November Expenses

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Review of Christmasland in New Taipei City 2018

If you're a foreigner living in Asia, then Christmas can be a bit different. But there are festivities here...

The Cost of Moving to Taiwan: The First Month

How much does it cost to move a family overseas? One important question to consider when moving abroad is: How much will this international move cost?

How to compare cost of living between countries

Will I spend more money in Taiwan compared to my home country? Less money?

Toy bank - aka the Taipei City Parenting Resource Center

Those of you who are parents probably know that kids tire of toys very quickly. So the Taipei city government has this great resource for parents with kids ages 0-6 years old, the toy rental bank!

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Taiwan Lantern Festival


Taiwan's Lantern Festival was held in Taipei this year so we were able to visit once the lights went on at night. 

As this was the year of the rabbit there were a ton of light sculptures/fixtures with the bunny as the theme. 

My daughter really enjoyed it and myself as well. 

We were mostly in the Taipei 101 area but the sculptures were all over the city.

And I got some pictures with my favorite bunny idol: cony