Yes, I didn’t wished a happy new year on my blog when 2020 kicked off. I did wished few on my posts comments but didn’t wrote a post specifically about welcoming 2020.
And here I’m today, re-blogging a post by Kally Nat of MiddleMe about Chinese New Year!
And there’s good reason for it.
The simple explanation Kally Nat is telling us about how Chinese people welcome their new year, what they go through and what they look forward to, is really an amazing piece to read out today.
Plus, these days I’m fully engaged up in a project at my workplace for a big customer, whose name I can’t speak of but it features the word Cat. And since this is the year of Rat in Chinese zodiac, so I thought why not 😀
Enjoy this post by Kally Nat and be sure to follow her for more tips and tricks about your professional life and more 🙂
I have scheduled this post so that when you are reading this, I and my little family are on the road driving towards Singapore.
Chinese New Year is a huge festival where my parents will never forgive me (okay, I’m exaggerating but they will definitely not be happy) if I don’t make my way back home no matter which part of the world I am in.
Even when I was working in Shanghai (6 hours flight away from Singapore), I brave the crowd and the horrid air ticket price (I could have a round trip ticket to Europe and back) to go back to celebrate this special occasion with my family.
Chinese New Year to Chinese is like Christmas to Caucasians.
We flocked home, overcrowd the airports, train stations and roads (shoulder to shoulder), paid ridiculously for anyone who can take us home, forked out (again, ridiculously high prices) for…
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