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The Heat is On - First Day in Taipei

By Phillip Harmon at CIEE

From a mock snowball fight to the grueling Taipei sun, our first day hit all the temperature points. The excitement was palpable from breakfast, even before the day officially started... keep reading

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Qingshui Cliff and Tea Picking Experience

By Yu-De Su at CIEE

Afternoon take bus to Qingshui Cliff is located in the 22.7-kilometer section between Heping and Qingshui in Xiulin Township, Hualien County. It is mainly composed of marble, gneiss and green... keep reading

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golden nine ten traveal a day

By Yu-De Su at CIEE

The first step Shuinandong parking lot at the intersection is the first stop for many people when they come to Jiufen. You can climb up to the viewing platform and... keep reading

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Take a historical trip in DaDaoCheng

By Sean Hsieh at CIEE

Today we visited the historic neighborhood of Da Dao Cheng. Established during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan, Da Dao Cheng originated as a trading post. The area’s location immediately next... keep reading

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Becoming One’s Own Dragon

By Anesce Dremen at CIEE

What better way to welcome session II Taipei students than by offering a dragon dance to celebrate and initiate their “classroom to the world.”

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Visiting Longshan Temple

By Ning Zhang at CIEE

Longshan Temple, or 龍山寺, is a temple in Wanhua District in Taipei, Taiwan. “Longshan” means “Dragon Mountain,” and there are definitely a lot of dragon carvings along the roof of the temple.

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Tai Chi in Taipei

By James Dopp at CIEE

To help students relax and channel some energy, we organized a Tai Chi lesson on campus after class. We arrived to a nice shaded walkway, in a quiet and not... keep reading

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Ocarina Fun!

By Ning Zhang at CIEE

"Todays ocarina experience was pretty fun. We got to blow sounds into this heart shaped instrument and depending on which hole you covered a different sound would come out. The... keep reading

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Exploration Fun Amid Humidity in Taipei

By Kyrie Lucas at CIEE

For many, the humidity here in Taipei puts a damper on energy levels, but these students are not letting the heat stop them from making the most of the activities... keep reading

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Dragon boat festival

By Ting Li at CIEE

Duanwu or Dragon boat festival is a traditional Chinese Holiday which occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, which corresponds to late May... keep reading

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Visiting the National Palace Museum

By Danxian Liu at CIEE

On Wednesday, June 28th, the students were in for a special adventure. The morning schedule was their class time, but in the afternoon, they were exploring the National Palace Museum... keep reading