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  • So I was asked by one of my subscribers

  • how bad is the air pollution here in Taiwan?

  • because

  • I'd like to travel

  • or even move to Taiwan

  • but it's really close to China

  • and I wonder how bad

  • the air pollution is

  • really

  • hello

  • hi

  • sorry my name is Iris

  • I'm a youtuber

  • and I'm trying to find out if the foreign travellers

  • here find Taiwan very air polluted?

  • No

  • I mean

  • my eyes are acting out a little bit

  • but not too bad

  • okay so you find it's tolerable

  • yea very

  • compare to your home?

  • well compare to home this is

  • this is worse

  • ohhh okay

  • where are you guys from?

  • US Washington D.C.

  • Yea I mean Taipei gets

  • bad air pollution

  • because of China

  • but does it bother you at all?

  • not really

  • I mean it's skanky

  • it's just really really skanky

  • Do you think the air pollution here is bad?

  • compared to England

  • yes

  • compared to China?

  • no

  • wow that's a very precise answer

  • have you been to China?

  • Once yes

  • Taiwan I feel like I don't see it

  • but it's probably in the air

  • yea and it affected my eyes

  • so now I have to use eyedrops every morning

  • and they said it's because

  • I'm not used to the pollution here

  • what do you think?

  • yea I think on some days for sure

  • you can feel the smoke

  • for me it's different for you

  • for sure I can feel a little bit

  • I mean I used to live in Canada so I know

  • it gets really hazy year after year

  • but how long have you been in Taiwan?

  • for a few months yea

  • Oh wow

  • and does it bother you? the air pollution?

  • I mean I'm here for a short period of time

  • yea at first it was very hard to get used to it

  • now I'm kind of okay with it

  • but we comment on it with some friends

  • we comment on it from time to time

  • but definitely I notice it

  • what about compared to your home country?

  • yes I'm from Europe

  • so yes I'm from a very small country

  • from Ukraine

  • and is it worse there or worse here?

  • worse here

  • worse here in Taipei

  • yes

  • A youtuber?

  • yes a youtuber

  • and I'm trying to find out how foreign travellers here in Taiwan

  • find the air pollution

  • I'm actually a local here

  • oh you are okay

  • these are my parents

  • at the moment it seems fine

  • we've been here a day so

  • oh but it doesn't bother you?

  • no not here no

  • we went to China

  • last year

  • to Beijing

  • and there was a lot of pollution there

  • much much more

  • I could feel it when I breathe

  • you can see it in the air

  • here it doesn't seem so bad

  • okay so you don't feel it affecting your health at all?

  • Well not compared to China

  • Wow thank you so much!

  • Enjoy the rest of your day!

  • So were they the answer you were expecting?

  • or did you find them surprising?

  • Comment down below and let me know!

So I was asked by one of my subscribers

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A2 air pollution pollution yea taiwan air china

How Bad Is Air Pollution in Taiwan? 台北空氣品質很差?

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    eating posted on 2017/06/18
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