The Pizza street that I love

It is not difficult to find restaurants in Taipei city where people commute every day, either to their workplaces or schools. There are several pizza shops that I found on Bade Rd. Section 3, therefore, I call it the pizza street. To begin with this street, let’s take a look at the post office. The…

The miracle that we long for

Taiwan is an island with diversified ethnic groups and dialects, though the official language is Mandarin now, the history and existence of this island have been ignored by this world for long time. The hostile posturing from China should be blamed of course, but the active engagement for global affairs and positive minds toward Taiwan…

New event on June 4th

When it comes to June 4th, it probably reminds people of Tiananmen Square protest outside of Chinese world. To most Taiwanese, we do not commemorate this tragic day like Hong Kong people did; though people in Hong Kong now are not allowed to do anything implied June 4th nor wear black T-shirt on the street….

Bow to China series

Long before many international companies invested to China, Taiwan has been bowed to China for over decades. Except the previous government that had affection toward China due to history, ethnic reason or economic reliance; Taiwanese have been used to kneel down before Chinese for a long time, causing our people to get away with Chinese…

Things are different in Taipei

Taipei, as the capital of Taiwan, is nonetheless having the most resources and talented people on this island. Business, night life, education service, and even police are centered here. Many people come and go without leaving a trace, just like other cities in this world. If you are a foreigner, you do not have to…

Global enemy: Covid-19

When the Covid-19 first burst out, many people were panic without knowing the real remedy to heal the dying patients. Taiwan, as one of the countries to ban all flights from Wuhan and hence had enough time to protect the habitants, plus the experience from SARS about two decades ago, which helps us from surviving…

Japan fans in Taiwan

It is not difficult for those who are in Taiwan to find lots of Japanese restaurants, shops, or even department stores in each city, and some of the owners are locals instead of Japanese. The Japan trend can be traced back to 1980s or even earlier, whether its J-pop, dramas or comic books. Even now,…

Chinese rules and its impact on Taiwanese

As far as I can remember, Chinese is a sensitive word in Taiwan, no matter it means culture or ethnic group. Despite the fact that some Taiwanese were traced back to China, while indigenous people were the origin of Maori in Australia and some people in Pacific island; being a normal Taiwanese was never an…

Exotic foods and foreigners in Taiwan

Taiwanese are proud to say that we are a friendly country to foreigners, according to some of news sources and locals. Most of foreigners are staying in metro Taipei due to its convenience and language education. Unlike people in Taipei city, citizens who live in other cities usually commute by motorcycles or cars, and that…

Public places near Taiwan Boulevard

For people who would like to visit this city without having a car or scooter, the public transportation seems to be the most easiest way to get around this new city. Recently, the mass rapid transportation in Taichung has finally started their service for the public. So if you want to spend your afternoon at…