When You’re Asian And More Fluent In English

I was born and raised in New Zealand, and even though my grammar still has room for improvement (note my use of commas), English has always been one of my favourite subject at school. I love writing essays, reading novels and have always had a love of the language. My mother tongue is Chinese, as … Continue reading When You’re Asian And More Fluent In English

Five Reasons To Improve Your Mandarin

It is New Zealand Chinese Language Week 2017 from 16-22 October, which is a initiative aimed at encouraging New Zealanders to discover more about the Chinese language and culture. There are many reasons why it's great to learn or improve your Mandarin, as not only is it one of the most beautiful languages, but it is … Continue reading Five Reasons To Improve Your Mandarin

How To Improve Your Chinese Language Skills

Chinese is one of the most beautiful languages in the world. When you see the words themselves, each of them are like a picture. It is the most spoken language in the world by more than 1 billion people. I remember my Grandmother explaining to my sister and I the way each Chinese character are … Continue reading How To Improve Your Chinese Language Skills

The most frequent asian questions I get asked

It is undeniable that if you are Asian or from Taiwan, you may or may not have been asked one, two or more of the questions listed below. Especially if you live in a multicultural society, most of the time people are simply curious or genuinely interested in knowing where you are from. The reason … Continue reading The most frequent asian questions I get asked

Movies Filmed In Italy

Bella Italia. Italy is one of the top destinations I dream of going to. Everything from the beautiful sculptures, architectural buildings, baroque music and art galleries speak romance. Let alone the language - if not romantic enough. In 2011, I learned Italian for 1.5 years, before losing my socks and deciding I should focus on … Continue reading Movies Filmed In Italy


A beautiful short film by Carlos Lascano The simple beauty of life. Imagination can take you beyond the horizon. Art is a universal language that anyone can understand. Our actions speak louder to people than our words ever will. Our self projects so much energy of how we feel and others can truly feel that when … Continue reading LILA

Little White Dress

Spending more than a month in Taiwan has put my mind in more perspective about many things. When we travel to another country, we experience the culture, environment, people and language. As an Asian person who feels incredibly Western in an Asian society, it was extremely difficult for me to adjust myself to the culture. … Continue reading Little White Dress