Well, readers, I’ve been a member of Forumosa for absolute ages, since the Segue days. It’s been a great community with lots of information, support and interaction about a huge number of topics. You can usually find me on the community with postings in Technology, Business and a few other forums. Many of the contributors are locally based… Read More »

The View from Taiwan: Michael Turton’s Blog

Michael Turton’s blog is one of the most outstanding blogs on Taiwan life, politics and more. Though he maintains several sites, I’ve only linked to the Blogspot site. I do love what he’s doing. Take a look for yourself. I’ll be adding more sites to add to this resource page, and hope that you enjoy the sites I… Read More »

Taiwanese Secrets: Taiwan Websites & Resources

It’s rare that I come across a website that I love, but yesterday, while I was browsing some travel-related sites, I happened across Taiwanese Secrets. It’s a very informative site about Taiwan, and although it’s just been around a short time, I love the way it’s written! It’s not done in a blog format, though in some sense,… Read More »

CraigFergusonImages: Best Travel Websites Around The World

About: Craig Ferguson is a professional photographer in Taiwan working in travel photography, cultural photography and environmental photography. In 2006, Craig contacted me about helping him host his website & gallery. With the changes at Flickr, this is looking like a smart move on his part… esp. if Microsoft get their hands on Flickr. They’ll surely kill it,… Read More »


Down by the river, this panorama was taken later jn the day.

Picasa: Lomo view of Neihu Lake Sunset.

I was lucky enough to catch this image … with a touch of editing, courtesy of Google’s Picasa, and adding a lomo view, voila! I may bitch about Google’s Search Engine, from time to time, but their other tools are quite decent.

Yehliu: Visit the Hoodoos at the Geopark

Yehliu is an amazing place featuring geological formations called ‘hoodoos’. These are formed when a softer rock is topped by harder rock. The softer rock is slowly eroded leaving unusual rock formations. They are unique in Taiwan and attract visitors from all over Asia. Today’s adventure was to Yehliu Geological Park which is located just outside Keelung near… Read More »

Taroko Gorge: Summer Trip

Taroko Gorge This trip started out from Taipei and took us all the way to Hualien, Taroko Gorge, and some other great stops along the way!! Enjoy the photographs! Well, running your own business is never easy! In fact, it’s often difficult to take time off, and in previous years we always felt ‘guilty’ taking time off because… Read More »

Taiwan News: Headlines, stories and more

If you’re interested in following Taiwan news, I’ve created a special News page for Taiwan mostly because I can’t bear all the bickering between left and right, blue and green, … Much of the idiocy is played out in the newspapers (esp. the English press) which are lackeys for whichever political party they support. China Post is largely… Read More »