Holidays in Taichung January 2nd 2011 Hello all!
Just wanted to give you a few photos to view of the Cornel Christmas/Thanksgiving Party. Although neither holiday is widely accepted in Taiwan - the main religion here is Buddism - as a way to completly immerse the students into American culture, holidays that are celebrated in America are also adapted.
We celebrated Thanksgiving on Thanksgiving Day and held a party for all the ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Taichung In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
Hello everyone! I just created this blog as a convienient way for you to take a quick glance on any updates on my life, travels, adventures, etc. As you all know, I am currently living in Taichung, Taiwan and will be here until the end of July/beginning of August. It's been an amazing experience thus far, meeting all expectations that I had of a completely different culture, and then some. In addition to living in Taiwan and taking full advantage of many of the wonderful and interesting encounters and episodes, I found and am still finding that Taiwan offers a wonderful homebase for traveling ... full info