Working in Taiwan

The Power Nap

A typical day in Taiwan started with me joining the daily commute to the office.  Considering how many people are crammed into such a small island the MRT wasn’t too bad ; if my memory serves me right London underground is far worse in the summer.  I then had a 10 minute walk in the heat and humidity, so by the time I reached the office my shirt needed wringing … Continue reading

Cultural Differences

Today, we covered culture differences.  Here are some interesting differences and most are considered very disrespectful if not adhered to: Thankyou is not necessary; However, the elder brother must say thankyou to the younger brother, but the younger brother must not say thankyou to the elder brother; Never use the first name of your elders.  Depending on their age in relative to my dad, I would call someone else’s father … Continue reading