Here is a list of things to do in Taichung, Central Taiwan & Taiwan. If you have a suggestion, a comment or need help with any of these, please contact me through my TaichungExpat Line account. Add me using the ID: @hem6064z or scan this code: TAICHUNG TOURISM – First off, the Taichung Tourism Bureau…
TaichungExpat Talks with the Feig Brothers
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TaichungExpat Talks with Wade Kaardal
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TaichungExpat Talks with Shaun Bettinson
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TaichungExpat Talks with Julia Richardson
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TaichungExpat Talks with Jude Cossey
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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. The most important part…
Banking in Taichung
Taichung has plenty of banks, with mostly local and a few international branches you should be able to easily find a bank that can fill whatever needs you have. Special note for US Citizens, you will almost always have a more difficult time opening any type of financial accounts abroad because of reporting laws forced…
Losing My History – Expat Issues
I’m a storyteller. Sharing funny moments from my life with family and friends is part of my identity. So when we moved overseas to Taiwan, something unexpected happened. In the course of a 13 hour plane ride, I became a nobody. It was as if my life, my stories, my history suddenly became a burner cell…
A Clash of Cultures
by Todd Blackhurst What seems to be the greatest difficulty in living abroad? Language, Culture, Food ??? I would argue it is the culture. Just as many people around the world study the English language, but that doesn’t translate into an understanding of Western cultures, or a particular culture that speaks English. For Example, a…