Asia. Not so weird?

We have been here too long. These things are just not that weird to us anymore: Taiwan.The other day I saw a family of 5 on a scooter. B was shocked. I was like, “What’s the big deal.” In the U.S. you would never see that (not because of laws, …

Peasants Unite!

Yesterday we went to the 6Banyan Tree Temple and the Sun-Yat Sen Memorial. Contrary to popular belief, not everyone who stays at the Westin uses taxis. Especially, when taxis here have never even seen an infant car seat, much less used one. So we took the subway. There were some …

The One True Crappy China

Today there were two stories in the local magazine that I thought I would share: It seems scientists have discovered a new use for panda poop. Paper! They have come up with a way to take panda poop and make it into paper. This is of course to combat Thailand’s …

U(sic)GA in China

I must admit I think I have been in China too long when the crazy things I see on the street are just not so crazy anymore.  A baby with a split in his pants?  Enh. Bicycles carrying washing machines?  Seen it.  Live shrimp for dinner?  That is sooo.. 2005.  …