South Taiwan: Things to do and places to visit

North Taiwan has Taipei, glamour, and tall buidlings. Few people venture south but there is certainly a lot to do and visit. It has beaches, culture, and real cultural-eats: The best airport to fly into to discover South Taiwan is the Kaohsiung International Airport (KHH), otherwise arrive by high-speed rail/bullet train from Taipei to Kaohsiung Tsuoying Station. From there if you want to skip Kaohsiung city and … Continue reading South Taiwan: Things to do and places to visit

Taiwanese Food: How and what to eat in Taiwan

Navigating the Taiwanese food scene can be intimidating. There’s SO MUCH FOOD. These are probably my favourite Taiwanese staples that I encourage everyone to try: 1) Taiwanese Beef Noodles (牛肉麵) Many people’s favourite Taiwanese dish: Slow-stewed beef brisket in a “hongsao” flavoured broth with noodles. Price for a large bowl typically between $75 – 110nt. This bowl costs $100nt at: Da-Niu (大牛牛肉麵) No. 96 Shiwei … Continue reading Taiwanese Food: How and what to eat in Taiwan

Doctors: Specialty training in Switzerland and how to apply for it

Swiss Medical Specialty Training System: How to Apply and Life as a Doctor in Switzerland. It’s no secret that the UK no longer has the greenest pastures for doctors or those considering a career in medicine. Applications to UK medical schools keep falling year on year and more doctors drop out of medicine entirely or leave the UK during or after foundation training. If you’re one … Continue reading Doctors: Specialty training in Switzerland and how to apply for it

Doctors: How to apply for specialty training in Austria

How to apply for a medical or surgical specialty training post in Austria with a UK/Foreign medical degree: It’s no secret that the UK no longer has the greenest pastures for doctors or those considering a career in medicine. Applications to UK medical schools keep falling year on year and more doctors drop out of medicine entirely or leave the UK during or after foundation training. … Continue reading Doctors: How to apply for specialty training in Austria