5 Jan, 2012 in HK Events
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Happy new year! hope you had yourselves a grand celebration. In Hong Kong, as usual, we’ve got some of the world’s top festivities. Amazing fireworks, great parties and some nice cultural events. But that’s just a teaser for the real newyears, our newyears, the Chinese New Year 😛 and we’ll be rocking it this year […]

15 Apr, 2008 in India
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Northern India was cold, really cold. We were told that it was the worst winter in 90 years, and that in China millions of Chinese were stuck because of sudden snow on their way home for Chinese New Years. Northern India, and especially Pushkar isn’t well prepared for this kind of cold, having no heating […]

25 Feb, 2008 in Chinese culture, Taiwan
Insane Taiwanese fireworks - The crazy Lantern Festival at Ci-gu Lu-er-men Sheng-mu-miao 元宵節台南正統鹿耳門聖母廟

This was, by far, the most insane fireworks display I’ve ever been in. The Lantern Festival (元宵節/元宵) is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunar year in the Chinese calendar. During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night to temples carrying rabbit-shaped lanterns (免子燈) …

25 Jan, 2008 in Chinese culture, India
Chinese New Year in India

I’ll be off to spend the Chinese new year wondering around India. Hopefully, will have a lot of adventures and photos to share with you. BTW – seems like this blog no longer needs me in order to keep posting, so – oddly enough – it will keep self posting even while I’m not …

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