A (nearly) wonderful weekend in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung in English (Für die Deutsche Zusammenfassung bitte nach unten scrollen) Last weekend i spend a (nearly) wonderful weekend in Kaohsiung. That city is in the south of Taichung in Taiwan. You can reach it from Taichung by bus or train (the train comes from Taipei via Taichung to Kaohsiung). With bus the trip takes…

Taipei Wulai

This weekend I had another interesting trip. This time to Kaohsiung in the south of Taichung. Before I tell you about this trip I have to finish my story from last weekend though: As you know we went to Taipei for the last weekend. Saturday we visited Taipei Zoo and Maokong as well as a…

Taipei Zoo, Maokong and Shilin Nightmarket

Summary in English (Für die Deutsche Version bitte nach unten scrollen) After walking a lot on Friday I walked a lot on Saturday and Sunday, too. 😉 Together with my friends Magalie, Leila, Clint and Martin, I travelled to Taipei for the weekend. Although we had a hostel in Taipei, we didn’t spend much time…

A day at at Qingjing Farm

A day at Qingjing Farm – Summary in English (Für Beitrag in Deutsch bitte nach unten scrollen) This time I wrote the main article in German. Please scroll down to see the pictures in the text. The main content of my text is following: I finally have time today to work on my blog. Last…

My first week of courses at Feng Chia University

Chinese course I want to use the opportunity that I am here in Taiwan to learn some Chinese. The courses of the Chinese Language Center of Feng Chia University have a different schedule than business courses: They each take 3 months instead of a whole semester. As I am an exchange student from a partner…

Taichung at night – clubbing

Of course nightlife in Taichung is not only about food. In order to burn some calories, dancing is very important 😉 In the beginning of my stay here, I joined two parties which ended in nightclubs. Both parties started at the flat of three french exchange students. Their flat is way different from the dormitory…

Taichung at night – Nightmarket and restaurants

Currently the sun sets in Taichung at around 18:00. This means people have dinner early and the evening feels really long. One of my favourite activities for a long evening is to walk around in the nightmarket. There I can taste different food, and look at the large choice of shops. I can get anything…

Taichung at daytime

City center of Taichung Together with Martin and Julian I decided on a free day to take the bus to the center of Taichung for a first look around. This is not easy to achieve without any knowledge in Chinese: all the bus information is only in Chinese language. The best way to plan a…

Student clubs at Feng Chia University

The last days passed without me writing anything for my blog – so now it’s about time! I want to write about my first experience in a local nightclub and an afternoon in the city center of Taichung. But this will have to wait until my next post. Today I just want to share my…

Feng Chia Nightmarket

One week ago I arrived to Taiwan. Three days ago also my roommate Magalie from France arrived. Before she arrived I had spent most of my time just walking around in the area – checking out what shops we have here and of course exploring the nightmarket. I didn’t know any other people yet. Now…