Tag: Taiwan

September 5, 2012 Tessa Bradford 7 comments

There’s been a hot air balloon festival in Taidong, over on the east coast, all summer. Nicole and I wanted to go for weeks, but never could make it happen, but had decided that we’d make sure to get out there for the last day. Because surely the last day will be extra big! You…

September 2, 2012 Tessa Bradford 8 comments

Kevin was in Taiwan for a year and a half, and sadly (for us) he’s now moved on to his next adventures (hopping around South East Asia and two months at a Kung Fu camp in China— I’m so jealous!). For the last several months he’s been talking about wanting to go to Kenting to…

August 25, 2012 Tessa Bradford 7 comments

James and I met in Beijing, you might remember, when we were both studying at Renmin Daxue. He’s been in China for the last year, first doing a second semester in Beijing, then an internship in Shanghai. When he left China he opted for stopping by Taiwan for a few weeks before heading home to…

August 12, 2012 Tessa Bradford 8 comments

So Nicole, Youming, Kevin and I packed up for a weekend in Xiao Liuqiu. We booked so late that every hostel was already filled to the brim except one, so we grabbed the last available room on the island and headed out.

July 9, 2012 Tessa Bradford 8 comments

Sam, Youming, and I took a trip back to Liangshan one weekend. This was my third trip there (trips one and two were both pretty wonderful), and it remains my favorite spot on this island.

March 19, 2012 Tessa Bradford 8 comments

This weekend we headed to Tainan for a food tour with a group of Youming’s friends. They planned the trip for us; Tainan is considered a food center of Taiwan, and so we spent the day sampling some of the more famous dishes around the city. 

March 4, 2012 Tessa Bradford 5 comments

I spent 2 days looking for a job; I had a few offers, and I decided to take a job with Clover English School. I’ll be teaching full time to kids ages 7 to 15, with around 20 kids in each class. I’ve signed a year long contract, and it’s nice to have the security…