I Nomad

ramblings from a global nomad

This is not about the recent elections. Everyone knows exactly which election I am talking about, no matter where in the world you are. This is more about political relations between countries and how they can affect any person on any level. My post will be about being born in Taiwan, the foreign relations with …

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  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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In September 2015 I travelled to Taiwan to get legal proof of my birth. Just wanted to clear that up so you know I am not in Taiwan at the moment, but writing about an important event in my life. Traveling to Taiwan was important for two main reasons: 1. to finally have some form …

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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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