Posts Tagged‘fireworks’

My Disneyland Panic Attack

The more I experience mental health issues, the more stigma I realize is attached to it. So I think it’s vitally important to keep talking about it to try to alleviate the stigma the best we can. This is especially relevant in Hong Kong, where everyone is always at stress level 100, yet no one dares to speak about how they’re feeling. Well guess what? I am more than happy to talk about it! Living in Hong Kong is wonderfully convenient to visiting Hong Kong Disneyland often. It’s less than an hour by MTR, and the annual pass is quite…

Welcoming the Year of the Rooster

Last year, in Taiwan, I had my first experience celebrating Chinese/Lunar New Year at the source in Asia and I learned that it is a much bigger ordeal than I’d thought. That being said, I actually found the festivities in Hong Kong to be a bit more tame than in Taipei, comparitively speaking. Hong Kong didn’t have firecrackers going off at all hours of the day and there were no incense burning constantly to ward off bad spirits. Also, Taipei was quite deserted during the holiday, while Hong Kong seemed a lot busier and more touristy. I guess for some…