What The Heck Is A Chengyu?

March 13, 2014 Amy Estrada 4

Chengyu (成語 chéngyǔ) literally means “set phrases.” They are a type of traditional Chinese idiomatic expression, most of which consist of four characters. Chengyu were widely used in Classical Chinese and are still […]

Why No PDA, Taiwan?

March 12, 2014 Amy Estrada 8

One thing I notice as an American living in Taiwan, is the physical distance between people. Even between lovers. As I’ve mentioned before, my mother’s […]


March 9, 2014 Amy Estrada 0

This king of the sidewalk says , “I’ve got the whole place to myself!” Myself Chinese Myself- 我自己 Wǒ zìjǐ Spanish Myself- Yo mismo / yo misma […]