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Taipei Living

Sometimes in my life, circumstances collide and allow me to do something really fun things, even if they are for work. Over the last two weeks, due to the opening of a new Nike store in Taipei and the Nike … Continue reading

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Taipei redux

I was actually in Taipei, not to eat, but to run. Despite being woefully unprepared (wrong shoes!) and tired (just having run the Shanghai half two weeks prior). I went for a warm up run around my hotel neighborhood just … Continue reading

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Off to the other side of the straits

Until I flew over, I didn’t realize it had actually been 4 years since my last visit to Taipei, but it’s a real shame, because Taipei is one of my favorite cities in east Asia. As a tourist, there’s actually … Continue reading

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taipei is chinese for “night market”

i have one more vietnam post in the works, but let’s take a quick break to see what else i was up to in the time i was gone from shanghai. after saigon, i spent some time in taipei for … Continue reading

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back into the rabbit hole

after leaving vietnam and stopping through hong kong, i’m now in taipei, taiwan. unfortunately, this doesn’t bode well for my vacation, since now i’ve been dropped right back into one of the busiest months of work of the year, with … Continue reading

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packing

so i’m going on a trip. it’s a long trip. well, not that long, but my longest trip in a few years. it’s about 2 weeks. 1 week will be vacation. 1 week will be work. it’s continuous, so i … Continue reading

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more food from taipei

yong he da wang – or yong he “big king” is a chain of chinese fast food restaurants here in china. they’re actually owned and operated by jollibee. the food there is okay, they have an okay set of noodles … Continue reading

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ille formosa

i used to never like taiwan. granted, i had never been before, but growing up in cantonese los angeles, i didn’t like hearing the sound of mandarin spoken and a taiwanese restaurant in monterey park accounted for one of the … Continue reading

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note from taipei

i’ll post photos and such from my trip later, but i’m finding it interesting that there’s a very taiwanese flavor component to food. something which tastes very “taiwanese” – but i can’t put it into words. tonight shilin night market. … Continue reading

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