by Have you heard about the Hindu festival of Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors? Celebrating the arrival of spring, Holi is all about the joy of new beginnings, letting go of resentments, and enjoying fun and color. Traditionally, Holi falls in the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna, which usually coincides with March. […]
by Happy Lunar New Year!! The traditions and celebrations for Lunar New Year everywhere revolve around family, fun, and lots of FOOD! Being Taiwanese Chinese, I’ll share some general facts about Lunar New Year. More specifically, in this post, I am going to highlight the Chinese New Year traditions that my family celebrates through the […]
by East Java is a province located on the island of eastern Java, Indonesia. I was raised and born there for 40 years before my family moved to the island of Sumatra for five years. We currently reside in the province of DKI Jakarta and plan to return to East Java in a few years […]
How does a highly mobile expat family celebrate Christmas? This is the story of one multicultural family’s Christmas tradtions.
by Have you heard of Diwali? It’s the South Asian Festival of Lights and is traditionally celebrated by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs all over the world. Multiple religions celebrate this holiday, and in its simplest form, it represents the victory of light over dark, good over evil, hope over despair, and knowledge over ignorance. In […]