Taiwan is a surprisingly affordable place for expats. Lets take a look at the numbers fromnumbeo.combetween my hometown of Tampa, Florida, and Taichung, the second biggest city in Taiwan.
Some Tips for living large while saving money aboardStay disciplined on weekdaysand give yourself a budget for the weekends. It’s easy to burn through money by eating out and drinking on weekdays. Then doing it again on weekends. Save it for the weekend and be a monk on weekdays. You’ll thank yourself for it.Discover the benefits of having roommates again.Just like back in college, having a roommate can be a blast. It’s like having a partner in crime to share stories, get your back, and be your bestie while you’re alone in a foreign country.Ride a bicycle.You might be surprised to learn how dense Asian and European cities are. Unlike the United States, in most Asian cities you can easily and quickly ride a bicycle to work, cafes, bars, just about anywhere in a few minutes. And it’s free.Cook at home.The cheapest and healthiest way to eat is cooking at home. Local traditional markets sell everything you need at a fraction of the price of a restaurant. And as a bonus you’ll learn how to coo