[UNITED KINGDOM] Transportation in UK 英國交通

As commodity price is high in UK, to save transportation is “be an early bird”, plan your trip early, know your date and time of travel.
The ticket is “float fare” depends on the date (popular travel date/ holidays), time (a normal traveling time not like midnight), and how many people had bought this tickets.
英國消費力在任何地方都高, 想要在英國好好規劃旅行就要當早鳥兒”, 越早買票越便宜.
這一個觀念在亞洲還沒有很盛行—“早鳥兒”, 且大家也會覺得好莫名為什麼要早買, 早規劃, 但是在歐美很多地方票價都是會根據旅行時間(是不是熱門日期, 假期), 好時段 (是否三更半夜), 及多少人已在這時段購買而有票價浮動的現象. Continue reading [UNITED KINGDOM] Transportation in UK 英國交通

[TAIWAN] Hey! This is where we are from!

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First travel post would be introducing about the place I grow up!

Taipei, Taiwan!!!

Here are some notes, will share more in the days to come.

  1. Where is Taiwan: Lies on the East Coast of Asia.Image
  2. What languages we speak:

*Official languages- Mandarin Chinese(mainly), Taiwanese(mainly), Hakka, Aboriginal languages

**FAQ: What are the differences between: Mandarin & Chinese?

Pretty much they are all the same, as in general we say we are Chinese, we speak Chinese and Mandarin=Chinese.

Chinese is the BIG word term as English is the BIG word term.

If you really want to go inward and realize there are Chinese from China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan…then we say we are Taiwanese.

Same in language in general we all speak: Chinese (Pǔtōnghuà) but has different accent as in Shanghai, Beijing (they twirl their tongue more) and other regions as there are:  American English x British accent x Australian accent.

Then to dialect: There is Cantonese (Hong Kong), Taiwanese (from Hokkien region in China, Taiwanese ancestor mostly from there), Hakka (from Guandong region in China, another part of Taiwanese ancestor mostly from there), and native aboriginal.

**** Taiwanese all know how to speaks English, we all learned, but some people may not be that  fluent as not being used as an official language (doesn’t have enough practice), however Taiwanese are very friendly in using gestures or any other ways to let you understand what they are trying to say, no worries 😉

3. What kind of people they are: Taiwanese

*Same with language.

In America, though your ancestors may from other where else, but you’ll say I am American, like we say we are Taiwanese.

4. What kind of letters we write: Traditional Chinese

*** FAQ: Traditional Chinese vs Simplified Chinese.

Simplified Chinese is the mostly used in world now as people learned to write since the strokes of characters is much easier, however can’t trace the origin of how the letters evolve. Traditional Chinese can since it’s the same as it is in 5,000 years ago.

a. moon 月 (yueiˋ)               b. wood 木 (muˋ)                 c. fire 火 (huohˇ)

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d. fish 魚 (yuˊ)             e. turtle 龜 (guei) ; turtle in simplified Chinese 龟

f. 囧 (juongˇ)–its just a facial expression with no meanings, hahahaha

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5. What is the capital of Taiwan: Taipei

6. How long does it take from flying from North America:  11~12 hrs from LAX (direct flight); Europe: 15hrs from London (direct flight) , 14hrs from Paris (direct flight)  

Taiwan people are being said: the most friendliest country as many has traveled.

Find out yourselves as your next travel destination!!

Post about previous travel: London & Paris will come out soon.

Next destination of traveling will be confirmed next week, very excited of it!!!

以上都在介紹台灣, 應該不用寫中文吧. 😀

下一個旅行地點, 下星期會確認, yea!!!

xxx T