Taiwan Diaries: Convenience Stores

(Taipei, Taiwan) They’re all the same everywhere Taiwanese loves their convenience store, and with so much round the corner, it’s a wonder how they could earn money. I first observed this when I arrived in Taipei Main Station. 2 Seven Eleven are within walking distance of each other. With other competitors – Family Mart and … Read moreTaiwan Diaries: Convenience Stores

Taiwan Diaries: Communication Miscommunication

(Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan) No English! When trying to buy dinner to fill the stomach in Taichung, I came across a hawker store. As my usual methods to buy food by judging through the pictures or just to follow the crowd’s favorite was out of the question, there’s no easy time getting my dinner. There’s … Read moreTaiwan Diaries: Communication Miscommunication