10 reasons why you shouldn’t live in Taiwan

Taiwan is a great place full of natural beauty, excellent food and convenience. However, many people come to find these things are not satisfying them and can no longer justify staying on the island due to various reasons. Here is a list of those reasons based off complaints/concerns from Taiwanese and foreigners alike, and do…

Why are Chinese so loud?

This is a question asked by many. In general, socializing at louder volumes usually means the more lively and exciting the conversation is, and at times determines the amount of effort a host has made to entertain guests. For the Chinese, it is no different. However, I have rarely been to social gatherings with Chinese…

The Chinese on driving

There is a special flow to driving in China that is both unspoken and dangerous. While complicated and messy, what seems as complete and utter chaos on the roads in China is not the result of confusion on the road but rather complete awareness and understanding of the traffic. When taxi drivers or drivers in…