Archive for July, 2012

Formosa – Taiwan

Formosa – The Beautiful Island Now Known As Taiwan Originally named Formosa, or beautiful island, by the Portuguese, the island of Taiwan is a popular travel destination for business travelers, tourists and students of Mandarin Chinese.  Taiwan is remarkable for everything from its booming industry to its ancient culture. Although Taiwan is less than 14,000 […]


Chinese New Year 2011 – The Year Of The Rabbit

Year Of The Rabbit – 2011 Chinese New Year celebrations for 2011 will soon be coming to end is over, culminating in the Lantern Festival festivities.  People here in Taiwan have already returned to work after having an average of 5 or 6 days off for the holiday but a festive mood still prevails.  People […]