Differences in Receiving a Wedding Invitation in Taiwan and Canada

Wedding Invitations: Like I said in my pervious wedding post, weddings in Taiwan are deeply rooted in culture and traditions and the actual wedding invitation is no exception. However, like most wedding traditions, invitations vary from country to country and culture to culture. There are several differences relating to invitations in Taiwan and Canada and … More Differences in Receiving a Wedding Invitation in Taiwan and Canada

The Red Bomb – The Meaning Behind a Taiwanese Wedding Invitation

The Big Reveal First of all, thanks to all who read my previous wedding related post and took the time to take the poll and play along. I appreciate each and every one of your comments and guesses. (In a post introducing my first series, ‘Weddings in Taiwan, I asked readers to guess which of … More The Red Bomb – The Meaning Behind a Taiwanese Wedding Invitation

Just Like Painting a Car: ‘Happy Animal Party’ Art by Taiwan’s Hung Yi

Discovering Hung Yi’s Art What started out with a glimpse of a picture online turned into an all-day art outing in Taichung on a beautiful day in February. Yes, I first caught a sneak peak of Hung Yi’s art accidentally online and the vast uniqueness of the piece made me inquire more and search for … More Just Like Painting a Car: ‘Happy Animal Party’ Art by Taiwan’s Hung Yi

Introducing My First Series: Taiwanese Weddings

  Weddings are a big deal in Taiwan. From engagement parties to pre-wedding professional photo shoots, from engagement cookies to wedding customs and traditions, getting married in Taiwan has its own set of rules which are quite different from the western world. And when I recently received several emails and private messages on facebook asking questions … More Introducing My First Series: Taiwanese Weddings

A White ‘Flower Wonderland’: Tung Hua Season in Taiwan

Tung Blossoms: An Introduction It happens only once a year, usually in April and May. Little flowers blossom and change the scenery of the entire area. The lush green trees come to life with vibrant blooms of white containing small dashes of interior pink and yellow. The region gradually transforms into a blanket of white, … More A White ‘Flower Wonderland’: Tung Hua Season in Taiwan