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Yoda's taxi of wisdom
Chelsea Lee from the U.S. started a conversation with a local taxi driver, learning some 'taxi wisdom' on her way to school.
The Taiwan Miracle
"Murli Melwani lived and worked for 25 years in Taiwan. In semi-retirement now in the U.S, he writes as a hobby. His short stories have been published in various countries including, U.S.A., U.K., Hong Kong and India. A few have been included in anthologies.
Enjoying a better life
Each of these things has made Taiwan an even better place to live and to visit, according to Nicolle Singer from the U.S., who hopes those who live here are aware of their good fortune.
Shawn Fan wants to remain close to Taiwan
Shawn Fan, currently teaches in an elementary school as an intern hopes to become a bilingual teacher. She plans to graduate from Illinois State University this coming May with a bachelor's degree in bilingual/bicultural elementary education.
Understanding Taiwan
Wakefield Li remarks that studying in a foreign country is more than an exercise in liguistic acquisition - it is about being immersed in new cultures.
I have a way about me. I like a thing done well and done consistently that way. I like principle and those that adhere to it. This is the case in my private and professional lives. I say grace and I say it with meaning. I say I will be at the meeting on foreign revenues at 6:30 a.m. and I'm never late. I like a plan. I like to stick to it.
A free country where your destiny isn't set
What is the place that you call home? If you think of home as the place where you currently live then my home is in Japan. I think of home in a different way: it is the place I see when I close my eyes and when I think of that very word ... I see Taiwan.
Running offers a unique glance at Taipei
It's 6 p.m. on a school day. I shut down my laptop, lace up my running shoes, grab my iPod and take off.
Fascination finds Shayla savoring Taiwan
Fascinated with Chinese culture and history, American Shayla Sturgess is learning Chinese at the Mandarin Training Center in the National Taiwan Normal University, and plans to utilize her language skills in a government or research related position in the future.
Finding Zen in Taipei on a Tuesday night
It's Tuesday night, and I'm sitting cross legged, meditating at a Zen center in a little corner of the bustling Taipei City. I'm supposed to be counting my out breath: one, two, three ... but my mind wanders off.
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