Let me start off by telling you about my favorite runbing (潤餅）in all of Taiwan, found at 南台春捲 in Kaoshiung. Look at this! Everything about it was great: the roasted pork, the just-right vegetables, the crunchy peanuts, the fragrant tofu curd, the paper-thin skin. Everything, except 1. the sugar that was added in separately, and 2.… Read More Kaoshiung Adventures!
I’m taking a class on Taiwan Through the Lens of Its Museums, in which we talk about museology and the history of museums in Taiwan. In addition to guest lectures and assigned readings, we also have trips to museums. There’s definitely pattern here where I sign up for classes that go on trips. So far we’ve only… Read More National Palace Museum
In Taiwan, you will find a lot of people who believe that their strongest asset as a culture is 人情味(pronounced ren ching way), which can roughly be translated into a focus on human relationships and familiarity. My taxi driver from the airport told me this, again, on our way back, as the long highway stretched… Read More People and Transportation