Transferring Money Home: Practical Advice for Living in Taiwan

One of the challenges of moving to a new country, is that often you’ll still have bills to pay back home: student loans, car payments, etc. So how do you get the money you’ve made in Taiwan, back to your hometown (in my case, America). Here are all the options, downfalls, charges, and what I’ve … More Transferring Money Home: Practical Advice for Living in Taiwan

From Best to Worst: A Weird and Wonderful Taipei Food Tour

Taiwan has some of the best and the grossest food I’ve ever tried, and I’m still determined to create my ultimate top ten list of Taiwanese foods, so this Saturday I took an 11 AM gastronomic adventure all around Taipei with Taipei Eats. The food started out gently in a local Taipei wet market with … More From Best to Worst: A Weird and Wonderful Taipei Food Tour

What I Learned from Spending 100 Dollars (TWD) on Taiwanese Claw Machines

Yeah, so you know when I said last week that I’d be posting about biking through some rural Taiwanese villages next? Well, the plan was to take the train to Houbi, rent some bikes, and go for a ride through some picturesque farming villages. But it turns out the rental place that Lonely Planet had … More What I Learned from Spending 100 Dollars (TWD) on Taiwanese Claw Machines