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Crossover at the Taipei Grand

October 2019 It’s now been nearly 10 months of living in Taiwan, and I have reached the point where I am counting the days until I return, rather than those I’ve been here for. I have lived in my final host families house for a month and a bit, and I can’t say a bad… Read more »


It’s now 7 months and 22 days into the adventure. As I write this months report, I realize how insanely fast the time here is going. I am now going into my 8th month of living in Taiwan, and It struck me that my exchange is almost two thirds through. This Sunday I will be… Read more »

Three Things to do Before You Die

June 2019 I’m now, believe it or not, 5 months and 10 days into my Taiwan exchange. School has finished for now as well as Chinese class and I am well settled into my new host family. I’ve lived with them for about a month and a half now and it is such an unbelievably… Read more »

On Top of The World

May 2019 I am now 4 months and 15 days into my exchange in Taiwan. Life is going great. Chinese class is running smoothly as usual and I have just moved into my second host family. I am excited, curious and sad all at once. I feel I have such a strong connection with my… Read more »

Vintage Stores n Vinyls

March 2019 Happy Easter everyone! I have spent 3 months in Taiwan. I think I am now completely settled in this new country and starting to come to terms with the fact that it is home. Chinese lessons have been going really well. We are moving at double the speed of the other exchange students… Read more »

From Taipei to Kanting and Back

After what has felt like two weeks, I am two months into my exchange and still feeling very fresh to everything. From food and family life to school and public transport, everything continues to interest me like it did when I first arrived. During the last month everything has started to take off. I have… Read more »

Pigs Feet and Century Eggs

I am now one month into my exchange in Taipei, Taiwan. So far life has been non stop and one thing is for sure; the Taiwanese do not mess around. It already seems like it’s going too fast. My exchange so far has been packed with events non stop. My first week was a settling… Read more »