Finally, today, after a month in Tainan, I signed my contract for an apartment. Let me see… I must have probably looked at over 20 apartments, and each of those has opened a new door into some strange bizarre Taiwanese culture and peculiar life in Tainan. I owe a big thanks to my London guardian angel for helping me through this…
If you’re someone searching for an apartment in Tainan, there are a few methods to go about that:
This flat I got was actually auctioned in Yahoo. To sign the contract we used the template sold in convenience stores for 15NT$:
After over a month in a small ensuite hotel-like room I was looking for something a bit bigger with a kitchen that I can actually make something to eat and a room – anyroom – that’s not the bedroom. Here’s a little of what I ended up with:
That whole apartment hunt was completely surreal. I’m happy I won’t have to do that again for a while.
BTW – if anybody wants to come over and visit, I’ve got a spare room standing by… 😉