Planes, Trains and Automobiles…(and scooters)

My recommendation is to not leave Taiwan without seeing it from the back of a scooter. As I mentioned in previous posts, scooter life here is DEEP. Like rolling in packs at a stoplight–having your own section of the street, entire side streets, or sections of the sidewalk–rows upon rows of parking–deep. My gracious partner…

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Might as well be written in Chinese…

I had my first day of exploring Taiwan with a friend here, and let me say it has been interesting. First let me backtrack to the flight from Tokyo to Taiwan on Japan Airlines, because that was also nutty. The meal they served on this flight (mind you we weren’t expecting to really eat on…

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EBT and a monthly Metro

Two cards that sum up to $300 each month that no longer comes out of my paycheck—WOOOOOOOOHHHOOOOOOOO!!!!! Anyway, the process of the EBT application, blows! And, technically they still haven’t confirmed that they have all my documentation, and said they will cut off after october if they don’t receive it all. (btw, I sent it,…

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Quase…

So the days of class are dwindling down, and by dwindling I mean I only have 3 more days of classes left. Then we travel for 2 weeks, then do our individual research projects for 3 weeks, come back, write a paper, present the paper, and go back to the US. It feels like it’s…

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