Formosa Moon

Book Title: Formosa Moon

Publisher: Things Asian Press (

Publication Date: February, 2018

Research Period: January – April, 2017

Target Audience: Travelers, Readers of Guidebooks and Travel Literature, Readers specifically interested in Taiwan, Taiwanese readers interested in seeing Taiwan through western eyes (Chinese translation planned for 2018).

The Gist: A romantic & geeky cultural exploration around Taiwan undertaken by a couple; one, a seasoned guidebook writer intimately familiar with Taiwan, the other a first-time visitor relocating to Taiwan sight unseen. Part travelogue, part guidebook, Formosa Moon will inspire readers to explore Taiwan on a deeper level while simultaneously offering practical travel information.

Back cover blurb: “When Stephanie and I first realized we were in love, I gave her the talk: Specifically, that as much as I loved her, I’d always also love Taiwan, and if she stayed with me she’d have to share me with the other love of my life. Formosa Moon is a chronicle of an open-ended adventure designed to seduce Stephanie into falling in love with Taiwan.