12 Reasons why Taiwan is a good place to call Home
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12 Reasons why Taiwan is a good place to call Home

Taiwan really is overlooked both as a tourist destination and as a place to call home. This little known island in the Pacific Ocean is rarely recognised as independent from China but it is an entirely different place and environment. So here’s our run-down of 10 excellent reasons why moving to Taiwan could improve your … Continue reading

Howling in the Streets: Typhoon Soulik
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Howling in the Streets: Typhoon Soulik

“What are you doing with all those carrots?” Luke says to me whilst typhoon-shopping. “Stocking up on typhoon food,” I say, “I don’t want to be trapped in our apartment with no veggies!” “You’re still planning to eat healthily during a typhoon?” he responds confusedly, “We need chocolate and crisps, not carrots! Can’t boil carrots … Continue reading

The Art of our Apartment
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The Art of our Apartment

With the traditional white walls and white-tiled floors of Taiwan apartments being the dominate aesthetic, we are perhaps the luckiest people to have moved into an apartment in which our awesome predecessors were pretty arty types and left some of the art behind! Our favourite is this gorgeous canvas painting by Nicky, which she left … Continue reading