by Joseph Fritz all prices listed in New Taiwan Dollars (NT4:HK1 / NT30:US1 / NT40:EU1) For many expatriates in Taiwan, leaving the country every 60-to-90 days is a normal part of life, and it can be a frustrating part of it. I handle these blasé-but-necessary overnight trips by traveling at as high a standard as possible, […]
Bystro Restaurant Grill is the absolute best restaurant in Taichung. [EDIT: was the best – they are now gone] For me, it’s not just the best restaurant in Taichung, or even Taiwan: it is my favorite restaurant in the world. And I have my reasons. The husband/wife team of Patrick and Anita really have it […]
I’d never been to Shanghai before. My parents were staying at the Waldorf-Astoria (which is as nice as you’d expect), but my brother and I weren’t looking to spend quite so much money for our accommodations. The problem that I found – and, likely, you are finding, if you are trying to find budget hotels in […]
Voting Records (from Presidential Elections) Red – Voted mostly Republican since 1999 Purple – Even split since 1999 Blue – Voted mostly Democrat since 1999 Graduation Rank (lower number is better) 1 being the most undergrads living in the location 51 being the fewest undergrads living in the location GDP Rank (lower number is better) 1 being […]
I hear a lot of people talk about freeloaders, in every election. Conventional wisdom dictates that the states with the most people taking handouts and the states with the lowest GDP per capita would vote Democrat, in hopes of improving their lives through government handouts. Sadly, I rarely see statistics on these assumptions – only empty rhetoric. And […]
I analyzed the results from the last four elections for the US Presidency. The statistical correlations are unbelievable.