The internet is chock full of infographics and posts that explain the psychological associations of various colors to help people … Continue reading What do colors mean around the world?
Red pocket, red packet, red envelope… what is this magical red thing? Regardless what term you use, 红包 (hóng bāo) … Continue reading What is the tradition of red packets?
From the Star Ferry at night, nowhere else on Earth looks as futuristic as Hong Kong. The skyscrapers of Central … Continue reading Why Feng Shui is big business in Hong Kong?
Not many people know this, but Singapore was once an important centre of the global pineapple canning industry. Pineapples first … Continue reading Have you tried a pineapple tart?
Fish and chips has long been considered a British staple. Dubbed “the undisputed national dish of Great Britain” by the … Continue reading How did Fish and Chips become British?
The new year is coming and like most people, I get started on my resolutions. Some stick but unfortunately others … Continue reading How does the world celebrate the new year?
Mistletoe makes its annual appearance each December as millions of Americans and Europeans hang a sprig of it in their … Continue reading Why do people kiss under the Mistletoe?