Sometimes The Difference in Culture Thought Us to Strive for Better

We are living in a rich and vibrant multicultural world, so it’s great that you want to understand cultures other than your own. There are a few ways to do this and one of the best ways to experience and understand other cultures is to actually live among them. It might take a while to […]

A Leap of Faith, Away from my Comfort Zone

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A shy and introverted girl who flew to Taiwan alone What would your first impression be on a Communications student? Extroverted? Lively? Energetic, and probably outspoken? Well, it wasn’t the case for Ong Chia Ping. She was reserved, shy and a rather quiet girl. Nobody would’ve expected her to just board a plane for a […]

Stronger in the Face of Challenges, With You

Alyssa Leong, a first year biomedical student from University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus embarked on a journey to Taiwan during her summer break in the month of July. A foreign country, with foreign people, and a more foreign environment. The first challenge Alyssa had to face was on communication. She’s never seen those people before-whom […]

Be A Proud Malaysian

I am a very detailed person and sometimes I really hate that of me because I would spend lots of time in making a choice. Well, I had to admit that I’ve spent around 3 months searching for the right project in AIESEC portal. At last, I decided to volunteer as summer camp helper in […]

A Truly Heartwarming Experience

It seems like it was only yesterday that I have met this bunch of amazing people and the heartwarming experience! The exchange Participants from Korea, Canada, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand and the US! During the first four weeks of my journey, I was appointed to be an English teacher in Hanxi Elementary […]

A Fish Farm that was Beyond my Imagination in Taiwan

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I am volunteering at Taiwan for six weeks at a fish farm. Before that, I thought it is just a normal fish farm and nothing special, but actually it is so much more beyond my imagination. Running a fish farm is never easy, not to mention running a restaurant at the same time. In my […]

Aboriginal Culture in Taiwan

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At the end of year 2015, I went on an exchange to Taiwan for 6 weeks. It was one of the best decision I have ever made in my life. The project that I chose was Embrace Taiwan: Explore the Original Beauty of Aborigine. The project aims to contribute to one of the Sustainable Development […]

Leaving an Impact in Taiwan

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I didn’t know what to expect. It was something completely new for me. When I arrived in Taiwan for the U-Impact project with AIESEC in Taiwan, everything was new to me. But after the first week, I started to get situated with my new surroundings that would become my home  for coming few weeks. The […]

Pushing the Limits in Taiwan

The most impactful moment came for me on the very last day of the programme, where the students had made a huge appreciation card written in English for me. My goal in life is very simple – to be happy. There are a lot of ways to achieve it, be it alone or with others. […]

Widening Network in Taiwan

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The first thing I gained was to widen my circle of network by meeting people from different countries. I did learn more about other cultures from my new friends. During my exchange journey, I wanted to explore parts of this beautiful country on my own. Hence, I had gotten myself well-trained in using the Internet […]