Malaysia

A sunrise glance over Sabah Malaysia from Low’s Peak, Mount Kinabalu. About the Photographer Jonathan Eck is a recent graduate from the University of Georgia, and is currently teaching English in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Do you have a guest post you’d like to submit for a Photo Essay or Photo of the Week?  Please send it […]

Texas Bound Y’all!

It’s been one year, and 29 days since I’ve been home, and I don’t know which one I miss more-Tex Mex, or my family. This trip will be especially interesting, as Dom and I will be going home as a newly engaged couple! Plus, his parents will be meeting us from England on their FIRST […]

An Expat Guide: Visiting the Dentist in Taiwan

When living in Honduras and Indonesia, I understandably saved a visit to the dentist for my occasional trips home. But with Taiwan recently being voted as having the world’s best health care system, there is no need for me to postpone. My last visit to the dentist was exactly two weeks before moving to Taiwan, […]

The Day the Pollution Mysteriously Disappeared

Yesterday in Kaohsiung, an odd thing happened. Every Kaohsiungian awakened to clear blue skies, and fresh, crisp air. I don’t know where all of the pollution went, but I’m grateful either way. In light of the clear day, Dom and I went to the top of Monkey Mountain to watch the sunset. I’m glad we […]

Taiwan

Sunrise at the beach in Dulan, Taiwan. About the Photographer Dominic Le Croissette has spent many weeks touring the north-west of Thailand by motorcycle, on bikes ranging from a 100cc Honda Dream to a 650cc Kawasaki Ninja and almost everything in between. He currently lives in Taiwan, where he spends his free time exploring the […]

Taiwan’s Foreign Police: Protecting Expats Everyday

Are you an expat in Taiwan who is in trouble? Has an employer, doctor, or someone wronged you in any way? Perhaps they are playing the “language barrier card” in order to take advantage of you. Well if this is you, then I have good news: There is such a thing as the Foreign Police, […]

10 Things I’ve Learned During My First Year in Taiwan

I can’t believe it, but today marks my one year “Taiwanniversary”. It’s crazy to think that one year ago, Dominic and I arrived in Kaohsiung with no job, no home, and no friends. Today, I am blessed with all of the above, and for this I am grateful. Taiwan has been good to me, and I’m […]

Hawaii

Sunsets are pretty unreal in Maui, but the south shore of Kihei offers the best views on the island, backed by the West Maui mountains and views of the lesser visited Hawaiian islands of Molokai and Lanai in the distance. About the Photographers Travelin’ Fools is a site dedicated to travelers who don’t have all their […]

Khati, India

Approaching the village of Khati, India on a Pindari Glacier Trek. About the Photographer Rowan Castle is a travel photographer and founder of Merapi Adventure Travel, which specializes in small group treks and cultural tours in India. They also offer a a selection of classic treks in the Indian Himalayas. Do you have a guest […]

What Do I Need to Know When Moving to New Zealand?

This is a post by guest blogger Katherine Peters Moving to a different country is a momentous life decision. Wherever you choose to relocate, it’s crucial to thoroughly research your chosen destination prior to emigration. The same should be said for those planning to up sticks and settle in New Zealand. Despite being an English […]