I can hardly remember now what it was like to travel without tech. A journal and a pen! Post restante mail! It's like the Dark Ages - listen up kids, let me tell you about the time I had to line up for my mail... For this trip I spent a lot of time and money choosing, buying,… Continue reading Travels in China – the tech
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Travels in China – the Heritage of Cantonese Migration Tour, 2019
FAQs about the Heritage of Cantonese Migration Tour, 2019
Travels in China – the food
If I had to pinpoint the most accessible cultural gift China has given the world, I would have to choose food. People who rarely meet Chinese people will tell me their favourite Chinese restaurant. They're trying to find common ground and food is the great common table at which we all partake. So let's talk… Continue reading Travels in China – the food
Travels in China – the Overseas Chinese
One of the more startling revelations from the trip was learning about the Overseas Chinese - that's us. We folk of Chinese origin, we whose ancestors migrated from Sze Yup/Wuyi, China from about 1850-1949, we who are Chinese-something, be it Chinese Canadian, Chinese Hawaiian, Chinese Malay, Chinese South African, Chinese Thai, Chinese Singaporean and about 100… Continue reading Travels in China – the Overseas Chinese
Travels in China – introducing Dr. Henry Yu, UBC
I introduce you to professor Henry Yu, and share some of his work on Chinese Canadian history.
Travels in China – Introducing Dr. Selia Tan
I introduce you to one of the two experts on the tour, Dr. Selia Tan, and share some of her work.
Travels in China – the beginning
Part 1 of my multipart series on travelling to Sze Yup, Guangdong, China to find my family roots.