Category: settling in

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Taiwan – Home is Where my Couch is

Have you ever had that eye opening realisation that the foreign country you live in feels more like home than your “homeland?” We just arrived back in Taiwan after visiting Canada for five weeks,...

Taking the Leap in Taiwan with Kids 1

Taking the Leap in Taiwan with Kids

So we just tackled a new family first. That’s kind of the point of travelling, though, isn’t it? In our case, we were doing something that very few families have done in Taiwan. It...

Breastfeeding My Baby in Taiwan 2

Breastfeeding My Baby in Taiwan

Below is a post I began in August regarding my feelings around breastfeeding my baby. At that point, we had only been living in Taiwan for one month. ———- I’m writing today’s post with...

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Baby Vaccinations in Hsinchu – Part 2

So to take off from where I left off last post, today I finally got my little girls four months vaccinations done… or at least some of them. En Route Around 8:40 am, alone...

Baby vaccinations in Hsinchu – Part 1 0

Baby vaccinations in Hsinchu – Part 1

One of my biggest concerns coming over to Taiwan was addressing any medical concerns that could come up with my children. Particularly with an infant, the looming vaccinations were heavy on my mind. Thankfully,...

The challenges of settling in – Finding our home 1

The challenges of settling in – Finding our home

Well here we are, slowly settling in to our new home and apartment in Hsinchu Taiwan. For the record, apartment hunting here in Taiwan is NOTHING like I had ever experienced back home. Firstly, in...