Kung Hei Fat Choy: Happy Chinese New Year

  Happy Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year) or Kung Hei Fat Choy as they say in Hong Kong. In recent days the city has been a riot of festive colour.  Red and gold, gold and red. Battle of the Bouquets Flowers and plants are integral to giving your home a festive … Continue reading Kung Hei Fat Choy: Happy Chinese New Year

Johannesburg’s China Town: A Taste of Asia in Africa

Like many other big cities, Johannesburg has a China Town.  Commissioner Street in the CBD was the original Chinese hub, but when the inner city deteriorated in the 1990's China Town relocated to a quiet suburb called Cyrildene in eastern Johannesburg. There are plenty of other places to buy asian foods and spices at shops dotted about Johannesburg, … Continue reading Johannesburg’s China Town: A Taste of Asia in Africa