Category Archives: Culture Shiok

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

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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David Wood’s book launch ‘absolutely successful’

The Wild East / Entertainment BIRDS IN CAGES AT THE BIKE REPAIR SHOP is David Wood’s first book of poems, and on Saturday, April 12th 2014 we invited you to join us at Retro Coffee, for a night of poetry … Continue reading

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‘Sunflower’ kids to pack up and go home

Trista di Genova The Wild East, politics Taipei, April 9 – Claiming in an April 7 press statement in the legislature they had made significant progress in achieving their goals, the student leaders Chen Wei-ting (陳為廷) and Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆) … Continue reading

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Students to end occupation of Taiwan legislature Thursday

Photos and text via Ian Rowen April 7, Taipei — Chen Wei-Ting announces that the Sunflower Movement has achieved significant progress in the pursuit of its goals. The world has heard the news. Students are already forming a new organization … Continue reading

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