Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
The Yungang Grottoes in Datong, China houses a collection of Buddhist statues and carvings, with many painted with royal blue, gold, scarlet red and many more striking hues.
The group blog WWAM BAM just published my interview with WWAM of the Month: Jess Meider. Here’s the introduction to the interview: Several years ago, when I was invited to be a guest on the cross-cultural talk show “Crossover” on China Central Television (now China Global Television Network), one of the highlights of the experience […]
Asian figure skaters from around the world have delivered some incredible moments in figure skating at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, even making and breaking records.
If you’ve seen the Edward in the “Twilight” movies and witnessed Chinese Olympic figure skater Yan Han on the ice, you might notice a resemblance between them.
Beijing’s Temple of Heaven was where Ming and Qing dynasty emperors would pray to Heaven for a good harvest that year. So on the cusp of the Year of the Dog, Jun and I made a visit to this iconic Beijing landmark — and it was indeed heavenly to behold. While we’re still relaxing and […]
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?