Taichung

Chloe Bell: Reflection on Feminism

My research focuses primarily on perceptions of feminism amongst female entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry within Taiwan. Throughout our month of interviews and academic discussion, we found that the term “feminism” had a problematic translation…


Last Day in Taiwan

Today (Sunday, June 15) is our last day in Taiwan.  Tomorrow (Monday, June 16) we fly back to the United States (or at least some of us fly back to the U.S.).  At any rate,…


Recap: To the Drum Troupe!

In retrospect, my last day in Taichung was tiring, but eventful. My day revolved around the Qing Nian Gu Shou (aka. Youth Drummers). I attended a morning activity session that the members of the Qing…


Food!

  We have decided that our profiles will not include reviews of the food we have eaten at various restaurants because we are not food critics and the “product” is not the focus of our…


Last Days In Taichung

Yesterday, Chloe and I had the privilege of interviewing Lily, one of the owners of Finga’s. Finga’s is a Western-style restaurant that serves sandwiches, pizzas, milkshakes, burgers, and much more. They also have a grocery…


Donghai Villa

The neighboring street to our Youth House is lines with small eateries, retail stores and personal services.  The narrow street is jammed with cars, pedestrians, and scooters.  There are scooters everywhere.  Everyone wars a helmet…


Supplemental Discussions

Although we did not complete any interviews today, we had the privilege of speaking to several different people whose expertise is quite complimentary to our project. We first traveled to the Good Days Cafe to…


Interview at Tunghai Land Youth House

Today we conducted interviews with both the founder and the general manager of the Tunghai Land Youth House. We have been staying at Tunghai Land for the duration of our time in Taichung. Chloe and…


Interviews and Lots of Food

On Friday evening after we practiced our interviews, our group went downtown to meet Dr. Kingsbury’s friend, Dr. Hung, and his wife Brenda. We went to a Thai and Burmese restaurant called Grandma’s Thai Place….


Buddhist Garden

We drove to the Dharma Drum Buddhist Garden and met with a Buddhist teacher.  The Buddhist teacher was dressed in a simple monk’s robe with a shaven head.  She explained how the Master Sheng Yen…


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