Having heard of this event several times before, I was very excited to go, and let me tell you I was not disappointed. It was a grand reunion of vintage cars, Buicks, GMSs Dodges, Mustangs’, VMWs, all from the 60′ and 70′. The oldest I saw was a ’63!!! Let me show you some pictures. … Continue reading Vintage Wheels
A delicious delicacy from my country that I am dying to introduce to you. You can a dish called “Tamale” (rhymes with “Bali”) in almost all countries in Latin America. But it is more traditional in the area of Mesoamerica, that is Mexico to Costa Rica. However, each country has its own speciality and they … Continue reading Guatemalan Tamale, to enjoy and be jolly
After a long time away from my country I was finally able to go to the wonderful national theater and witness a beautiful combination between Guatemala’s Symphonic Orchestra and USA’s Gun ‘n’ Roses. I am not a particular fan of the band, I barely knew 2-3 songs, yet I had an unforgettable time because the … Continue reading An Amalgam of Guatemala’s Prodigy Orchestra and USA’s Rock
Not to be confused with Popeye, the spinach eating guy in the cartoon! In a mood for a light meal? Well, Tainan has many beautiful hidden places to eat, and this has to be one of the most hidden ones. But make sure not to miss it, since it has great pies and a magical … Continue reading POP PIE a great place to try!
Aren’t night markets just amazing? It the first thing you gotta do when you visit a city in Taiwan! You can eat, drink, shop and even play some fair games. They are crowded and noisy but at the same time lively and fun. One can never leave the night market with an empty stomach or … Continue reading Globalization has come to Tainan’s Night Markets.
Oh the dragon boat! What a fantastic time to be in Asia, and in our case, in the wondrous Taiwan. This is a great festival specially if you or any of your friends is taking part of the competition. Even if you are not, you get extra holidays off, a night market that takes places during the day near your local river and Rice Dumplings, rice dumplings everywhere.
Luuuuuuuuuuuunch time, but what should you eat? There is a great variety of food in Nantai St. that you just gotta love. But still, between all these wonderful choices you might not know where to go. Let me help you a little, here is a list of the restaurants I like best.
I came to Taiwan a few years ago. At that time I had a friend who once told me that he will take to the best Italian restaurant in town. He swore that it was the place with a taste so good that it was almost like the real Italian. He wasn’t lying. It is really … Continue reading Italian delight, Green Olive’s Highlight
Feeling like brunch, I promise you won’t be disappointed at Stammitsch! I often wonder how do people find these kind of curious, special places. In my case, one of my friends too me there. It is a little far from where I live, but driving to get there was worth every second. Here is where … Continue reading Breakfast all day, Stammtisch is your way!
How about some cheesecake? but not any cheesecake… blue cheese cheesecake!!!
The name of the place is just “99”. With its special and unique delicacies it make a perfect hidden oasis from the hectic life in the city centre of Tainan.
A few days ago I was contacted by the high school from where I graduated back in 2007, for an interview.
You wake up in the morning, everything is normal, everything is as it should be. For a few moments your eyes still think it is just another ordinary day, except you suddenly realize, it isn’t. You have work so hard for it, you know the theory, you have done the research, you have discussed it, … Continue reading Thesis Final Presentation – Encouragement and Useful Tips
The song managed somehow to lure the whole world and win the Eurovision beating all the records with an outstanding 758 points! But how did he do it? And why didn’t an upbeat or political song win this year? (like most of other years) What happen? What changed?
The opening Out of nowhere one of the hosts gets a flute and other other an accordeon. It is hard to top Sweden when they have presented such great musical numbers the last two times they hosted the Eurovision . So, to start the second semifinal with a compilation of some of the past Eurovision … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 – Second Semifinal (Quick Note)
Even when it starts at 3 am in Taiwan, it is a show that I love to watch. The Hosts This year it is being hosted by Ukraine. Some years the hosts are really lame and they make the show terrible. Sweden has had the best hosts I have seen, but these Ukrainian guys aren’t … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 – First Semifinal (Quick Note)
Red ones are fine at room temperature, but why would white wines be just better if they are cold? Why?
I am starting this section with my own very first tattoo, it is right below my current last one. I dedicate my right foot to my career accomplishments. I had the flower made after graduating from high-school and as you are about to find out the molecule was done to honor the bachelor degree. Souvenir … Continue reading Souvenir Flower and the Molecule – Adriana
Seven years in Taiwan certainly change one’s perspective and feeling towards this beautiful holiday. I have always love and enjoy Christmas, from my point of it is the merriest season of all. It is all about hope, family and a spark of magic. I simply love it. Yet being away from home for so long, … Continue reading An Undying Christmas Spirit.
If I have to describe Taiwan in one word I would chose the word “convenient”. Not only because the locals use this word to describe almost everything here, but also because once you come here and experience it, you will realize you have been missing “convenience” in your life. Last year I met some friends from … Continue reading Convenient Taiwan