Ghost Month in Taiwan – The Hungry Ghosts of Isla Formosa

The Taiwanese are a naturally superstitious people, and this is particularly evident during Ghost Month in Taiwan, also know as the Hungry Ghost Festival. Continue Reading →

Lin An Tai Historical House and Museum in Taipei

Lin An Tai Historical House and Museum is one of the oldest houses in Taipei. It dates back to 1783. This traditional Fujianese-style home looks like something straight out of a traditional Chinese watercolor painting. Continue Reading →

Teaching English in China Part One – The Journey Begins

It’s a scary thing to pick up and move your life to the other side of the world. I got my first taste of that when I was 27 and on my way to Changchun, China on March 23rd, 2003. I was going to spend a year abroad teaching English in China.
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