Eccentric Tea Time in Maokong

In my last week in Taipei I have finally gotten round to taking the gondola up its steep ascent into the mountings of Maokong 貓空. I ended up going on what has been the wettest and coldest day since my 6 months here. It truly felt like being back in the UK. The cute hello kitty…

Time within tea fields (and a birthday bakery roulette)

This month was my birthday and I spent the day of my creation within the tea fields of Pinglin 平林, less than an hour outside of Taipei. Taipei is a unique capital city in the respect that despite the smoggy confines,  it always conveniently transports you outside into nature is you so wish; from mountain hikes to…

Sounds of the City

So it has been well over a month since I wrote about what I have been seeing through my eyes. I have been busy studying, turned a year old in terms of years, not been sleeping well again and writing my first article to get published here! January has gone by in a blur and…