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 […]
by Korean Pop Music (K-Pop) and Korean Dramas (K-Dramas) are wildly popular, but there is more to South Korea than music and movies. Here are 10 fun cultural tidbits about the peninsula to expand your world. 1. Korea and Kimchi Go Together If there is a national food of Korea, kimchi is it. Every grocery […]
A trip to Taiwan isn’t complete without including Tainan City. From bubble tea to roundabouts, here are 10 fun facts about Tainan City, Taiwan.
by Did you know Hong Kong has the world’s longest covered escalator? Or that it has the greatest number of skyscrapers in the world? Read on to learn more about these and other fascinating facts about Hong Kong! Hong Kong “香港” means Fragrant Harbor in Cantonese. It consists of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New […]
by Dragon Boat Festival is one of the four major cultural holidays in Chinese culture. “Summer is here!” “It is going to get hot.” That is what I heard from my grandmother, my parents, and the neighbors years ago when the Dragon Boat Festival was approaching. It remains the same even today. What is the […]