Nine Reasons Expats Choose Taiwan – advice to my “imaginary fan”

Why Taiwan?
When my younger sister was very young, she had a couple of imaginary friends who lived in the front closet and she named them Shawn and Mindy. Many years later, I now have an “imaginary fan” named “Jennifer”. She sent me an email a few days ago from … Read more

Padaung People – the fascinating women of the Long Neck tribe

 

My first visit to the Long Neck refugee village near Mae Hong Son, Thailand was in November, 1991 on one of those typical backpacker tours out of Chiang Mai that included 4 days of trekking, caving, and a visit to the Long Neck refugee village.

At that time, the … Read more

Mae Hong Son Loop – 1864 Curves in Northern Thailand’s Best Ride

Since moving to Taiwan a few years ago, my primary transportation is my scooter and weekends are often spent cruising mountain roads and exploring small villages. This newfound love of riding has opened up new doors when exploring other areas of Asia and especially northern Thailand.

Last Spring my … Read more

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