Driving Culture: Canada Vs. Taiwan (My Skills Vs. My Husband’s)

My First Glimpse of Driving in Taiwan Let me state the obvious: driving in Canada and driving in Taiwan are on two different ends of the spectrum. Canadians [at least where I come from] seemed to obey most traffic rules and well, Taiwanese have their own set of ‘unspoken’ rules for the road. Can you … More Driving Culture: Canada Vs. Taiwan (My Skills Vs. My Husband’s)

If the Shoe Fits…! – ‘Cinderella High-Heel Church’ in Budai, Taiwan

Taiwanese Taste Taiwan is known for its oddities and unusual attractions. It is also the island that is quite fond of anything cute. I remember the hype and appeal the yellow duck got in Kaohsiung, with people traveling up to five hours just to see a huge yellow duck floating in the harbor. Then, there … More If the Shoe Fits…! – ‘Cinderella High-Heel Church’ in Budai, Taiwan

Prenatal Thoughts: Blue or Pink? Boy or Girl? Tickled Pink? Tickled Blue?

  Prenatal Thoughts – The New Series Before I get down to the whole ‘gender’ business and reveal, I just wanted to touch on the fact that this is my new series, ‘Prenatal Thoughts,’ – thoughts, moments, ideas, whatever, as I count down these last four months of pregnancy. In essence, it is a chance … More Prenatal Thoughts: Blue or Pink? Boy or Girl? Tickled Pink? Tickled Blue?

Going Bananas for Monkeys – The Taichung Lantern Festival

On Sunday, February 28th, my husband and I headed to the Taichung Lantern Festival happening in Taichung Park. Like I said in a previous post, this was not my first choice. However, for this year, it would have to suffice. We arrived around dusk and we greeted with traffic jams everywhere as people frantically searched … More Going Bananas for Monkeys – The Taichung Lantern Festival