Survival Guide to National Taiwan University Shui Yuan Dormitory

So when Shui Yuan opened, National Taiwan University (NTU) hyped a big developer building a first class dormitory for international students. Reality is often a few degrees off. Close to campus, the MRT, a night market, the river, and the largest 7-Eleven in Taiwan, Shui Yuan is a most and least desired location. An undated photo of … Continue reading Survival Guide to National Taiwan University Shui Yuan Dormitory

Buying a Laptop in Taiwan

Shopping for laptop computers in Taiwan is designed to make the buyer feel they won a great deal through a series of flexible promotions. What an experience. A great deal has good CP值, cost-performance ratio, the all-important (yet entirely vague) metric for people who have activated their Asian grandma bargaining powers. On my way to becoming … Continue reading Buying a Laptop in Taiwan