Monthly Archives: July 2011

Walking around in Tainan Comments Off

Tweet Today was my first free day and I used it just to walk around and get known to the culture here. The weather was very nice with blue sky, but still the humidity is very high. After about 10 minutes walking you start sweating everywhere… The first thing what came to my mind was […]

Arriving in Tainan and at the University Comments Off

Tweet After a short connection ride with a local train from the HSR-station I finally arrived in the center. The recommended hotel (鐵道大飯店) in front of the station seemed a little but old but at least the room looked OK and they had internet access (NT$880/night). Waking up on the next day was strange. – […]

The first 24 hours in Taiwan Comments Off

Tweet After a shower and coming down a bit in the hostel, I went out to have dinner at the night-market. These markets are very common in Taiwan. You get fresh food on the streets and all shops are open till after midnight. Everything has this Chinese touch but still a little bit more developed […]

The arrival Comments Off

Tweet The start of my journey this year was more stress than I every thought. Michael was so nice to bring me with his car to the airport of Vienna. Unfortunately nobody thought about the several construction areas  in the city and to top this off the highway was completely blocked. Lucky me one hour […]

New Year – New Journey Comments Off

Tweet One year already passed by and I am nearly finished with my first Masters degree. This year is not just fun and travel, the first six weeks I am studying and researching for my thesis at the National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. At the end of August, after a hopefully intense and productive […]