Book Review: Formosa Moon by Joshua Samuel Brown and Stephanie Huffman

Formosa Moon is an enchanting wander through Taiwan, written as a love story between Taiwan expert and Lonely Planet author, Joshua Samuel Brown; and his partner Stephanie Huffman, a newcomer to Taiwan and to Asia. Continue Reading →

Freudschaft-Friendship – A Concert to Celebrate 33 Years of Friendship

Freudschaft-Friendship A Concert celebrating 33 Years of Friendship between New Taipei City and Starnberg, Germany with New Taipei City Mayor, Eric Chu. Continue Reading →

Jwu Jiu Teahouse in Chiayi – A Step Back into Time

Step back into time with me at Jwu Jiu Teahouse in Chiayi in Taiwan. This traditional Chinese teahouse is set over a koi pond with a stunning garden view. Continue Reading →

A Brief Report from the Great Taiwan Toilet Paper Panic of 2018

Each country must face its own test of fire. No Taiwanese will ever forget the last week of February 2018, known as The Great Taiwan Toilet Paper Panic. Continue Reading →

Pollution in Taiwan – Is It Bad? YES, IT’S BAD!

Air pollution in Taiwan is a serious matter than many of us have complained about for years. It causes no end of health problems to everyone living here. Continue Reading →

2017 Banqiao Christmas Light Show – New Taipei City

I started writing about the Banqiao Christmas light show in 2012, now known as Christmasland. This is our fifth year attending and the second year we were invited on behalf of the New Taipei City Government. Continue Reading →

The Kitchen Table W Taipei – Sparkling Buffet Brunch

There’s no better way to start your weekend or end it at The Kitchen Table’s Bubblissimo Sparkling Brunch Buffet at the W Hotel Taipei. Continue Reading →