Although nowadays it’s a very livable city, Taipei in the 1980s was a pretty messy place to live.
For decades, the air raid on then Japanese-controlled Taipei in May 1945 was an ignored chapter of World War II in Asia.
In the 1980s, people in Taiwan were still proud of their Chinese cultural heritage. Sometimes, I mentioned places in Europe which also have an impressive history, like Cyprus.
Same-sex marriage was legalized in Taiwan exactly one year ago after the nation’s highest court had ruled in favor in 2017, but against a majority of the population.
It’s very unpleasant to deal with gas, water and electricity companies in Valencia. Here’s the gas story!
I arrived in Taiwan for the first time in 1988. This is the first posting about those good old days.