thankful to be in Taipei

(Dateline Taipei part 1) I don’t really celebrate Thanksgiving (I find it too Western) but I am thankful right now for being in one of my favorite cities. It’s been a hectic time since I arrived I didn’t even have time to look out of the window on the ride from the airport to the…

don’ts in the hungry ghost month

We just closed the magazine today and this week’s issue will be on Hungry Ghost, the Chinese equivalent of Halloween if you may. It is believed that during the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar, the “gates of hell” open and let loose spirits to wander the earth for food. So you should be…