over at Language Boat read my post about reading Culture Shock: Taiwan and then graced the world with the best gift of all … her own, first-hand account of culture shock. Her account of moving to

Culture Shock: A Giant Deformed Freak in Taiwan

My lovely friend Amy over at Language Boat read my post about reading Culture Shock: Taiwan and then graced the world with the best gift of all … her own, first-hand account of culture shock. Her account of moving to

Best Tips About Taiwan from the “Culture Shock” Book

Even though Culture Shock: Taiwan was published in 1995 (18 years ago!!! Whaaaaaat!?) and had a few grammatical errors, I wanted to read the book by Chris and Ling-li Bates to get a feel for the Taiwanese culture. Here is

Best Tips About Taiwan from the “Culture Shock” Book

Even though Culture Shock: Taiwan was published in 1995 (18 years ago!!! Whaaaaaat!?) and had a few grammatical errors, I wanted to read the book by Chris and Ling-li Bates to get a feel for the Taiwanese culture. Here is

Powell’s Bookstore in Portland, Oregon

We took a long weekend to visit the place where young people go to retire … This is such a great hippy city. I love everything about it. We went to the farmer’s market where they had giant cinnamon rolls,

Powell’s Bookstore in Portland, Oregon

We took a long weekend to visit the place where young people go to retire … This is such a great hippy city. I love everything about it. We went to the farmer’s market where they had giant cinnamon rolls,

Taiwan Bubble Tea

Originally posted on testerfoodblog:
Chun Sui Tang Bubble Tea Bubble tea is a popular drink worldwide that originated in Taiwan.  Chun Sui Tang, loosely translated as Spring Water Meeting Place, is a bubble tea house that serves bubble tea and…

Taiwan Bubble Tea

Originally posted on testerfoodblog:
Chun Sui Tang Bubble Tea Bubble tea is a popular drink worldwide that originated in Taiwan.  Chun Sui Tang, loosely translated as Spring Water Meeting Place, is a bubble tea house that serves bubble tea and…

Going on Spring Break!

I am pressing the pause button on blogging for a week while Man-Beast and I are on Spring Break. We are going to Arizona to see our families. We also have to deliver the cat. Because we are moving to

Going on Spring Break!

I am pressing the pause button on blogging for a week while Man-Beast and I are on Spring Break. We are going to Arizona to see our families. We also have to deliver the cat. Because we are moving to

Stinky Tofu in Taiwan

I went on a You Tube Easter egg hunt for videos about what like in Taiwan is like. I’d like to get some kind of idea before we move there in August. One aspect of life that I am really looking

Stinky Tofu in Taiwan

I went on a You Tube Easter egg hunt for videos about what like in Taiwan is like. I’d like to get some kind of idea before we move there in August. One aspect of life that I am really looking

{30 to 30} Move to a Different Country!

Man-Beast and I job searched around the world. Talked to great people. Made great connections. But just yesterday we signed the papers. We have finalized it. We have chosen our new country. Are you ready? See if you can guess from

{30 to 30} Move to a Different Country!

Man-Beast and I job searched around the world. Talked to great people. Made great connections. But just yesterday we signed the papers. We have finalized it. We have chosen our new country. Are you ready? See if you can guess from