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Let’s learn Chinese character “休” for rest and see how relaxed Frank the tour guide’s private car tour is

Photo shows you the meaning of Chinese character for rest, a man leans against to a tree to take a rest

The origin of Chinese character “休” (rest) shows Frank the tour guide’s private car tour is very relaxed “休” for rest is a simple Chinese character with a straight forward meaning.   Character “休” pronounces as “jau1″ in Cantonese and “xiū” in Mandarin. The character “休” shows that a man (on the left) leans against…

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Is this banner the propaganda for Cantonese opera show?

The handsome protagonist

No, it is the anti-telecom fraud propaganda for senior citizens… This is Hong Kong Police’s new anti-telecom fraud propaganda, which targets at the senior citizens.   It uses Cantonese opera music performers to publicize fraud prevention because a lot of senior citizens are the fans of those performers and victims of telecom frauds. The star…

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Let’s learn Chinese character “旅” (Brigade or Travel) and why private tour is prevailing

Travel's Chinese character

From brigade to travel, from big group tour to private car tour Chinese character “旅” (pronounces as “leoi” in Cantonese Dialect) has a military background.   It shows a 500 soldiers brigade following the army flag to have the expedition.   This looks like an old style sightseeing tour, which the regimented tourist group follows…

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Differences between Western Halloween and Chinese Ghost Festival

Differences between Western Halloween and Chinese Ghost Festival

Western Halloween and Chinese Ghost Festival are not just different in their names Halloween is coming. Frank the tour guide reads posts about decoration ideas for Halloween and compares the Western Halloween with Chinese Ghost Festival. Actually their duration, aim, ceremony, customs and decoration are very different.     Frank is going to share the differences between…

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Have the trees frosted on the day of Frost’s Descent in Hong Kong?

frosty yellow leaf

NO! Hong Kong is still in the warm autumn time… 23 October 2020 is the 18th of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese Lunar Calendar, Frost’s Descent. It means the late autumn has come. The weather in the northern part of China becomes cold enough to make the trees frosty especially in the early…

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Tour it yourself (TIY) the reopened HSBC lion statues and private tour for other great statues in Hong Kong

Frank the tour guide takes selfie with Stephen.

TIY the Reopened HSBC Lion Statues and have private tour for other Hong Kong great statues  The two lion statues of Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) just reopen on 22 October 2020 after finishing the first phrase of maintenance. The British-owned “the World’s local bank” finds a local fund shui master to host the…

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Let’s learn Chinese character, 羅(Law), which is Frank the tour guide’s surname and his laws for easy private car tour

羅 (LAW) is Frank the tour guide's surname.

Bird catching background for Chinese character 羅(Law) and Frank Law’s laws for easy private car tour  Frank the tour guide’s surname is 羅 (LAW). However, the character has no relationship with “LAW”, “RULE” and “REGULATION”. Actually the character originated from the action of “bird catching”.   Frank the tour guide is going to share the interesting story…

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A colorful new transitional housing block shows Western travelers Chinese idiom and Hong Kong proverb 

Colorful Transitional housing built by containers for poor households in Kowloon

Transitional housing apartments’ limited supply shows Western travelers Chinese idiom and Hong Kong old saying There is a short, new and colorful transitional housing block at Shek Kip Mei in Kowloon.   It is not far away from the Kowloon Road, which Frank just introduced in his blog. There are 89 apartments for the poor…

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