What to Bring/pack for Taiwan?

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Re: What can't you find in Taiwan?

Postby Dragonbones » 14 May 2012, 14:42

I'll move this to LiT and the moderator there can decide whether or not to merge it with existing threads on the topic.
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Re: What can't you find in Taiwan?

Postby ryanx » 14 May 2012, 15:36

Peace and quiet. Sanity. Law and order. Courtesy when driving or riding. Consideration for other people's safety and well-being. Clean air. Common sense. fat ugly mouthy bitches. And Greek style yogurt! Can you put any of these in your box?
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Re: What can't you find in Taiwan?

Postby Dragonbones » 14 May 2012, 15:41

There's a Greek-style yogurt on the shelves at Jason's called Total.
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Re: What can't you find in Taiwan?

Postby Icon » 14 May 2012, 15:46

Dragonbones wrote:There's a Greek-style yogurt on the shelves at Jason's called Total.


Also available at City Super and Welcome. 300nts but worth every bite.
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Re: What to Bring/pack for Taiwan?

Postby Abacus » 15 May 2012, 00:52

About the only thing that I can't find that I wish I had was my favorite deodorant. The nivea solid isn't bad but it's also the only non roll-on or spray deodorant that I've seen. I also prefer American condoms although I'm guessing that could probably be solved by going on ruten.

But... If your shipping price is reasonable then it probably makes sense to bring everything you can up to normal kitchen appliance size. For example I highly doubt that it's cheaper to sell a breadmaker for peanuts and then buy a new one here. You shouldn't purposely buy things to ship since you can find just about everything here especially if someone can help you with ruten or yahoo.auctions (taiwan version).
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Re: What to Bring/pack for Taiwan?

Postby Dragonbones » 15 May 2012, 12:17

Things much pricier here: full size oven-ranges, food processors and blenders, stick blenders, videocameras, and cast iron cookware.
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