Chinese New Year: What People Want to Know

Ever wonder what people want to know about Chinese New Year? I’ve been on this Google Trends kick. I find the data fascinating. For example, I learned that Singapore is the country most interested in Chinese New Year. This is based on data from the last 5 years on how many people worldwide searched the Read More

Chinese New Year Song for kids

Here’s my Spotify playlist of Chinese New Year music! Just kidding. Frankly, I’m not big on holiday music and even avoid malls after Thanksgiving. How can anyone shop with “Jingle Bells” playing on repeat? It did cross my mind that perhaps the kids should listen to some Chinese New Year music. After a quick search Read More

APPS and Websites to Watch Mandarin Chinese Shows

Dramafever has shut down forever. I had a great run using this streaming app to watch Mandarin Chinese shows. We shared so many 吳慷仁 marathons. Then one day when we were almost done with Substitute Princess and it was kaput. But why??? Who does the Substitute princess choose in the end, 吳慷仁 or that other Read More

Fruity Pie

One of my favorite children’s shows that you can watch on Youtube is 水果冰淇淋 (Fruity Pie). This show is the longest running preschool program since it’s first episode aired in 1998. The main characters are four curious puppets and their grandmother. Granny Fruity Pie is played by 趙自強 (Chao Tsu Chiang). He is a supporting actor in Read More