Visitors to Taiwan will quickly learn what Taiwan residents take for granted everyday – there’s a lot of waterfalls in Taiwan. No, seriously. The volume of water that flows over rocks on this Pacific island is mind-numbing. Gravity is in full effect when it comes to H₂O. There may be no better place in the […]
Just six weeks after arriving in Taiwan, recent college graduate and Marine Communications major Carole Littleman welcomed the first class of students at the newly-opened “Boo! Xiban”, an after-school program to help children ages 5-12 start their own buxibans. “I’m not really sure what I’m doing here, but the curriculum is solid.” The conveniently-located cram […]
All of her life, she embraced her Hawaiian heritage. She plays ukulele, can string a lei with her eyes closed, and regularly teaches her students how to dance the hula. But recent results from the popular DNA website 23&Me have taken this 2nd grade teacher’s life in a new direction. She vividly recalls opening the […]
Area expatriate Shawn Coates has expressed his frustration to his fellow Facebook users in the popular forum, Kaohsiung Q&A. “Dude, does anyone know where to find, like, cucumbers?” This marks the 17th such request made by Mr. Coates in the past 30 days. Previous inquiries include surfboards, milk, vintage tube socks, tea, scooter repair shops, […]
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KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN – Target Corporation today announced plans to expand with 3 new international stores, including its first location in Taiwan. The small-format stores, similar to those in New York City and Los Angeles, will offer Taiwanese shoppers access to Western brands and help establish the retail chain’s footprint in the Asia Pacific region. At […]