This Is Not England, Welcome to Taiwan!

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This Is Not England, Welcome to Taiwan!
I am a 27 year old male from Newcastle. I love living and working in Taipei. I like nothing better than watching Newcastle United winning.
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James
03:03 AM October 11, 2014

Hi there! So I came across your blog this morning - are you still living in Taiwan? I have just arrived (from UK), and am looking for some fellow english speakers! I'm a football nut too (Leeds unfortunately). Are you around to meet up?? If not, can you recommend a good hangout spot for English speakers?? Cheers mate. James.

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