What now?

What will happen now? First I planned this to be my finale article to the blog. I still want to mention a few things and conclude my blog. But maybe this won’t be the end of my blog after all: This week I handed in my application for an semester abroad in Taiwan! If I…

Back in Germany

The two weeks of my exciting trip to Taiwan came to an end. Last week on Thursday evening – after a 24 hour day of travelling – I arrived at my parents home in Germany. Luckily I had a weekend to recover: In the night from Friday to Saturday I slept 15 hours ! But…

First day in Kinmen

This morning I had to leave the home of my host family, the last few nights I will spend in hotels with other participants. The time here passed so quickly, I cannot believe that I fly home to Germany in a few days! So this morning we took a plane to Kinmen, this is an…

Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and the “1000 year egg”

Today Vivian and I went to Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village. This is a mixture between an amusement park and a showcase of aboriginal culture. Taiwan has 13 different tribes of aborigines. In the park one could see houses of aborigines which very transferred to the park from their original site. Performers in the park illustrate…

Puli and Sun Moon Lake

I feel like going on holiday in my holiday: Today I arrived with my host family at Sun Moon Lake. This is a beautiful lake with green water in the center of Taiwan. My host family comes here nearly every year for a short trip. On our way here we stopped at Puli where my…

Fish market ,Gold Ecological Park and Jiofen

As you might have noticed, I have not told you about the day before yesterday yet. At that day I had very little time so I just uploaded some pictures of the ghost festival. Now I found some time to work on my blog while going by car to Sun-Moon-Lake. Now I am in the…

A day at ChungHwa Telecom

Right now I am sitting next to Vivian in the living room of my host family. She is on facebook with her mobile phone and we just put our pictures of today on my netbook. We took sooooo many pictures today! Especially group pictures with other participants we met today. But let me start at…

Status Quo

Today I received the official invitation e-mail for the homestay program. I have to fill out a short form, stating that I really want to participate, and send them a scanned version of my passport. Now that I know for sure that I will be travelling to Taiwan, lot’s of thoughts run through my head….

Say Taiwan!

Wow! – Just about an hour ago I received the good news: I will be travelling in Taiwan from the 12th to 25th of August! In this blog I will share my experiences in Taiwan. I am sure this will be an amazing journey for me! I have only once been to Asia before. And…