Bucket List Guilt – and why I’m one of the lucky ones

A few months ago, a friend was making her bucket list over coffee, and as I sipped my latte and listened to her list, I kept thinking – “been there, done that”. I realized again how incredibly fortunate I’ve been to have made life choices allowing me to travel the … Read more

Scooter Adventures – The Beauty of Taiwan’s Mountain Villages


The Dutch explorers called it “Formosa” meaning “beautiful island”. Those Dutch guys were experienced world-traveling explorers who knew what they were talking about.  The beauty of Taiwan is kind of a well-kept secret, but I’m spilling it here … high mountains, hot springs, amazing hiking, and beautiful beaches. The … Read more

Time to Escape the Threat of “The Donald”? Here’s how…

I recently read an article on CNN.com regarding the potential Vice Presidential candidates who may be asked to run on a Trump ticket. Most don’t want it. Some have even responded with a “Hahahahahahaha!”. Now that Ted Cruz and John Kasich have both dropped out, it looks like it’ll be … Read more

Expat Confessions – a spotlight on the “Cons”


My recent article about the reasons Expats choose Taiwan  included glowing reviews of the friendly people, great medical care, and wonderful food. And life in Taiwan really is good, but it’s not all sunshine, roses and butterflies every single day. The reality is, sometimes life is inconvenient and people … Read more

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