In 1990 I was ready to travel the world. Well, nearly ready, but I didn't have any money. So my girlfriend and I ate beans for a month, saved our money and bought one way tickets to Taiwan. We had heard that it was quite easy to get a job there teaching English and the pay was decent. Our plan was to backpack Asia with the money we made there.
This year we went back to Taiwan for Chinese New Year. Well actually we went back the week after because we didn't want to be there when everything was shut down. Here is Taipei city from the deck of our friends David and Jean's apartment.