Taiwan Memes

Taiwan Memes in January 2019

Hope you’ve been enjoying the memes lately! This is a bit of new direction from what I normally publish both on my blog and Facebook page but it has been really enjoyable to make memes that are Taiwan / foreigner related. Well, for your enjoyment, here are the memes that were published in January 2019! […]

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Blogs

Detention — The Taiwanese Video Game That Elevated the Horror Genre

There are very few horror games that grab my attention for too long. They are usually just jump-scare ladened time killers for whatever discount I bought them on a Steam sale for. However, Red Candle Game’s “Detention” blew me away with a video game that captured everything that makes horror truly disturbing. The game is […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Think all Expats are “Losers”

I’ve been guilty, like a lot of people, of believing that something around 50% of expats in Asia, Taiwan, China or wherever you may be losers. There’s a lot of talk about how people come to Asia because they couldn’t make it in their own country. It’s an easy lie to fall into because it’s […]

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Waiguoren in Taiwan — What it Means, Why it Matters

Waiguoren (外國人) is an interesting word that doesn’t simply mean “foreigner.” Waiguoren’s polysemic meanings as a word are diverse, meaning, it has multiple meanings depending on who the person is saying it, and the person hearing it. As much as we like to simplify the meaning of words as having definite meanings, I think this […]

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5 Tips for Transitioning from English Teaching to a Business Job in Taiwan

By and large, the single biggest sector for professional foreigners in Taiwan is English teaching. Naturally, many people are attracted to the above-average pay ($600-$800 NTD an hour starting off) and might not be aware that English teaching is a very challenging job and it’s not for everyone. This article isn’t about putting down teaching […]

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