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What is Tomb Sweeping Day?
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What is Tomb Sweeping Day?

Tomb Sweeping Day is an annual holiday in Taiwan and most of Asian culture. It usually falls around the fourth day of the fourth month in the lunar calendar. Although the actual date is fixed, many people will choose a time that is convenient for their whole family to gather to celebrate. This year, 2017, the...

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Dr. Huang the Dentist

If you are looking for a Dentist who speaks English – flawlessly in my opinion – and has a great personable manner, then this might be your guy! Dr. Huang works at this clinic and after my visit, I’ll definitely be going back. I will say, they are very busy and you may have to...

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Banking in Taichung

Taichung has a plethora of banks, both local and international. Cathay Bank, HSBC, Citibank, Bank of Taiwan, MegaBank, Taiwan Cooperative Bank, etc. All of these institutions are great places to do business and place your money, if you are Taiwanese. But what is a foreigner to do? I won’t recommend a specific bank, but will...