I Nomad

ramblings from a global nomad

  It was my last day of a 3 night stay in Taipei, Taiwan and I was to pick up my authenticated affidavit concerning my birth in Taipei. So bright and early I made my way to the BOCA (Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs ROC) to pick up my 4 copies of authenticated documents. …

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On my third day in Taipei I planned a trip to the part of Taiwan where I spent my first 8-9 months of my life before moving with my family to Hong Kong where my brother and sister were born (lucky them – makes getting a birth certificate so much easier). Looking at my very first passport …

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KLM flight to Taipei, Taiwan arrives at 14:40 (that is 2:40 PM for those who still do AM and PM) – right on time! I make it through immigrations with no delays despite my initial worries and head out to fresh Taipei air. Taipei Taoyuan International Airport is huge, modern and very clean. I did …

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So I arrive in Taipei, Taiwan on September 7th 2015 with no idea if I will actually leave the country with the documents I need. The only reason for flying to Taipei is to get some form of legal documentation that I actually was born! The fact that I exist (have a passport) and pay taxes …

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It has been more than a year and I am disappointed with my lack of dedication to my blog. There are no excuses! Well actually  there are – many excuses or reasons for why I have not written anything since June 2015. As I sit here trying to sort my travel expenses from 2015 I realize …

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