The sun is shining and other happy remarks

Nice, it’s raining again. Well, the dry weather lasted a whole week, so guess it was about the time… ♥♥♥♥ It is easy to be negative about things like the weather, but here’s a list of some of the absolutely wonderful things here in Taipei. For visual proof, scroll to the end of this post…

Year 106 and how to feel good about being bad in Chinese

When we first arrived to Taiwan, we started noticing little, weird things. You could see signs saying “3C” everywhere, hear trucks playing Für Elise driving around, and then, after figuring these out, we realized no matter where you looked, be it a neon sign with dates on it in a bank, or a receipt from…

Yang Ming Shan

Although we’ve already spent over two months here in Taipei, I managed to see Mt. Yang Ming only last week (technically, my bit hungover butt was semi-forcefully dragged there).  Having just recently met some new friends (here’s how to stop it from happening again), it was a bit scary but super exciting to go spend…

Practical matters

So, as we have now stayed in Taipei for over two months now, all we can say is we love this city. First of all, the most important thing we’ve learned is that this city is full of absolutely beautiful and awesome people. One of them is my Chinese teacher, Mrs. Huang, who has in…