It wasn’t my first time visiting the Taipei 101 building, but it was my first time going up to the observatory floors! 552 more words
Taipei 101! Though the sloping columns at Dulles in Vicky’s photo are much more appealing to kids trying to run up the walls.
After some cross-country texting and the Thanksgiving holidays, Vicky’s wonderful parents switch countries with me. 88 more words
“Und sie sind sicher, dass sie kein Chinesisch sprechen?”
“Ich bin mir da ziemlich sicher.”
“Erstaunlich”, meinte sie und studierte mein Einreiseformular erneut, “Sie haben ihre Adresse in Taiwan fehlerfrei auf Chinesisch aufgeschrieben.” 500 more words
One of the best things about living in Japan—especially compared to Canada—is that travelling to different countries is very easy and can be surprisingly cheap. Travelling within Japan, on the other hand, is very much like Canada in that it’s outrageously expensive. 1,390 more words
Well here I sit, upon the ledge of time once more, that point where the world leaps through my fingertips to autograph itself into transitory status, awaiting your swirling eyes to bring these squiggled fossils to vivid life within your imagination. 981 more words