6 Times I was a Stupid Foreigner in Taiwan

Being new to a country, or rather a continent as was the case when I arrived in Taiwan, a few bumps along the road are inevitable. Yet couple that with my inability to speak Chinese, my scatty nature and you find yourself with a full blown recipe for disaster.


Learning Chinese: a process as much as a challenge

It is with a good reason that the phrase, “[He] might as well have been Chinese”, is employed in instances where the listener is truly and utterly perplexed. This is a phrase that I have come to hold in a whole new light in the past three months.