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Is Living in Taipei City All It’s Cracked Up to be?

10-10-2017

I lived in Taipei for 7 years.  Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Yep the first couple of years were enjoyable…that’s granted but suddenly and slowly I started to realise think is it…

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Taipei Lantern Festival

30-01-2017

This year's Taipei Lantern Festival will take place around the Beimen (North Gate) area and Section 1 of Zhonghua Road.  These areas can be accessed via Biemen or Ximen MRT Stations.  The lantern Festival will…

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A Good Dentist Near Guting

23-01-2017

Address - No. 69, Section 1, Heping West Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100.  台北市和平西路一段69號.Opening Hours - Morning. 早診10:00~13:00,Afternoon. 午診14:00~17:00,Evening. 晚診18:00~21:00.Phone - (02)2394-0123Closest MRT - Exit 8 Guting Station, 5 minutes walk. 古亭站8號出口步行約5分One Christmas while I was teaching, some…

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New Year at Taipei 101

29-12-2016

Its approaching that time of year again where everyone goes mental, watches some fireworks, gets blind drunk and wishes everyone a Happy New Year.  I think the whole world knows one of the best places…

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A Good Dermatologist

14-11-2016

Address - Close to 77 Shida Road, Near Shida University, and Shida Night Market.Back in the UK I had any amount of problems with Psoriasis and Eczema but since moving to Taiwan they haven't effected me much,…

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英式西服 - Ying Shi Shirts

30-10-2016

Address - No. 94, Section 4, Minsheng E Rd, Songshan District, Taipei City, 105.  台北市松山區民生東路四段94號1F.Facebook - Ying Shi Shirts Recently I changed jobs and now I am eventually out of the Buxiban game(Hurrah, Hurraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!)  This is exceedingly…

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Spot Cinema

25-10-2016

Address - Zhongshan North Road, Section 2, No.18, Taipei City For years upon years since I came to Taipei I have went past this cinema that is in a fancy looking white building that stands out like…

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Bose Quiet Comfort 25

24-09-2016

Quite a few months back my headphones broke, and I decided that I was finally going to splurge a load of cash on a very good pair.  I was specifically looking for a pair where…

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100NT Quick Haircut

09-07-2016

People new to Taiwan often ask me where do I get my haircut.  Well for anyone who has met me, you will all know that I am slowly/quickly running out of hair so now I…

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Good Scooter Shop on Tingzhou Road, Zhongzheng District

05-07-2016

Address - 188, Section 1, Tingzhou Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City.I had been looking for a good scooter shop close to my home for a long time, when one night heading home late from work I…

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Help With Finding a Chinese Tutor

07-04-2016

Your new in Taiwan, you don't know what is going on or being said...so you want to learn Chinese but you don't have the time to go to class.  Then the next best thing you…

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Dragon Boat Festival

27-03-2016

Dragon Boat Festival will be on June 9th this year.  The date changes every year as it follows the lunar calander, here is a bit of history of why it all started and also my…

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Chineasy - Excellent Book for Beginners

26-03-2016

I came across this book when I was browsing for new material to learn from.  When I saw it I wish this book was around when I was a beginner and even though I am…

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Excellent Taiwanese Movies

26-03-2016

Watching movies are a great way of helping learn chinese.  I have picked up loads of new words and phrases from watching movies, but I must admit most of it is mainly foul language that…

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The Association of Burkinabe Students in Taiwan Football Tournament

25-03-2016

The Association of Burkinabe Students in Taiwan are hosting another soccer tournament and are inviting teams to join.  The tournament takes place in Taipei, and is in its 4th edition.  If you want to join…

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Pirate Fest at Waiao Beach

24-03-2016

Drifters Pizza Pub are hosting a pirate festival at Waiao beach early next month (9/10 April.)  This looks to be a really exciting event.  We are not sure if you need to turn up dressed…

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Sony Waterproof MP3 Player

20-03-2016

So I normally go swimming quite often and while I was swimming one day this girl swam past me and looked like she was rocking out to some tunes on her MP3 players.  I was…

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Old people on scooters in Taiwan

18-03-2016

The old people who ride around Taiwan on their scooters are some of the most annoying people on the road. There are many reasons for this, but I will explain a few now.  These are…

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Kavalan Whiskey

18-03-2016

When I went home last year I found out that a Taiwanese Whiskey was named the best single malt at the 2015 World Whiskies Awards.  My grandad absolutely loves whiskey and I knew he would…

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Everything Home Bar - Get more out of your night in

17-03-2016

What is EverythingHomeBar.com?I'm Matt and as you can see, I like a drink or two. I especially like having a drink at home, in comfort, surrounded by my friends, my own things, with my own music…

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