Expat Stories: Top Shelf Games

If you like Board Games and live in Taiwan, be sure to check out “Top Shelf Games” and its FB Group.

Founded by Todd Idashkin and based out of Taipei, the company aims to design and bring thought-provoking games to the market. Β It also hosts social events for those seeking other game board aficionados, language exchange or just a good time and making new friends.

Here is a good article on Top Shelf Games and its Expat founder:


And here are the links to their Website, FB page and Group:




Tax Info for Taiwan Expats

πŸ’Έ A good summary of all things related to taxes for an Expat in Taiwan πŸ–‹οΈ

Click to access 2017-04.pdf

Here is the official Government Site:


And a good summarized blog on the same subject:


πŸ† Taipei’s First Michelin Restaurant List

And the Votes are In! πŸ˜‹
(Click below to see the whole list)


The Unique (and Best) Hot Springs of Taiwan

From Taipei to Puli, this is our favorite list of Taiwan Hot Springs:Β 


** Very Honorable Mention:Β  Zhaori Saltwater Hot Springs (Green Island – Click Photo Below)

(One of the only 3 Saltwater Hot Springs in the World)

36 Taipei Restaurants: The Bib Gourmand Awards List

🍜 From the Michelin Restaurant Guide Group, here is a list of 36 “Affordable” Taipei Restaurants that range from Beef Noodles to Night Market Snacks: πŸ˜‹


10 Islands of Taiwan: The Beauty of Taiwan’s Offshore Islands

From Kinmen’s Wineries to the caves of Beigan, this list is a great reference for those looking to learn about Taiwan’s rich island history πŸ˜ŠπŸ›³οΈ