Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

Hey everyone! It’s already the Mid-Autumn Festival in Taipei, and looks like summer finally noticed that it has already overstayed its welcome. It seems like the leaves just suddenly turned yellow and the summer flowers just randomly started falling. We got a nice breeze and light showers today too. A perfect time to celebrate! In Taiwan, the Mid-Autumn…

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The school year that was

Time flies! I can’t believe that I already finished one school year in Taipei; it feels like yesterday since I moved into my dorm for the first time and met all my amazing classmates. This week marks the start of my second year in grad school, and things are bound to get even busier and…

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I’m moving!

All the details have been finalized a week ago, but I can finally announce it now that it’s official… I’m moving to an off-campus apartment! Now that I think of it, moving to an off-campus apartment is exactly what I need now that I have adjusted to life in Taipei. But finding an apartment as a…

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Long weekend at the Yehliu Geopark

Soooo… Last week we had our second long weekend for this semester at the start of April, and this time it was for the Tomb Sweeping Festival. I wasn’t quite sure what to feel about all these long weekends since they’re messing up my school mood and I’m actually having a hard time concentrating and…

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Timeless Thoughts: Family jamming

Timeless Thoughts is a monthly blog linkup hosted by Georgie and Tara, where bloggers would write about something from their past. Any topic from the past will do – it can be a place, an event, an item, or an old hobby. The linkup starts on the first Saturday of each month and runs for two weeks. In 2006, the…

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A Day In My Life

Happy Tuesday everybody! Lately I’ve been seeing lots of posts like this and I figured that it would be fun to share with you guys a typical school day for me. After all, since I moved to Taiwan I realized that I still haven’t shared much about my life here, and I think this would be…

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Life Songs: Once

On my iPod, I have a playlist named “Life songs”, which are songs from important moments of my life, or songs with lyrics that really struck me during an important period of my life. One of the songs on this playlist is called Once by Shane Filan (some of you may know him as the former…

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