Lunar New Year in Taiwan. Happy Year of the Ox! As people in Taiwan rejoice at being with their loved ones, I’m grateful to be here in my safe island bubble. But I wish I was planning my trip home this summer.
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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.
This is our ninth Chinese New Year in Taiwan. Last year was the Horse’s year to speed off and accomplish things. This year, the goat reminds us to appreciate what we’ve accomplished.
Christmas comes to Taiwan once again, and this time, it showed up in a glorious display of lights near Banciao Train Station. The best Christmas light show in Banciao City is one of my favorite events each year.
The Taipei Players are back and this Christmas, on December 3, 2011 at 8pm, they’re hosting a Christmas Cabaret 2011 performance at the Loop with all proceeds going to charity.
Christmas in Taiwan normally isn’t a big affair. John and I always try to make the best of the holiday season, but it’s the little unexpected moments that always take me by surprise and leave me feeling content. One of these moments came along earlier this week…
It’s 5am and I can’t sleep. Jet-lag has been wreaking havoc with both of us. We’ve made plans to go for dinner twice and have ended up back in bed at the strangest hours. Despite our odd nocturnal tendancies of late, we’re both pleased to be back home and together again. John and I only […]
New Year’s Eve 2007 arrived with a fireworks display at the top of Taipei 101.