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The Hardest Two Things to Find in Taipei/Taiwan

15-03-2016

Every time I am out and about I am confused why these two much needed public things are quite impossible to find at times.  You need to have been here for a long time to…

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What is polite? What is Not? Some key Differences with Taiwan and the U.K

15-03-2016

I am going to talk about some of the differences between living in England and Taiwan and what is considered polite and not polite.  Have a read through and let us know what you think.People…

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Help With Finding English Teaching Work in Taiwan

13-03-2016

If there is anyone interested in coming to teach English in Taiwan we would highly recommend it as a highly valuable experience.  Taiwan is a great country with loads to see and do.  It has…

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If you can't Catch the Bin Man

16-02-2016

Some of you may have the same problem as me and for a long time you didn't know what to do about constantly missing the bin man due to work.  Every day I would race…

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You know you have lived in Taiwan for a long time when...

15-02-2016

When I first came to Taiwan there were a lot of things I didn't understand or get.  Sometimes I would just think they were outright weird!  Other things I just didn't understand because I was…

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New Baby Snacks

30-01-2016

So the other day at work one of my student's parents who has just had baby, and after she had her baby she gave me and my co teacher a box of cakes.  I thought…

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200NT Notes

27-01-2016

This might seem to be a bit inconsequential but loads of people who are new at the country and rock up at work or footy always ask me the same question about the 200NT notes.The…

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Chinese Medicine Clinic

23-11-2015

Address - 30 Heping West Road, Section 1. (Close to Guting MRT Station)I have had issues with my feet, and ankles for a long time.  I went through the process of going to loads of different…

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Where to Buy Taiwan Football Shirts

11-10-2015

Address - 台北市士林區大南路401號1樓. No. 401, Danan Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, 111Phone - 02-28830553Website -http://www.asics-tw.com/If anyone has ever looked to buy a Taiwanese National football shirt they will know how difficult they are to find.  Well this shop…

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Sports Betting

06-10-2015

149 Dingzhou Road, Section 2, Zhongzhen District, Taipei City. (This is the address of the shop I normally go to.) So I am like most blokes who watch sports.  I like to have a bet on games…

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Taiwanese Saving Seats Tactic

03-10-2015

Today and a few times in the past recently I have tried the scabby Taiwanese tactic of saving seats in coffee shops, fast food places, and other similar establishments by leaving bags, books, and other…

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Taipei / Museum of Contemporary Art-Hong Kong Contemporary Art Exhibition

08-09-2015

 ▶Website http://www.mocataipei.org.tw/Address | No.39, Chang'an W. Rd., Datong Dist., Taipei City 103, TaiwanMRT | Danshui Line, Zhongshan Station, Exit R4Bus | 216, 217, 218, 220, 224, 247, 260, 287, 310 Zhongshan Market Stop▶AdmissionGeneral admission 50NT20% discount…

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Lehua Night Market - Yonghe

19-08-2015

Close to Yongan Market MRT StationTonight I went to one of the best night markets in Taipei, it is the big one in Yonghe(Lehua) which is very close to Yongan Market Mrt Station. Personally I think…

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Premier League Pass

15-08-2015

So if you are living in Taiwan and love the premier league, but haven't already heard about Premier League Pass then you must be in some kind of bubble.For 3000NT roughly you can watch every…

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Central Weather Bureau - Best Place to Check Weather Warnings

06-08-2015

If you don't know by now I don't know where you have all been.  Especially if you are currently living in Taiwan but the biggest Typhoon of the year anywhere is heading directly for Taiwan.The…

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The Best Places to Buy PlayStation and Xbox Games in Taipei

02-07-2015

Guanghua Electronics Plaza (opening time - 10am to 9pm.  Closest MRT - Zhongxiao Xinsheng.)Taipei City Mall (Opening time - 11am to 9.30pm.  Closest MRT - Beimen, or Taipei Station)There are two good places to buy…

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GoGoRo Smart Scooter

19-06-2015

GoGoRo Website Today while riding around Taipei I came across a stand where they would let you have a test ride of the GoGoRo Smart scooter that is currently being pushed a lot in Taipei.…

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Imagine Dragons Taipei Gig

29-05-2015

Imagine Dragons seemed to be one of the last year's most popular bands and they are coming to Taiwan. The gig will take place at Nangang Exhibition Centre, which has its own MRT Station at…

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Taiwan Gig Guide is Gone!!!

28-05-2015

When I first started this website, one of the first sites I wanted to share with you all was Taiwan Gig Guide. This was always one of the best resources for foreigners to find out…

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Muji Design Your Own Notebooks

23-05-2015

While out and about in Taipei today, and in general hiding from the rain.  I came across something I thought was very fun.  You can design your own notebooks.  You have to first buy the…

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