Label » Sampan

How to Make the Most of Philly in Three Days

Quick list: Loew’s Philadelphia Hotel, Reading Terminal Market, MeltKraft, Molly Malloy’s, Sampan, Charlie was a Sinner, Time, and El Vez.

I just returned from a three-day work trip to Philadelphia, PA. 872 more words

Charlie Was A Sinner

sampan

A small boat used in China and Southeast Asia. Chinese “sanpan” < “san”=three + “pan”=board.

Etymology

Let's Get Away From The Hustle And Bustle Of Saigon For A Day!!!

Have you ever felt like you got stuck in this city?

Have you ever felt like you need some fresh air while you are “fighting” with your scooter among the chaos of the street? 697 more words

My Journeys

THE RETURN TRIP - Episode 188

THE RETURN TRIP – Episode 188

…The American people have a clear choice between nominees; On one hand you have a sitting Vice-President in Sylvia Freelove and the other, a dogmatic antithetical in Roy Crippen… 390 more words
Science Fiction

Book review: ‘The Freedom…Cage’ by Luong Ung-Lai

By Kenny Yim

2015/05/08 (click date for original article, including translation in Chinese)

Bring a strong head and soft heart when you read Luong Ung-Lai’s “The Freedom…Cage.” Although the production costs for the book were low, Lai’s story of deep personal loss is not just about economic loss. 539 more words

Sampan

Book review: ‘Transoceanic Lights’ by S. Li

By Kenny Yim

2015/04/17 (click date for original article, including translation in Chinese)

Tolstoy begins “Anna Karenina” with “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Fast forward 100 years to the humble origins of an immigrant Chinese family in Boston, and you’ll be in the territory of “Transoceanic Lights,” S. 399 more words

Sampan

Book review: ‘A Map of Betrayal’ by Ha Jin

By Kenny Yim

2015/01/23 (click date for original article, including translation in Chinese)

As you read Ha Jin’s latest novel, “A Map of Betrayal” (Pantheon Books), you’ll find yourself divided between two main characters. 493 more words

Sampan