Category Archives: Culture Shiok

Covering issues of cultural differences including personal experiences and linguistic issues.

Yoga workshop to be held in Taipei

The Wild East / Have you ever been curious to take a yoga teacher training course but are hesitant to take the plunge?… Now is the opportunity to get your feet wet!… Kaohsiung Yogi, a registered yoga school at Yoga … Continue reading

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Passion for Painting in di Genova’s SEXY CITYSCAPES

The Wild East / Arts & Entertainment Starting this month, two American artists Trista di Genova and Megan Angele are exhibiting their work in a two-woman show at DV8 in Taipei, opening this Sunday 2pm-2am. The two are featured in … Continue reading

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Two-woman art show, SEXY CITYSCAPES, opening Nov. 9

SexyCityscapes-Poster The Wild East / Arts & Entertainment In this two-part interview, The Wild East interviews Megan Angele and Trista di Genova, in the lead up to their two-woman show SEXY CITYSCAPES, opening at DV8 bar in Taipei Nov. 9, … Continue reading

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Yoga teacher training to be held in Kaohsiung

The Wild East A certified intensive 2-week ASHTANGA VINYASA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING COURSE (TTC) will be held in Tzoying, Kaohsiung, December 1st- 15th, 2014. Calling all Yoga students in Taiwan! Are you ready to go deeper with your practice? Learn … Continue reading

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FOREIGN AUTHORS FARRAH FURTADO, TRISTA dI GENOVA @ Apex Bookstore Taipei

ELIAS EK x FARRAH FURTADO x TRISTA DI GENOVA x JONATHAN M. HEMMINGS BOOK DISCUSSION x SIGNING EVENT @ APEX BOOKSTORE TAIPEI: On July 19 Saturday afternoon, four foreign writers Farrah Furtado (Canada), Trista di Genova (America), Elias Ek from … Continue reading

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Yoga Teacher Training course to be held in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung Yogi to host a certified 2-week, 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course instructed by world renowned yoga guru, Dr. Rajesh Mishra from Yoga Darshan in India. The Wild East / Spirituality Kaohsiung Yogi will be hosting a 200-hour Yoga Teacher … Continue reading

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Book-signing 6/29: ‘How to start a business in Taiwan’

Wild East / Culture Shock Have you considered starting your own business but is not really sure what should be the first step? Not sure if Taiwan is an entrepreneur-friendly environment? Want to know the key points for a Taiwan … Continue reading

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Scott Cook on touring Taiwan as a musician

Hey there friends, As you’ve probably guessed, there’s a lot of story to tell since I wrote you last. But before we get into all that, and for those folks who won’t be reading further, I want to share a … Continue reading

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‘Transition’ band still banned from Taiwan, ironically

Trista di Genova / The Wild East Transition (前進樂團) is a British expat band that has attained a fair level of success and popularity in Taiwan thanks to their cheery, catchy cross-cultural hits, like 對不起我的中文不好 (‘Sorry my Chinese is not … Continue reading

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Maori-Taiwan exchange group forges ties

The Wild East / Culture Six Maori media studies undergraduates from Aukland University of Technology (AUT) made a tour of Taiwan in January this year, where they learned about its indigenous people. Creative media projects between New Zealand and Taiwan … Continue reading

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