Freitag, 31. August 2012

yummy yummy

What we ate in Taipei so far.

I think Beef noodle soup we just pointed at some pictures.

Yoshinoya unfortunately not so good :(


Hakka food (delicious!)

Hot pot / ShabuShabu

Baibai <3

Mittwoch, 29. August 2012

back to school heaven

Buying pens, notebooks, all kinds of stationary is pure joy for girly girls in Taiwan (☆^O^☆)
I wish I already had this when I was younger! But even now I get very happy seeing that big selection.

right ear for red, left ear for black

 all kind of erasers

little bags for presents

'Thank you teacher' cards

key covers

 look at the fans on the upper left

As soon as I moved to my apartment I'm planning a little giveaway, because most of these things are very expensive outside of Asia. Is there anything from Asia, that's hard to get where you live? Anything you want me to include in a giveaway?

Baibai <3

Dienstag, 28. August 2012

some Taipei - first impressions

Since we arrived we have been really busy searching for an apartment, so we actually did not much sightseeing or shopping or anything so far. So here are just some first impressions for you.

Baibai <3

Freitag, 24. August 2012

How Japanese get wealthy!

cranes are a symbol of luck

beautiful rainbow

There are many ways to be lucky in Japan! In Germany you would most likely get misfortune, for example by seeing a black cat crossing the street.

at shrines: write your wishes on it

funny note for Tanabata

...which you can find on 'trees' like the one of the left. On the right you can see me in 2009 ;)

This is more for fortune-telling. You have to find your zodiac sign and your blood type and grab the envelope, which contains a little letter about your future.

lucky-charm-shops at a shrine

But one of the most interesting and funny things we did was this time in Kamakura. We went to a shrine, where you could wash your money to become wealthy!

grab one of those baskets...
...and go in the cave to wash your money!
I even saw people washing bills! Maybe they had financial problems...

Baibai <3