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.
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 […]
They didn’t want to go at first, but
If you’re in the Bay Area, check out this exhibit at the Thoreau Center in the Presidio, featuring 38 emerging Asian American women artists.