Children’s Day

Taiwan celebrated Children’s Day on April 4th. In honor of the occasion, we had special activities for the kids. Movie Day! On Wednesday, we cancelled our morning classes and rented buses to take us to the local movie theater! We saw a Japanese film with Chinese subtitles about a cat who got lost and made … More Children’s Day

Cast of Characters

  Everyday life is colored by the people we’re surrounded by… let me introduce you to the ones who color mine. The Roomies (from left to right) Victoria – the girl with the “yellow hair” (as marked on her takeout box from a local restaurant we visited). Victoria is the “quiet one”. But don’t let that fool … More Cast of Characters


Waitomo is famous for its caves and glowworms, so we had to check it out! We again seemed to be driving for longer than our GPS initially told us, so I found the number for Glowing Adventures and gave them a call to let them know we might be late for our caving tour. “No … More NZ:Waitomo

NZ: Hobbiton

How could you visit New Zealand and not stop for a cider in the Shire? Unfortunately, I woke up congested… assuming that I picked it up from all the people in my room that were coughing and blowing their noses. Another downside of staying in a hostel. We all dragged ourselves out of bed as … More NZ: Hobbiton