Foto Friday: Happy Birthday Hong Kong!

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels. This week’s photo was taken of Hong Kong fireworks from the Star Ferry terminal. Every year on July 1st, Hong Kong celebrates Establishment Day. This day celebrates the transfer of sovereignty from the United Kingdom back to China, which happened in 1997. Almost like […]

LANTERNS, DRAGONS, AND BUNNIES! OH MY! MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL IN HONG KONG

Mid-Autumn Festival takes place on the 15th day during the 8th month of the lunar calendar. The Chinese believe this is the day when the moon is its roundest and brightest; with round implying a time for family reunion. Therefore, Mid-Autumn Festival is a time when people return home to gather together with their families. […]