I have a soft spot for carnival games, especially the janky DIY kind found in tourist areas and night markets around Taiwan.
What was my favorite part of going to Taiwan? Visiting my 90 year old grandmothers and seeing my boys meet their great-grandmothers.
Our concept of beauty and racism may have more in common than we think. What the recent Korean beauty pageant controversy has in common with childhood taunting. And how to raise confident kids of all races.
This really happened. We were at a history park in Yilan County (sorry I can’t be more specific, I was doubled over with food poisoning most of the day), I heard their voices. “Where are you from?” called a squeaky voiced boy in a thick Taiwanese accent. I turend to see a group of […]
This week’s installment of Taiwan Tuesday focuses on language in Taiwan. Whether it’s in Mandarin, Taiwanese or English, communication reflects the beautiful island’s complicated roots.
The first leg of our trip was like a journey back in time. Photos from Hualien and Taiwan’s eastern coast.
In just a few days, my family will be boarding a plane for Taiwan. One of the reasons I really wanted to make this journey now, is that I’d like my boys to be able to see the island while they still have the eyes of children. I went to Taiwan for the first […]
Now that all the red envelopes for Lunar New Year have been handed out, do your kids save or spend?