Language Exchange Experience
630 Euros for a month in
An Italian guy learning Chinese by his own study schedule
Hi, i'm Andrea, a 22 years old guy from Italy. Since i was terrified by
exams I had to take on June i spent 34 days in Taipei in order to
improve my Chinese.
Where to Meet People?
When i arrived i didn't have any contact in the city, thanks god Cindy,
the owner of
Ximen Leopard Garden Hostel, the hostel i was staying at, suggested me
to publish an
advertisement on Tealit.com.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Leopardmeeting/ join Languege
Exchange Face book
And so i did, i wrote on the website that i was willing to give out
Italian lessons for
free in exchange for 1 hour of discussion in Chinese Lesson.
It was a great idea: since that day lots of people have been writing
emails to me, and i
had no trouble at filling all of my days.
I usually gave two lessons per day, and in a while my Chinese had a huge
How much did i cost for all?
I thought it would have cost me a lot going out every day, stopping at
pubs, cafè and
restaurants with Taiwanese friends to take my lesson, but surprisingly
Taipei resulted in being quite inexpensive to me: besides paying 330
Euros for a stay
of 34 nights at my hostel i only had to pay 300 Euros to eat out every
day (which is
almost cheaper than cooking for yourself!) and taking cappuccinos or
beers with my
My one month for stay in Taiwan The Total Cost：
- 330 Euros Accommodation for 34 nights staying Leopard
Garden Hostel NT399*34
- 300 Euros for eat and every day foods
I had the possibility to improve my Chinese while having fun on a
i couldn't expect something better than that!
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