Reflections on the Differences Between the UK and Taiwan by Elvis Wez

When you are growing up you sometimes wonder where you will you end up after becoming an adult. Sometimes you end up in a place that you had never even heard of before you actually visit it for the first time. This is what happens to many expats strewn across East Asia, and our new... Continue Reading →

Gavin, God, & the Rainbow: A Twenty-Something Gay Man’s Experience in Taiwan

I could see him out of the corner of my eye, dabbing across his glistening forehead with the back of one hand, and studiously puffing on his cigarette with the other. Gavin has been my “sister” for a little over 5 years now. As far as I could tell, nothing fazed him – not even... Continue Reading →

Unmanned Electric Bus, EcoMobility Expo, a look at electric vehicles and what they mean for Taiwan

The dawn of electric powered transport couldn’t come soon enough especially for Taiwan and it’s over crowded cities that are dependent on oil for 100’s of thousands of smog producing engines. Taiwan and world's future depends on the ability to adopt Electric Vehicle Industries to their respective economies and cultures. Not only will the EV... Continue Reading →

Taiwan, a Mecca for Muslim travellers?

Recently during a random visit to a curry stand at a night market I saw a couple of women who seemingly weren’t speaking fluent Mandarin. I was amazed how quickly an owner of the stand established that the couple was from Indonesia and they are in need of halal food, which the seller had readily... Continue Reading →

The Gray Area. Experience of a Black Woman in Taiwan.

Moving to Taiwan seemed like a good idea on paper. I’d receive a scholarship while submerging myself into a completely different culture and language – a once in a lifetime opportunity that many others would gladly take. It was like getting one of Willy Wonka’s coveted golden tickets and I was eager to be Charlie.... Continue Reading →

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