To those of us living in Taiwan, the streetscapes don’t usually attract too much of our attention. Simply because, to us, it is already a deeply embedded part of our everyday lives. While discussion about the look of Taiwan’s cities and streets have been around for quite some time, the level of engagement was never […]Read more "Love Note #22: Celebrating the Diversity of Taiwan’s Streetscapes"
This is a joint post between Ketagalan Media and Taipei Love Notes. Living in a democratic country like Taiwan doesn’t seem to carry much significance these days to us. But there are rare moments when we remember: freedom of speech, and freedom of thought, are precious. This week marks the 30th anniversary of the end […]Read more "Love Note #21: 30 Years of Difference"
For an urban dweller like me, nothing soothes a drained soul at the end of a long day more than a beautiful sunset view. It’s not only a big reward after often more than 8 hours of nonstop brainstorming, but also a chance for us to really stop for a moment to appreciate a city […]Read more "Love Note #20: Sunset in Taipei"
17 months ago, a disillusioned me decided it’s time to do something to help myself regain the appreciation for Taipei city, a place that I once dreamed of building a life and career during my teenage years. I drew my inspiration from a blogging project collecting people’s love letters for Philadelphia, so I decided to […]Read more "Love Note #19: Share Your Love for Taipei through a Love Note"
Dear Taipei, It’s been a month since that historic rainy Wednesday afternoon, when the definition of marriage was completely redefined in Taiwan. Yes, that was the day when a group of 14 grand justices in Taiwan made marriage a universal right for all Taiwanese citizens, a landmark decision that made Taiwan the first country in […]Read more "Love Note #18: When Marriage Becomes a Universal Right in Taiwan"
Dear Taipei, 14 months have quietly passed since I started this project, the blog that I hope to spread positive energy to help remind myself and others why we can and should love you. It was not easy, I have to say, since there were and still are more moments of despair than moments of […]Read more "Love Note #17: Why I Decide to Continue the “Love”"
Every great city is accompanied by a steadily flowing river that runs through it, and this is definitely true if you look at some of the most praised cities around the world. To name a few: River Thames in London, Hudson River in New York City and Seine in Paris. Countless romantic scenes and life […]Read more "Love Note #16: Dajia Riverside Park"