While this is the first year in many that we won’t be spending Chinese New Year with family, I still have fond memories experiencing China’s most important holiday – and I’d like to share some of those highlights through my favorite photos from Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year Traditions Red couplets, known as duilian […]
Hungary’s Olympic short track speedskater Shaolin Sandor Liu has a Chinese father, but that’s not his most fascinating connection to China.
“Christmas Is Your Chinese New Year”: On Fascinating Similarities Between the Holidays – Pub’d on WWAM BAM!
The group blog WWAM BAM just published my post “Christmas Is Your Chinese New Year”: On Fascinating Similarities Between the Holidays. Here’s an excerpt from the piece: Christmas is your Chinese New Year. I’ve heard this phrase uttered countless times by people in China when the holidays roll around, whether it’s Christmas or Chinese New […]
The China Daily just published another column I wrote titled “Homemade Spring Festival foods are treasures,” where I share memories of the holidays and food.
Have you known people who refused to return home to spend Chinese New Year with family and friends for monetary or “face” reasons?
The blog WWAM BAM! just published a group post titled What are YOU looking forward to most for Chinese New Year?, and it includes a contribution from me. Here’s what I wrote: This is my first Chinese New Year ever in Beijing, and there’s something thrilling about living in a city that has these larger-than-life […]
I felt a curious flutter of recognition during an evening walk in my Beijing neighborhood, when my eyes fell upon the reception desk at a hotel just around the corner.
25 More Stunning Photos of Western Women & Asian Men Who Got Married or Engaged (The January 2018 Edition) – Pub’d on WWAM BAM
The group blog WWAM BAM just published 25 More Stunning Photos of Western Women & Asian Men Who Got Married or Engaged (The January 2018 Edition). It’s my latest edition of the highly popular series of 25 Stunning Photos of Western Women & Asian Men Who Got Married or Engaged. (I first unveiled the project […]
Beijing’s Great Wall is a wonder of the world — and even more so, when you find yourself hiking this piece of history under breathtaking blue skies, bathed in sunshine that could almost make you forget it’s still winter. We ventured a few hours north of the city to the Gubeikou Great Wall, where the […]
China Daily just published another one of my columns in their newspaper today — it’s titled Christmas tree stays for Spring Festival. Here’s an excerpt: I have a January confession to make – my Christmas tree is still up. Back in Cleveland, Ohio, where I grew up, this is not the norm. By Jan 6, […]