Shattered Pieces

I looked at the mirror and saw my future. I frowned a bit and suddenly a smile broke across my face. It was unbelievable. I was surprised myself. How in the world did this happen? I never believed this was even possible. The odds weren’t that favorable at all. Despite everything, I was there standing … Continue reading Shattered Pieces

#TWIYC.tw: St. Viator Catholic High School

While enjoying my train ride towards the south of Taiwan, I received an even more joyful message from Pia. She complimented my efforts in my previous lectures and asked me if I wanted to be one of the guest lectures for an event in Taichung. Without hesitation, I said I'd love to be part of … Continue reading #TWIYC.tw: St. Viator Catholic High School

#TWIYC.tw: Bei Da Senior High School

TO: Create memories, share experiences, and inspire adventures. Whenever people ask why do I make time for these people that I don't even know, I always smile and say, "Because I can and I want to." A week after I held my first lecture, I was scheduled to hold another #TWIYC.tw lecture in another high … Continue reading #TWIYC.tw: Bei Da Senior High School

#DawningInTaiwan: Gorging in Hualien

After a whole day of discovery in Yilan, I rode the train from Luodong to Hualien. I sat down in the empty train and read Infinite Jest. After about more than an hour, I arrived at my destination. Another city I haven't been to, I strapped on my backpack and was ready for a new … Continue reading #DawningInTaiwan: Gorging in Hualien

#DawningInTaiwan: Driving around Yilan

Waking up to the sunlight piercing through the translucent sliding doors, I got up pretty early today. I didn't want to get up so soon, but my body clock urged me to do so. Packed my two day traveling needs and I was good to go. The MRT was a few minutes of walking away. … Continue reading #DawningInTaiwan: Driving around Yilan

#DawningInTaiwan: Mi Amigo Mono en Kaoshiung

At around 2'o clock in the morning, Kike arrived in Zhongli. Good thing I was able to wake up since I was extremely tired throughout the previous day and haven't had much sleep in a while. Wanting to catch an early train, we decided we'll head out at 6AM. We did but, ended up taking the … Continue reading #DawningInTaiwan: Mi Amigo Mono en Kaoshiung

#TWIYC.tw: Taipei Municipal Datong Senior High School

Last April 26, I received my list of matches for "The World in Your Classroom - Taiwan" project from the organization. Quickly after reading the matches, another email popped up in my inbox. Teacher Tracy (Hsuan Chen) greeted me with a warm message. One of the highlights of her message must be her introduction of … Continue reading #TWIYC.tw: Taipei Municipal Datong Senior High School