Food in Taichung, street food and traditional

Food in Taichung, street food and traditional

As I mentioned in my last post the majority of the food we ate while in Taiwan was street food, or at local restaurants with almost no English. This was something we wouldn't have been able to do easily without our friends who took the time to order everything we ate for us, suggesting their [...]

National Taichung Theater 台中國家歌劇院

National Taichung Theater 台中國家歌劇院

The National Taichung Theater was one of the next places we visited. We spent a lot of time wandering the first floor where pop up "lifestyle" shops had set up, selling all sorts of art, from artisan soaps and candies to housewares and stationary to showcasing hand painted saxophones. We also explored our way around [...]

Tunghai University 東海大學

Tunghai University 東海大學

On our first day in Taichung our friends took us to Tunghai University so that we could visit the Luce Chapel and try some things made from the experimental farm. The Tunghai University campus is big, enough so that there's a bus that drives about campus, similar to those you'd find in a city (or in the [...]

Taiwan-transportation

Taiwan-transportation

After getting home from my tour of Laos I essentially did nothing but sleep for days, eventually went back to work to finish up the school year and moved back into my apartment. (remodeling sucks) After the school year finished I took a long weekend and met with my friend from Daegu and together we [...]