Losing My History – Expat Issues

I’m a storyteller. Sharing funny moments from my life with family and friends is part of my identity. So when we moved overseas to Taiwan, something unexpected happened. In the course of a 13 hour plane ride, I became a nobody. It was as if my life, my stories, my history suddenly became a burner cell phone. Pull the sim and discard in the nearest trash (which by the way, is pretty hard to find here if you know what I mean). If you have moved across cultures, you know exactly what I’m talking about. And it doesn’t necessarily require a … Continue reading Losing My History – Expat Issues

The TIX Most Requested Info

Here is a compilation of the most requested info on the Taichung Info Exchange, including links to other Facebook pages of use to expats living in Taichung/Taiwan. Most Requested Info: National Immigration Agency (Taichung Office / Fengyuan Office) 04 2254 9981 / 04 2526 1087 Emergency Phone Numbers & Information English Speaking Hotline for Foreigners –  1999 Department of Motor Vehicles (Dadu Mountain Office / Beitun Office / Fengyuan Office) Information on taking the written driving test for cars & motorbikes. https://tpcmv.thb.gov.tw/English/ServicesEng/LicenseEng/LicenseTest Island wide. https://www.mvdis.gov.tw/m3-simulator-drv/index.zul Practice test for cars and motorcycles in various languages. The Taiwan Government page related to school … Continue reading The TIX Most Requested Info