I’m sitting at a sidewalk café in Turin, Italy, stirring my cappuccino as I try to warm up and wake up, recovering from a 12-hour time change and a hellish start to my much-anticipated Cinque Terre adventure. Well, really more of a Cinque Terre misadventure. Such a disaster I write … Read more
At age 17, Eveline Bingaman traveled to China and returned to the US with tons of questions:
“ I could not comprehend people’s behavior….How could all of my basic instincts just be wrong in such a huge portion of the world’s population? It was like a huge mystery I … Read more
After spending many weekends wandering through the mountains near my home in Hsinchu, exploring mountain roads and aboriginal villages, it was time for a weekend getaway and some different scenery. So my friend and I packed our small backpacks and headed south on the high-speed rail to Tainan.
Tainan … Read more
Before moving to Taiwan, I knew very little about the country except that it’s an island with some murky connection to China. I had a Skype interview with a Taiwanese school, jumped on a flight and arrived on this island totally clueless. In the past few years, I’ve learned a … Read more