Oomph: Kaohsiung’s First Cold -Pressed Juicery

When I last lived in Kaohsiung I remember wishing there was a place to buy cold-pressed juice. You can imagine how stoked I was when I discovered there is now a company that delivers cold-pressed juice straight to your door! Kaohsiung has certainly become quite sophisticated in a short period of time! Seriously, how many years […]

An Expat Guide: Voting Abroad

Hey All. Unless you are living in a cave, then you know that the U.S. Presidential election is taking place this November. And it’s an important one. I must admit, I didn’t send off for my absentee ballot in the last election because I’m from Texas, and I knew that the red would win regardless. […]

A Duty Nightmare in Taiwan

Hey all. It’s been a few weeks since we’ve been back in Taiwan, and I’ve been going all online-shopping-happy at iHerb. In Vietnam it was impossible to find health foods and supplements, and when you did find them they were so expensive it just wasn’t worth it. So now that I’m back in Taiwan, I’ve […]

Hanoi,Vietnam: First Impressions

Last month I arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam after spending three months in Mysore, India studying Ashtanga at KPJAYI. During this time my husband, Dominic, got a head start in Vietnam, beginning the foundation for our new lives in Hanoi. It was challenging being apart for three months, but thanks to Skype and a fast wifi […]

A Day in Kaohsiung

Thinking about moving abroad to teach English? Considering Taiwan? If so, check out this short video made by an expat living in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It gives a little glimpse of what the city has to offer. About the Videographer Mariet Heese is an expat teaching English in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. She is originally from Western Cape, […]

40 Mile Cycle Ride to Paradise

I love it when the road leads to paradise. Yesterday, Dom and I set off on a 40 mile cycle journey from our town of Kaohsiung to Kenting Beach. Not a bad view. Now, I just need to buy a decent road bike. Believe it or not, my trusty stead for the day was a […]