Beyond Wufenqi: River-Tracing in Jiaoxi
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Beyond Wufenqi: River-Tracing in Jiaoxi

There’s more to Wufenqi than Wufenqi waterfall. Escape the throngs of day-trippers and within minutes you’ll have the tranquility of the forest to yourself. With Liezl and our couch-surfer Leo in tow, Charlie and I spent the last day of June in search of alternative waterfalls. What we found was enough to rival our adventures … Continue reading

Eating our Way into the New Year: The Taiwanese Way!
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Eating our Way into the New Year: The Taiwanese Way!

Chinese New Year, or simply New Year as it’s known to the Taiwanese, is the creme-de-la-creme of the many festivals celebrated in Taiwan. Much like our own Christmas and New Year celebrations, it is a time for family (or family arguments), eating (or over-eating), and general thankfulness or thanklessness depending on your disposition. Having a … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Stranger on Film:
Having relocated to the north-east coast of Taiwan only a matter of weeks ago, my partner and I ventured out to the cinemas of Taiwan for the first time. With some shoddy directions we stumbled down a dead-end road where five Taiwanese children were out playing on the street.…