Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia, Chinese Language Study Abroad
My name is Tessa, and I study Law, Communications and Chinese at the University of Auckland. I’m travelling to Taiwan this summer to improve my Chinese and experience somewhere new. I love reading and writing and am already looking forward to recording my travel experiences in this blog!
It’s hard to organise the past two weeks into a coherent sequence of events. Blended images come to mind of various things I’ve done and seen, but none appear to be vivid enough to centre my impression of the two weeks. I’d have to look through the photos on my phone to jog my memory,…
The cans of coffee from 7/11 taste like sugared water, but I’m still buying them. There’s just something about opening the fridge door and that sweet feeling of selecting something out of ten different options, of carrying a coffee in your hand when you walk to class. It makes the class feel less class-y and…
The roads of Tainan technically don’t have pathways. What there is of the space between the storefronts and road is owned privately so that the path’s tiles frequently change as one section of a building ends and another begins. This means that one pedestrian’s pathway is a million different people’s workspace, restaurant floor, storage space…