Fast Food in Taiwan: Impacting Everyone

Think about this: Taiwan has been riding the wave of technological advancements and the globalization of the modernizing planet to become a more developed and connected body with the rest of the world. The way people live today has changed drastically since the turn of the millennium, not too long ago. The typical quick list … Continue reading Fast Food in Taiwan: Impacting Everyone

11 Foods You Must Eat During Lunar New Year

As we all know, food is pivotal in Asia, so no celebration is complete without them. Many foods consumed for Lunar New Year are symbolic of a concept or value. Whether for its homophonics or looks, each food you put in your mouth during this festival most likely means more than just a tasty bite. … Continue reading 11 Foods You Must Eat During Lunar New Year

Day before Lunar New Year is the busiest time of the year

New Year's Eve is one of the biggest part of Lunar New Year. Despite all the old traditions that are lost, most of the traditions of New Year's Eve are still around. Check out more traditions here Spring Cleaning This is the THE designated day to clean out the house. Every table top, shelf top, … Continue reading Day before Lunar New Year is the busiest time of the year

Live through the traditions of Lunar New Year in Taiwan

Red envelopes. New Years eve dinner. Dumplings. Red. Lion Dancing. Why do we do these things during Lunar New Year? What other traditions are there?   Lunar New Years is more than just money in red envelopes or meeting distant relatives during an annual dinner. Just like how much of the Christian faith has to … Continue reading Live through the traditions of Lunar New Year in Taiwan

Taiwan: Land of Many Tongues

Similar to the US, Taiwan is made unique by the mixture of cultural groups that call it “home”. The island was originally inhabited by Taiwanese aboriginals and was then colonized by the Dutch, Portuguese, and Spanish as a trading post. Later, Ming dynasty supporter Koxinga claimed Taiwan as a base to overthrow the Qing dynasty, … Continue reading Taiwan: Land of Many Tongues