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Getting Inked in Taipei: Kevin Tattoo

Kevin Tattoo is famous in Taiwan for his tattoo shops in Ximending, Taipei. My artist's name is Adrian. He specializes in watercolor tattoos. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Dec 6, 2016

Taipei Theme Restaurants – Friends Central Park Cafe

The latest to join Taipei's theme restaurant craze is the newly opened Central Park Cafe, a replica coffee shop that is based on the TV show Friends. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Jul 8, 2015

Taipei Traditional Markets

Exploring Taipei, you never know what is around the next corner.  It could be a beautiful modern building, an ancient traditional temple, or more likely both of them side by side.  Taipei has embraced the hustle and bustle of modern … Continu...
by Go Curry Cracker! on Jan 19, 2015

Monthly Expenses (December, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan)

If I had to vote for the most amazing invention of the 21st century, my vote goes to the dishwasher.  Ours has been working overtime.  Our new house is a great place for preparing meals and entertaining, and we are … Continue reading →...
by Go Curry Cracker! on Jan 5, 2015

Monthly Expenses (October, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan)

Do you remember the last time you moved from one home to another?  All of the packing and unpacking, the cleaning, the donating and dumping of old stuff, and the acquisition of the new? Since we’ve decided to stay in … Continue reading &...
by Go Curry Cracker! on Nov 12, 2014

10 Things Taiwan Does Wrong

First off, you all know how much I love Taiwan. Please don't be mortally offended if you don't agree with this list of things Taiwan does wrong. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Oct 28, 2014

Our $1,400 1-Bedroom Apartment in Taipei, Taiwan

We are moving on up!  To the east side… Things are going to get a little more upscale and relaxed around here in the GCC household.  We just signed a 1-year lease on a 1-bedroom apartment in Taipei, 1 block … Continue reading →...
by Go Curry Cracker! on Oct 21, 2014

The World’s Smartest Toilet

It was 20 years ago (today?), on my first trip to Japan that I first happened upon a bathroom fixture with an intelligence that exceeded my own Granted, that isn’t all that impressive of an accomplishment, but after using the … Continue r...
by Go Curry Cracker! on Oct 19, 2014

Taiwan Convenience Stores

Convenience is a wonderful thing.  Let’s not make life too difficult, after all.  But it is often over-promised and under-delivered. Take the so-called convenience stores that are liberally sprinkled across the United States.  What exactly i...
by Go Curry Cracker! on Oct 17, 2014

It’s All Chinese To Me

by Go Curry Cracker! on Jul 12, 2014


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