Next Stop, Hong Kong! (revised) Another 3 days and 27 years to go! While these numbers seem different and it seems I have a different agenda this time around. I will be making a fifth return trip into Hong Kong and my perception has changed dramatically. Years ago Hong Kong was once a strange but … Continue reading What is home, Hong Kong?
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Copyrighted © 2017 Thomas Songer Some would look at the Chinese as bizarre, childish, different, or funny but they aren't quiet about it. Habits of the Chinese are strange, but it is impossible to ignore their odd behavior! First, you wrinkle your nose, then you understand the hidden meaning of their traditions and culture, and … Continue reading 3 Crazy Habits of the Chinese
Breakfast under $1 Know Your Basic Chinese Animals Some local street vendors are a bit creative including dog, cat, raw pig etc. So knowing the names of animals can go a long way. 🙂 Where can one eat for less than a dollar or 7 yuan (USD to Chinese Yuan is ~ 1 to 7. 1$ … Continue reading Eating On Less Than $1.00 (US) In China
Basics 101 Mandarin Chinese is the official language of Mainland China and is one of the official languages of the United Nations. It is the most widely-spoken language in the world. Mandarin Chinese is sometimes referred to as a “dialect". There are many versions of Mandarin spoken throughout China, and these are usually classified as dialects. … Continue reading Don’t call mother a horse!