Government’s two gifts on Everyone’s Birthday for Hong Kong citizens

selfie, Frank the tour guide, parents, eating dim sum

Hong Kong citizens get two gifts from government on People’s Day Today is the seventh day of the Chinese New Year or the People’s Day. People believe that the supreme Goddess creates human on the seventh day in the first month in the Chinese calendar. So today is everyone’s birthday!   Happy Birthday to you!…

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Learn Chinese homophones through 4 Chinese New Year taboos

Learn Chinese homophones through 4 Chinese New Year taboos

Homophones and Chinese New Year taboos Chinese New Year is the most important festival for Chinese people. Apart from different celebrations, there are a lot of strange taboos during the Spring Festival. Some of the taboos are related to the homophones in the Chinese language.   Frank the tour guide is going to show you…

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Western style baked BBQ pork bun in Hong Kong’s dim sum restaurant

Western style BBQ Pork Bun

Hong Kong dim sum restaurant’s Western style BBQ Pork Bun Char Siu Bao  (叉燒包)  or Steamed BBQ Pork Bun is the well-known dim sum in Hong Kong’s restaurants.   Most Western diners like the bun’s fillings. But quite a lot of them may not like the outside of the bun, the marshmallow-like steamed dough. Actually Western…

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Changes in Hong Kong’s Chinese New Year Fair create a win-win situation

2021 Chinese New Year, Cheung Sha Wan, point for selling flowers

Hong Kong Lunar New Year Fairs’ changes make a win-win situation Shopping beautiful flowers at Lunar New Year Fairs is Hong Kong citizens’ favorite activity to welcome Chinese New Year. Due to the ongoing 4th wave of Covid-19 outbreak, Hong Kong SAR Government first cancelled the fair. Later it decided to open 15 government venues for…

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Let’s say goodbye to the clever rat and welcome the diligent ox

Say goodbye to rat & welcome ox on Start of Spring Day

Time to bid farewell to the clever rat and greet the diligent ox Some Chinese fortune tellers believe that the new Chinese zodiac year should start on the day of the first Chinese Solar Term, Start of Spring, which is on 3 February 2021.   Thus the year of rat ended on 2 February 2021….

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Take KMB bus route No 12 to see the West Kowloon

Take KMB bus route No 12 to see the West Kowloon

Take KMB Bus route No 12 to TIY, Tour West Kowloon yourselves Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) bus route No 12 shuttles between Tsim Sha Tsui East (Mody Road) and Hoi Lai Estate. The bus route covers the West Kowloon Area.   It can help the travelers to TIY, tour West Kowloon yourselves, to see something…

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The Londoner Macau is another European element for Little Europe, Macau

Macau's European elements

The Londoner adds another European element to Little Europe, Macau Macau has beaten the Covid-19 and has reopened the internal border with Mainland China. Sands China’s the Londoner Macau integrated resort is going to open on 8 February 2021 to welcome the Mainland Chinese visitors during Chinese New Year holidays. The Londoner is another European…

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How does Frank the tour guide choose sightseeing points for his easy Hong Kong private car tour?

Repulse Bay Beach, Lugard Road, Repulse Bay Love God, Hong Kong skyline, Stanley

Frank’s six requirements for choosing sightseeing points for private car tour Besides blogging, answering clients’ questions and conducting private tours, selecting good sightseeing points for his private car tour itineraries is Frank the tour guide’s main job.   This post is going to show Frank’s six requirements for choosing the sightseeing points.   Frank believes…

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Soft outside and crispy inside – How to taste the Steamed Rice roll with fried dough stick

How to taste the steamed rice rolls with fried dough stick

Soft rice roll+crispy fried dough stick+sauces=Hong Kong delicacy Rice roll is a popular dish in Hong Kong’s local restaurants. There are different kinds of rice roll. Frank the tour guide is going to show travelers how to taste the steamed rice roll with fried dough stick.   Compared with other rice roll with beef, pork,…

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