Banana flowers, a purplish or maroon raindrop-shaped blossoms, are used in the cuisine of Southeast Asia and Central America. They are blossoms from banana trees and can grow into bananas.
Yuca, also known as cassava, is a tube-shaped root vegetable common in Latin and Caribbean cooking. Yuca root is rich in ﬁber, vitamin C, manganese and potassium. Yuca fries are fried wedges with a light crunch, popular among Americans with Latin American heritage.
Animal Farm by George Orwell is a dystopian book presenting the events in the Stalinist era in the early 20th century Russia with animals symbolizing the historical characters.
The first time I heard about Yellow Mountain (“Huangshan”) was when my dad showed me an old black-and-white photo in which he, a then-7-year-old boy, stood in front of a gray mountain and grinned widely.
To fully immersed in a foreign culture, you want to eat like locals, shop like locals, and play like locals. But what about accommodation? Now with the option of Airbnb, visitors can live like locals.
Traveling to a foreign country without knowing their language could be daunting. That is exactly how we felt when we arrived in Japan.
If someone wants to make a movie of five thousand years of Chinese history, half of the scenes would (arguably) be shot in Xi’an, the capital of 13 dynasties in ancient China. Xi’an is famed for its historical significance and laced with relics of ancient treasure.
Every time we visited China, we flew in and out from Beijing Airport and had never thought to explore around the airport area. This time, on the night before we departed from Beijing,
Jess never thought that he would not be the faster runner in fifth grade. After all, he had trained every day of the summer to claim the title. Moreover, he was topped off by the new girl named Leslie.
A combination of a chocolate factory, a water-park, and an amusement park, Hershey Park is an ideal place for vacation.