This is a thought that’s been on my mind, ever since I’ve been curious to discover more about my cultural roots. I’ve wanted to take a DNA test, but have been hesitant to do so. My family background originates from China, with my grandparents originating from Shanghai, Hunan and Xiamen. My parents and one grandparent … More How Do You Identify Yourself?
I saw the American Asian tag by Amy, and thought it’d be interesting to do a Taiwanese Kiwi one. In general, I think a lot of aspects may relate with many Kiwi Asian’s. I feel that a lot of the experiences that each individual goes through, can make them a stronger person. I think Asian’s … More Growing Up As A Taiwanese Kiwi
Everyone has a different experience growing up, and we have a mixture of cultures in New Zealand. This is sort of a continuation of thoughts and experiences from my previous post here. A little background about me is that I was born and raised in New Zealand, and spent most of my life living by … More Growing Up As An Asian In New Zealand
If you’re an Asian who was born and raised in a Western country, the question on whether you feel more this or that can be a difficult one. As someone who grew up in New Zealand, it’s my natural response to say that I’m from New Zealand. I’ve never lived in Taiwan long term and … More Being Asked If I Feel More Taiwanese Or Kiwi
“充滿夢想的我們推出了自有品牌PAZZO. 決定從最近的地方出發，創造台灣在地的好感國民衣著. PAZZO 將回歸衣著最簡單純粹的質地，講求最基本的質感，由挑選好布料開始! 希望與大家共享對衣著的用心堅持與自在有感生活. ” From Taiwan to the world ” 是PAZZO 誕生的最初精神! 想把幸福感的新生活哲學傳遞給全世界知道.” View the amazing collection here. This is one of their older collections, but I just adore it. I don’t know about you, but when I was younger, the Disney villain that frightened me the most was the Wicked queen in Snow White and … More Taiwanese Label Pazzo ‘Disney Villains’ Collection
For those who are curious or would like to discover some Taiwanese beauty and fashion youtubers, I’ve researched and compiled a list of several bloggers from Taiwan. Many of them share their views on beauty and skincare products, review the latest products, give snippets of their daily lives, shoot fashion look books, travel videos, styling, … More Taiwanese Beauty And Fashion Youtubers
It’s always a sensitive issue to write about race, culture, sexuality, gender and so forth. But, I just thought to do my self justice, it would be nice to let some of my interesting experiences over the nineteen years of life be shared in the digital world. I wanted to add some snippets of funny … More Thoughts On Being A Taiwanese Kiwi