American Jonathan Gropper sees an economic « bubble » hardly about to burst. Moroccan Hasnaa Fatehi finds it safe, easy to navigate and full of exciting things to do. Australian Paul Whiteley came for the work and is now staying for the work. There have been no lockdowns or curbs on economic activity, and where people still pack onto subways and mob busy shopping streets as if it were still pre-coronavirus times – save for ubiquitous fever-checks, stringent rules about wearing face masks and fewer foreign tourists. Taiwan closed its borders early on and blocked local coronavirus transmission through a combination of rigorous contract-tracing and a mandatory 14-day [home-]quarantine* period for every person who enters from abroad.