How to say soda, butter toast, egg sandwich in Cantonese and what do they stand for now?

Soda, butter toast, egg sandwich

汽hei3水seo2油jau4多do1蛋daan2治zi6 can imply petrol bomb A lot of visitors want to enjoy local delicacies at Hong Kong’s fast food shops and tea cafés to experience the local dining culture. The main difficulty for visitors to do so is they don’t know how to call the food names in Cantonese. Frank the tour guide is going…

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Hong Kong’s smooth vaccination programme further opens up to people aged 30 or above

The logo of Hong Kong SAR Government Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

Hong Kong vaccination campaign accelerates to cover most of the population Hong Kong SAR’s Covid-19 vaccination programme has begun on 26 Feb 2021.   The cumulative number of persons who have received their first jabs of vaccine has exceeded 200,000 on 15 March 2021 (You may check the most updated date here). This encouraging result…

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Have you taken the Covid-19 vaccine? Frank the tour guide receives the first jab today!

Frank the tour guide takes the first Covid-19 vaccine jab today Frank the tour guide receives the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine today.   Frank feels good! As Hong Kong SAR Government wants to accelerate the vaccination programme, it allows a senior vaccine receiver aged 70 or above takes the vaccine with two carers. It…

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Chinese epidemiologist’s encouraging suggestion: China and America should lift Covid-19 travel bans if herd immunity reached!

Website for vaccination registration of Hong Kong SAR Government

Chinese expert suggests ending Sino-US mutual travel ban under herd immunity  In an online forum organized by Chinese Tsinghua University and US’s Brookings Institution on COVID-19 prevention and treatment, Chinese epidemiologist Mr. Wu Zunyou suggests that China and America should lift Covid-19 travel bans if herd immunity reached (The related news report is here)! According to the current…

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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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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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Frank the tour guide work report for January 2021

Frank finds new lookout point and visits a great reservoir in January 2021

Frank explores new lookout point and visit great reservoir  Apart from preparing for the coming Chinese Lunar New Year of cow, Frank the tour guide further enhances his Hong Kong private car tour itinerary and finds materials for blogging.   Frank adds the hidden but scenic Caldecott Road as a lookout point to enrich the…

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Let’s learn the Chinese character for cluster (集), but don’t cluster together under Covid-19 pandemic

Chinese character for Cluster has an origin, a drawing showing cute birds flocking on a tree

Chinese Character for cluster (集) shows birds flocking on a tree  Chinese character for cluster (集 pronounces as zaap6) originally was a drawing, which shows birds are flocking on a tree.   Frank the tour guide is going to analyze the character “集” and show its changes.   Like birds, people like social gatherings. However,…

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How would Hong Kong citizens identify themselves?

China flag, Hong Kong SAR flag, British flag, Victoria Harbor

Complicated identity issue for Hong Kong citizens As a former British colony and Special Administrative Region of China, Hong Kong citizens’ identity is a complicated and sensitive issue.   A lot of Western travelers are interested in How Hong Kong citizens would identify themselves. Made in Hong Kong Chinese, Frank the tour guide, is going…

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