Why is the Winter Solstice as big as the Chinese New Year?

After Winter Solstice, daytime gets longer and sunset appears later.

Reasons for “Winter Solstice is as important as Lunar New Year”  Today (21 December) is the Winter Solstice on Chinese Lunar Calendar. Although Hong Kong is under the 4th wave of Covid-19 outbreak, citizens still have big meal at home to celebrate.   Chinese old saying, “the Winter Solstice is as big as the Chinese…

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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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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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See traditional Chinese Culture at beautiful Nan Lian Garden in Hong Kong

golden pavilion, red wooden bridge, trees, rocks, high rise buildings, blue sky, white cloud

See traditional Chinese culture in Hong Kong at Nan Lian Garden Hong Kong is the international financial center. But you can still find the traditional Chinese cultural elements in Hong Kong. That is the Nan Lian Garden.   Although it was only built in 1998, the garden shows you the traditional wooden architecture, gardening and…

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