The confusing Taiwanese winter : freezing at 30c

Last week was full of typical Taiwanese winter days averaging around 28-30c with clear blue skies and refreshing sea-wind. I was just cruising around on the scooter, getting things done and enjoying Taiwanese winter, as I realize something strange. So maybe to share that feeling with you, here’s a quick snapshot of what’s around me […]

25 Jan, 2008 in Chinese culture, India
Tags: , , , ,
Chinese New Year in India

I’ll be off to spend the Chinese new year wondering around India. Hopefully, will have a lot of adventures and photos to share with you. BTW – seems like this blog no longer needs me in order to keep posting, so – oddly enough – it will keep self posting even while I’m not …

You just don’t see that many western-tourists around Tainan, although there’s alot to see. Even the internationals leaving in the city rarely take the time to explore around and appreciate some of the history and beauty that’s in this city. Through a website soon to open up, I came across those wonderful touring Tainan videos, […]

It’s great seeing other Israelis doing well in Taiwan. Warms my heart. The other night, as I was meeting someone at Tainan’s “Hangout”, I picked the newest issue of +886, the Taipei based life style magazine in both Chinese and English, and noticed something familiar on the cover. I stared at it for a few […]

11 Jan, 2008 in Chinese culture, Tainan
Tags: , , , , , ,

It makes sense that the oldest tea shop in Taiwan would be in Tainan – the oldest city in Taiwan. A Chinese exchange student friend took me to a place I would otherwise probably never know about – a 5 (or was it 6) generations running family tea-shop in Tainan. Welcoming us in his pajamas […]

Alishan-5.JPG

It was one of those “I don’t care I need a vacation” kind’o things. All in a rush, arranging things with a Taiwanese travel agency I found on the web, I set to meet with some new friends in Chia-Yi’s train-station and take a 2 day tour up Alishan.   We made a few stops …

Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonVisions of Travel InstagramVisions of Travel InstagramVisions of Travel Instagram