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.

Dan of the World Carrefour

10 UNUSUAL things you can find in a TAIWANESE supermarket

At the moment it's Chinese New Year, coming towards the end of it in fact. Ninety five percent of the shops are...
Juifen cloud city

Juifen, Taiwan. A city CLOAKED in CLOUDS

Today I travelled to Juifen, a small city that is built in the mountains. We travelled from Taipei and took the back...
Taoyuan bridge

The first day of Chinese New Year in Taiwan

Today marks the first day of the Chinese New Year holiday. It's the equivalent of the Christmas holiday's, but in Asia. Theirs...
Dan of the World self development

I’m considering BECOMING a LIFE COACH

This blog was originally meant to be a travel blog about exploring places that aren't tourist hotspots. However it quickly turned into...
Dan of the World ARC

HOW to GET a Taiwan ARC and what it means for...

Today I picked up my ARC card, which will now give me a few more options living in Taiwan. ARC stands for...
Dan of the World temple in Taoyuan

Three things I’ve CHANGED in my life, and three things I...

A friend recently said to me that when I talked about change in my posts, I wasn't very specific about what had actually changed. So...
Taiwan pipes

A Sense of Melancholy I Can’t Shake Off

If you've been following my posts you'll know I've started a new job teaching English in Taiwan. If you haven't been following...
Gloria English text books

Two months at Gloria English, a perfect job for new teachers,...

So you're thinking of teaching English overseas? Welcome to Gloria English, a perfect job for beginner English ESL teachers, maybe?
Dan of the World Carrefour Taiwan

Christmas in Taiwan, a country that doesn’t celebrate Christmas

Two days ago it was Christmas day, and like last year I spent it in another country that doesn't celebrate Christmas. What...

One month at Gloria English

It's been said by some very wise people that when one is busy doing new things, time feels like it's slowing down. Not like...


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