Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a state in East Asia. Its neighbors include the People’s Republic of China to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. It is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations.

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Yilan to Hualien by SCOOTER on TAIWAN’S east coast

Taiwan's east coast is were you'll find all the scenic parts of the country. The west coast is where the majority of...
Dan of the World Taipei Metro lockers

How to USE LOCKERS at the Taipei METRO

Whether you're waiting for your flight, or have checked out of you hotel and are waiting to check in to the new...
Dan of the World Taoyuan

Ending a TEACHING TOUR of TAIWAN

The tour of duty only consisted of teaching at one school, and the contract length was a year. Sometimes it went stupidly...
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The BAD SIDE of ASIAN CULTURE

When you read travel blogs about countries in Asia, phrases like "friendly locals", "amazing food" and "beautiful scenery" pop up all over...

What it FEELS like to be in an EARTHQUAKE

I’m living in Taiwan, and this country regularly experiences earthquakes because it sits along the ‘Ring of Fire’ seismic fault. Thankfully, it rarely experiences...
Iron Rose music festival Taoyuan

How much CHINESE can you LEARN after studying for two MONTHS?

Learning a new language is hard, really really hard. The grammar might be utterly different to what you're used to. The way...
Taoyuan Taiwan evening

Light at the END of the TUNNEL for teaching in TAIWAN

I've been teaching in Taoyuan, Taiwan for eight months today. You can read what I think about teaching, and Taiwan in general,...
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Taiwan HSR – how to BOOK TICKETS, the STATIONS and SPEED

The High Speed Rail (HSR), also known as the Bullet Train, runs down the entire length of the west coast of Taiwan....
Taoyuan claw machine

The FIRST STEPS of becoming a LIFE COACH

In this post I'm going to talk about the very early steps and stages of becoming a life coach. If you're thinking...
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Gloria English School Taiwan – What’s it like teaching there?

I've been teaching at Gloria English in Taoyuan, Taiwan for six months. The months have passed quickly and sometimes so have the...

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