Monthly Archives: July 2012

Xinbeitou Hot Springs

So, we decided to try going to the hot springs at Xinbeitou, and I was pretty excited because I’d never been to hot springs before.  Well, let me tell you, I may never go again.  We were told about a … Continue reading

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The Luxy

Last night we went to the nightclub The Luxy.  It was technically my first time clubbing and drinking.  We all had some vodka before we went in and once inside, it was the universally awkward party scene–no one wanted to … Continue reading

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What?

Why are some of the pictures in my posts normal-sized and others are gigantic?  I’m posting them all the same way…

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Calligraphy Class

Our study abroad experience includes several extra cultural classes, one of them being a calligraphy class.  I’ve done it before, and it’s pretty fun.  We were given the brushes and calligraphy paper and taught the correct way to make the … Continue reading

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A Night Market Feast

So here’s some stories of food from the Shihlin Night Market.  We went for squid, which is basically raw and grilled right in front of us, then cut up into small, manageable pieces and put into a bucket with skewers.  … Continue reading

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Ming Chuan Main Campus

Today my friend Joyce wanted to go visit the Ming Chuan Main Campus.  (We’re staying at the smaller, Jihe campus.)  When we got there, we had a (terribly one-sided) conversation with a security guard about going in, because apparently we … Continue reading

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Exploring Taipei

My posts have been lacking in text.  Hmm…  Oh well.  Anyway, the other day, when we went to the Eslite Bookstore, we also saw some fun sights and cool buildings (like Taipei 101) so I’ll share those pictures now too. … Continue reading

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