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Taiwanese people are pretty open minded. Every sane parent here wants their son or daughter to be happy. So just make your partner happy and things should work out!

With my experience of having grown up in North America and then spent most of my adult life in Taiwan and then China, teaching in and later running an EFL school, I definitely have some opinions. But there are a lot of factors involved in making a decision about where to live for a year or more...(more)

Living and working in Taiwan has been a treat. I've been here for almost ten years and Taiwan is ranked one of the top, if not THE top destination for expats. Taiwan is clean and organized, it's cheap and convenient, and it's full of cukture. The climate is moderate and the people are generally...(more)

This was one of the hardest things to do in Taipei, while much easier in the south of Taiwan, due to simple supply and demand economics. When I lived in Taichung and Kaohsiung, renting an apartment was as easy as calling the phone number on a window sign next to the character for "for rent" or...(more)

The majority of Taiwan's expat community consists of English teachers here feeding the demand to learn English from native speakers. They are a tight-knit group who support eachother through various Facebook groups.

There is also a sizeable professional group of expats working in Taiwanese...(more)

Taiwan is a surprisingly affordable place for expats. Lets take a look at the numbers fromnumbeo.combetween my hometown of...(more)