Travel Blogs from Taipei
We cannot believe that time has flown by so fast! Today was the fourth day of our trip! We took a four hour bus ride to the village of Juifen. There we went shopping on a very narrow street with a lot of shops, and we had a lot of fun at a shop that sells prank toys. After that, we went to the ...
... get myself together... anyway since then I have a couple new things in my life. I got to experience Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Snow, Blossoms, and well much much more and now I am living happily in my new family. Where my Chinese is in great progress, however my French and English are suffering.
First of all, Chinese New Year is not as absolutely crazy as we all think. Before this year I pictured Streets filled with people, ...
... to the stuffs in Bangkok if you've been there.
Lunch was at Modern Toilet restaurant, which has a very unique theme of - you guessed it - all things in the toilet. This starts from the signboard, which is a glorified XXXXXL sized toilet bowl. My steamboat came in the shape of a toilet bowl too. The guys at the next table ordered this bread that came in the shaped of a pile of ****, we couldn't stop laughing at how ridiculously it is to be eating this ...
... slip but left mine in my passport. I guess I should take that out or the Australian customs may get too interested.
We spent the next two hours checking up on the weather forecast in Taiwan and the easiest way to get back to the hotel should the plane be diverted to Taoyuan Airport. I had only researched getting to the hotel from Songshan Airport. Taoyuan wasn’t even on my radar. One option was to catch a shuttle from the airport to the ...
... break, there were no students, however, the history teachers came in and met with us. We had a great discussion. The discussion focused on the differences in instructional strategies. I got the impression that the Taiwanese teachers wanted to have more collaborative learning in their classrooms rather than direct instruction. They were particularly interested in how we teach about Abe Lincoln. Two of ...
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