So I’m finally over culture shock, I think. At least the really soul-wrenching, “Why isn’t everything the same as it was back at home????” kind of thing. And this seems like the perfect opportunity to reflect objectively and charitably on the plumbing situation here in Taiwan. As in, I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with my shower.
But while three or four weeks ago I was dreaming of my old Boston bathtub, now I think my Shower and I have come to a nice peaceful equilibrium. And Taipei certainly has better showers than many other international locales. In loosely chronological order, I give you Kim’s International Shower Review: a review of all of my showering experiences abroad. Continue reading