A Long Weekend in Kuala Lumpur

This past week we had a long weekend here in Taipei and decided to head out of Taiwan for the break. We chose Kuala Lumpur because it was a relatively cheap flight and we figured it was somewhere we could do in a weekend. There are some cities that you can go to for a…

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Another Christmas Away

I’ve written before about being away from home at Christmas. In Turkey, Christmas time was the worst time of year, because I missed my family and I missed Christmas in general. There were no Christmas lights, or markets or reminders of the holiday season anywhere. Even at the school I worked in we couldn’t even…

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Two Months in Taiwan

It’s been two months since I arrived in Taipei, and I’m sitting here in a coffee shop drinking some of the best coffee I’ve had in years thinking about how glad I am that I made this move.

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Here’s to Another Year in Another Place

Here we are again, and it feels like only yesterday I was starting my job in Budapest, thinking how new everything felt and wondering how long it would take for Budapest to feel like home. Now I’m sitting in my new room in Taipei, wondering the same thing. How long will it take for this…

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