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Foreigners from a Foreigner’s View
Chance is from Missoula, MT and participated in the NSLI-Y Chinese Academic Year 2018-2019 program in Taiwan. The first week I spent in Taiwan, I hardly saw any other foreigners. It seemed like our NSLI-Y group were the only ones around. Unexpectedly, the Taiwanese didn’t take as much of an interest in us. From my short experience in Mainland China, it wasn’t uncommon to feel like you are constantly being stared at. Especially in tourist areas, people from rural China can be found traveling and a foreigner becomes the center of attention. The western world but more specifically America, is idealized […]