By Sean Kaiteri My love affair with Taiwan has been reconfirmed… Old Taiwan may possibly have dropped the ball, Mother Nature exasperated the problem, but New Taiwan certainly has hit those issues for six or hit the ball well the f&*#k out of the park for a touch down:) MixedRead more
Author: Sean Kaiteri
George Psalmanazar: Taiwan’s first diplomat!
By Sean Kaiteri / Culture Vulture for The Wild East In 1703, England received her first ever exotic traveler from Formosa (Now Taiwan): a charming man who enjoyed telling everyone all the crazy and foreign things he and his “people” did from the faraway land. One problem? That man wasRead more
Behind the legend of the Little Black People Ritual
By Sean Kaiteri / Contributor, The Wild East The Story of the Legend of the Pas’ ta ay in my own words:) (editor’s note: The Basta/Pasta Ai/Ay, or “Ritual of the Little Black People” (矮靈祭) is performed by the Saisiyat tribe in northeast Taiwan) No one is really sure exactlyRead more