Travelfish contributions by wix
The first number represents the total number of published reviews by wix. The bracketed figure is submitted reviews -- reviews may not be published for editorial reasons or may be removed because the property concerned has been delisted from Travelfish or has closed.
Life according to wix
I have spent about 10 years studying, working and travelling in Asia. I called Taiwan home for a while but have now returned to Australia.
Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Canada, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan
Now I'm back in Australia my only overseas trip is likely to be to Tasmania.
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Ten years of blogging at David on Formosa
Published 4:30 pm, 26 Feb 2015
A decade is quite a long time in the relatively short history of the internet. So I thought it was worth noting that this blog’s first post, The Ugly Isle, was written on this day ten years ago. At that … Continue reading →
Taiwan Studies takes centre stage at ANU
Published 6:31 pm, 10 Jan 2015
I’ve just spent the past week in Canberra attending a Taiwan Studies conference at Australian National University (ANU). The conference titled “Taiwan: The View from the South” was hosted by the Australian Centre on China in the World. The conference … Continue reading →
Taiwan needs absentee voting
Published 2:18 pm, 3 Dec 2014
The following letter was published in the Taipei Times today. In the letter I suggest that Taiwan should adopt pre-poll and absentee voting to reduce the level of disenfranchisement in elections. On the same day that voters turned out for … Continue reading →
Election results reflect deep concerns of Taiwan’s citizens: Bruce Jacobs
Published 10:48 pm, 30 Nov 2014
The following commentary by Bruce Jacobs, Emeritus Professor of Asian Languages and Studies at Monash University, was originally published on The Conversation. Voters assert themselves as Taiwanese in a warning to KMT By Bruce Jacobs, Monash University Taiwan’s opposition Democratic Progressive … Continue reading →
The battle for Taichung on social media
Published 4:45 am, 26 Nov 2014
Taichung is a key battleground in Taiwan’s local elections. Overall victory or defeat in the elections is likely to be judged on who wins the mayoral race in Taichung. Both major parties have a realistic chance of winning what is likely … Continue reading →