— Good Times in Taiwan —

I have always dreamed to visit Taiwan as my first travel country. Finally, my dream came true in March 2018. I was so excited and happy during my trip there. All this while what I read about Taiwan on the internet is now becoming one of my lifetime experiences. I started the journey from Taipei and then the city...

I had spent almost 8 years my lifetime in Taiwan to pursue my study in NTUST, Taipei. To celebrate and commemorate my success in finishing the study, my friend, Juno, and me planned to cycle Taiwan using bicycle! It was not a regular cycle by the way. In addition, we decided to visit all masjids (mosques) and several Halal restaurants...

In was a casual day when my best friends and I had our overdue catch-up session with each other, needless to say we kind of grew into this friendship our close to 30th year of friendship. We had long talks and of course the topic of holiday and vacation popped up. Since we were makeshift trending 45-year-olds adults we concluded on - Taiwan....

As a Muslim, I was worried to come to Taiwan. A modern country in East Asia with a Muslim minority. In 2018, I was lucky to get a scholarship for a master's and doctoral degree in one of the best campuses, Taipei Medical University. I have to confess that I got a culture shock related to different cultures compared with...

I still remember the first day when I arrived in Taiwan. It was 2 years ago. Me, my husband, and my one-year-old kid. we were happy on our decision on moving to Taiwan. I was so excited such a beautiful country, lush green mountains, serene beaches, blue clear sky and warm welcoming people. It was like land of peace and dreams....

I still remember that I was a little scared when I first went to Taiwan. I was worried that it would not be easy to find halal food in Taiwan. Why would I want to come to Taiwan? One day, I went to one of the biggest travel fairs in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia called "matta fair". I am very interested...

"Halal food is difficult; pork is everywhere. Can you pray in Taiwan? You will be banned to pray. Its people have no religion.". Such statements came out from some close relatives before I left for Taiwan for pursuing my doctorate program in 2019. There is no surprise that these stereotypes spread among Indonesians without looking and getting...

Travel for me and my wife is a passion. We love to experience new cultural, knowing other environment, and tasting the different local dishes. As Muslim, searching for halal is a must! where to perform salat? What to eat? Every single layer is a considera