A few thoughts after celebrating Chinese New Years

Chinese New Years (CNY) is almost certainly one of the most important festivals that Chinese people all around the world celebrate every year. The celebrations kick off at Chinese New Year’s Eve (which was the end of January this year) and linger for almost half a month afterwards, with the Lantern Festival marking the end…

Coffee Culture at its best in Wellington

To be honest, as a girl who was born and bred in China, the charm of coffee has never really hit me- mostly because my idea of coffee resembles something fancy and icy, topped with cream and sweet sauce served in a cute green cup. Inevitably, after living in Auckland for more than 10 years,…

A Pho-togenic meal in Otahuhu

Having lived in one part of Auckland ever since I moved to New Zealand, I have to admit that there’s still so much to explore in our little big city. Having never been a fan of Vietnamese Cuisine, I’m glad that I didn’t let my prejudice hold me back when it comes to digging into…