Happy New Year

It seems like 2017 is around the corner. Lots of new exciting stuff to come in, and hopefully a better year than 2016 for myself. I’m pretty glad with the feedback I had about this new website and I already start seeing a couple of questions from interesting people. While the WordPress backend was nothing…

Seeing a doctor in Taiwan

Important flow chart To know if this article is going to be useful for you or not, please follow this simple flow chart. Click to enlarge. First-time visitor If it’s your first time at the hospital you’ll have to register and gave them a couple of details about you: the usual contact details, allergies, current…

French Tech Opening in Taiwan

I was invited yesterday to attend the opening of the French Tech in Taiwan. Since I’m signed up as a mentor for them, not showing up would have been a faux pas. What is La French Tech? It’s an initiative to show the world that French people are more prone to entrepreneurship than you think….

How to ask a question to Taipei City

I’m lucky enough to live in a very quiet place in Taipei. However since the last typhoon, I think someone’s water pump must have been severely broken because it was making an awful noise almost all the time, including at nights. With fall and winter upon us, I was really bummed at the idea of…

November Weekend in Thailand Part 1

Last week I spent a long weekend in Thailand. It’s actually closer to Taipei than I imagined, a mere 3-hour flight. Spent a couple of days in Bangkok, it was a nice experience overall. Even had cake for my birthday. Here is a small summary of what I remember from this trip. Nothing super original…

Working in Taiwan – part 1: introduction

This is a translation/update of my old French article that met a fairly decent amount of success. Now readers from everywhere around the world can benefit from it! I realized the previous article might be a bit long, especially after I updated it. So I’ve decided to split it. Important disclaimer: immigration laws tend to…

Mandatory first post

Hi everyone, Exciting! New blog! Let’s see how long this one lasts. I plan on updating regularly stuff about my life: hiking, travelling, reading, gaming, and working. Yes I like working. As long as it’s for the right reason. Finding balance between everything is sometimes a bit complicated and I hope to share a couple of…