If you spend enough time in a foreign country, even the starkest cultural differences have a way of melting away like a bad mood in the summer sun.
Brian Sio from Macau recalls traveling to Taiwan multiple times in the past years for sightseeing, meeting friends and relaxation.
Chelsea Lee from the U.S. started a conversation with a local taxi driver, learning some 'taxi wisdom' on her way to school.
“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.
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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.
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.
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.