Comparing Taipei and Kaohsiung is like comparing New York City to Philly. Taipei and NYC are big, gritty, international. Kaohsiung, like Philly, is the under appreciated little brother. Most people assume they are boring and industrial. Not so. Kaohsiung is beautiful! And to prove it, I’m going to give you a photo tour. My Apartment I … Continue reading It’s Always Sunny…
When I realized I wasn’t going to fall back asleep after waking up at 4:45a my first morning in Taipei, I stumbled into the bathroom to wake myself up with a shower. As I walked in, I had such a strong olfactory-induced flashback it stopped me cold (and, no, it’s not what you’re thinking). The … Continue reading So You Want to Go to Taipei
I have recovered from jet lag sufficiently enough to talk about this amazing place and why I’m here. Taiwan is awesome. I don’t mean that in the “rad” or “tubular” early-90s sense of the word. I mean that in the original definition of inspiring awe. But more on why Taiwan inspires awe later. Why am … Continue reading “Meg, Why Are You Back in Asia?”
Guys, guess what?! I’m back! I’ll be in Taiwan this summer interning at the American Institute of Taiwan- Kaohsiung Branch. I just arrived in country and I have major jet lag so a proper (re)opening blog post will soon follow. But I’m super excited to be back in Asia and I’m even more excited to … Continue reading China 2.0
This ain’t over yet.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get … Continue reading 2012 in review
I know what you’re thinking- “Three months, Meghan?!” THREE?!” Let me get my apologies out of the way now. The beginning of the semester was really boring with no new information and now I’ve been so busy I can’t think straight. So let me catch you up. Semester Long I’m still teaching the little kids. … Continue reading The 22 Day Mark!