By Todd Blackhurst 7-11 in Taiwan is the most convenient place on the planet. If you didn’t already know, there are so many things you can do there, it could easily be both an office and your second home. After reading … Continue reading What Can You Do at 7-11 in Taiwan?
By Todd Blackhurst Moving to Taichung? New to town? What do you need to know? Where do you find help? First, welcome to one of the great cities in Taiwan and all of Asia. Taichung is an amazing and incredible … Continue reading I’m Moving to Taichung!
Tomb Sweeping Day is an annual holiday in Taiwan and most of Asian culture. It usually falls around the fourth day of the fourth month in the lunar calendar. Although the actual date is fixed, many people will choose a time … Continue reading What is Tomb Sweeping Day?
Here are my thoughts about going to the NIA in Taiwan. If you have any additional advice, please leave a comment below! https://goo.gl/maps/z7XfnbdA7Fo Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Weekdays, Closed on Weekends & Holidays http://www.immigration.gov.tw/mp.asp?mp=2 Continue reading The National Immigration Agency
My daughter is enrolled in Taiwan Driving school and I took an evening to drive around the practice course with her. Here’s what I experienced. Continue reading Taiwan Driving School – Hmmm
If you are looking for a Dentist who speaks English – flawlessly in my opinion – and has a great personable manner, then this might be your guy! Dr. Huang works at this clinic and after my visit, I’ll definitely be going back. I will say, they are very busy and you may have to wait in order to get an appointment, but if quality, communication and comfort are important to you, then it might be worth it. CLICK HERE for the clinic’s map link. Continue reading Dr. Huang the Dentist
Taichung has a plethora of banks, both local and international. Cathay Bank, HSBC, Citibank, Bank of Taiwan, MegaBank, Taiwan Cooperative Bank, etc. All of these institutions are great places to do business and place your money, if you are Taiwanese. But what is a foreigner to do? I won’t recommend a specific bank, but will tell you that your experience will largely depend on which branch and who you end up working with. I highly recommend you check with other expat friends and ask about their personal experience and for their recommendations. That being said, I can give you my … Continue reading Banking in Taichung
Here is the link to the APP for Meitu – Download to your iphone and snap away, edit your photos and then click through to the iBon app to send your photos to the iBon printer. The iBon app will … Continue reading Free Photo Prints at 7-11! Get them while they last!
Taichung’s Anything & Everything Store Use these characters in Google Maps to search for the closest store to your location: 全友五金 Continue reading The Anything & Everything Store
There are several different types of parking lots, this being the main kind that use tokens. Others may take a picture of your license plate as you enter the parking garage and then when you get ready to exit you … Continue reading Parking Lots in Taiwan