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Where' s Taiwan: Clarity, Truth and Fiction
We have been in Taiwan for almost two years. And at that point we have begun to see some tendencies, what is believed by folks that Taiwan is like that. I mean, sometimes it'?s just the right thing. That is why we have chosen to clean the winds once and for all by removing some misunderstandings and at the sameieve some of the prejudices.
Thinking we could have added a few more things to the shortlist, we tried to depend most on the assumptions we heard from those who hadn't made it to Taiwan. Accordingly, here are facts and fictions about Taiwan. Let's begin with the misunderstandings: So where do you reside?
Lovin' thailand-style cooking. Where do you stay? It'?s not Thailand? Oh, Taiwan. Where' s Taiwan again? "Loving thailand food" is the most important message we get after telling folks that we are living in Taiwan. Because the number one Google keyword for Taiwan is'Where is Taiwan?
Here is a map of Taiwan to illustrate this: Maybe it goes with the whole Thailand thing. Whilst we are living near the Ecuador, Taiwan is in East Asia, not really Southeast Asia (like Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam...) While there are some really nice beaches in the southern part of Taiwan, there are also some really not so nice ones.
I' m still in my coat and we're approaching at the end of April. Although we like Taiwan, it's not exactly the screen saver edition of heaven you can imagine. They don't exist in Taiwan. But I was extremly disillusioned about this because I like a few kind of eggs rolling, even if the calcium counter is probably gorgeous.
Taipei is working extremly harsh. Although we don't work quite as much as our colleagues in Taiwan, we still work here. While we can go exploring on the weekend and sometimes travelling through Asia, we are not only in Taiwan on a longer holiday.
In comparison to a westerly perspective, Taïwanese are poor riders. In Taiwan it is perfectly natural to cross the midline as you drive laughably slow in your covered Honda Civic. I am sure that the Taipeians think that all aliens are really the poor riders, and I would not dare to fight with them.
The rice and pasta are two staple foods of Thai cooking, found at almost every lunch. "To ever challenge this method, I adore my carb. Until we came to Taiwan, I read an obsolete paper in which the writer claimed that in Taiwan it would never be a success; it was an genuine part of Taiwan' s civilization, and there was simply no way that it could rival it.
There is a big amount of espresence in Taiwan - one that seems to become more and more important every second. That' s Hsinchu, not Taipei or Kaohsiung or one of the'big' towns in Taiwan, but Hsinchu. Taïwan is one of the most populous nations in the run. I' m still doing my best to deal with a lot of crowds everywhere.
Many places in Taiwan are still unaffected by urbanisation and ruralization. Have we changed your false ideas about Taiwan? Would you like to know more about what Taiwan has to offer? Would you like to learn more? For an all-in-one Taiwan lifestyle guidebook, 101 Hints to Live in Taiwan, free of charge.