Category Archives: Travel

Paying a Visit to Che Kung Miu Temple for Chec Hao

The fun first two days of Chinese New Year has since come and gone. All the parades are over, the fireworks and firecrackers extinguished, and the lunar fairs closed. The third day, in my opinion, is probably the least fun day of all– but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still things to do! Known as “chec hao”, this day is considered a likely […]

Sun Nin Fai Lok! Happy Chinese New Year!

It’s here! At last! All the preparations are finally complete and now Chinese New Year is here! The first day of Chinese New Year started out with visiting family. On the way to the bus stop, our neighborhood seemed like a ghost town. Everywhere was closed for the holiday with fai chun and red signs stating when they’d reopen. […]