Taipei: Glimpse into a Post-Covid Life

The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the daily life of Taiwanese people are barely visible. Carina J. Rother considers herself lucky to be in Taipei – her long-term home – during the pandemic, her family is in a much different situation in Germany.

This episode was recorded on January 18, 2021.


Carina J. Rother, Taipei, Taiwan

Carina is a German freelance journalist who has been living in Taipei for four and a half years. While her daily life is fortunately unaffected thanks to the good handling of the Pandemic by the Taiwanese government, Carina has experienced shifts in not only career trajectory but also perspectives on society, personal choice and sense of belonging.

Other episodes with Carina:


  • An Huy Tran (Host, Producer)
  • Matthias Jochmann (Post Production)

Nimish Sawant, Stephanie Raible, Thomas Reintjes, Prathap Nair and Kecheng Fang also helped make this episode.