A lazy day of football in Taipei, Taiwan turns into a moment of pure magic when a rainbow appears out of nowhere and baths the players under its pale colors of light.
The wind sounds like a howling animal outside my window. It moans with shrill, harsh cries with stirring regularity; its strength and power increasing with every hour. You can smell a typhoon coming. The air is charged with electricity and fresh with the scent of ozone. The skies are an inconceivable blue studded with fluffy […]
One of the things I like about living in Asia are the little perks we get from time to time. Some really entertaining work can come your way if you’re interested and you make yourself available. For example, in addition to being a full-time singer in China before moving to Taiwan, I’ve also done radio […]
Traditional Chinese Medicine: Dr. Tzu demonstrated a scraping method called Gua Sha. Its principles are similar to those of cupping and has similar effects on the body.
My experience with Traditional Chinese Medicine in Taiwan. Cupping is used to bring blood flow to the muscles and skin, which effectively drain excess fluid and toxins from deep connective tissues.
This is the newly-renovated National Palace Museum, which currently houses several special exhibits in Northern Sung Painting and Calligraphy, Ju Ware from the Northern Sung Dynasty and Sung Dynasty Rare Books in celebration of it’s re-opening. For more information, you can visit their website at www.npm.gov.tw This morning we woke up to rain, which dashed our […]
How to deal with those heart-thumping moments when impact and sudden death by scooter seem unavoidable.
Taiwan is truly THE scooter nation of the world. It has more scooters per capital than anywhere else in the world and is the most popular mode of transportation in Taiwan by far. The roar of scooters has become a song for the road. It’s inescapable, as is the amount of air pollution they cause. With an […]
We were on our way for an early morning breakfast when we turned onto a side street and got a tantalising glimpse of The Grand Hotel. Jiantan MRT Station This weekend was a perfect weekend in Taiwan for us. With the exception of a few cold and rainy days, this winter has been quite mild. […]