Ice Fantasy (2016) 幻城 : C-Drama & Novel Review

Ice Fantasy originates from a novel written by author Guo Jing Ming which was then made into a tv series in 2016. Both the novels and the series were a little unconventional, and also mired in its share of controversies too. Ice Fantasy the tv series first caught my attention with the very eye-catching blonde/ … More Ice Fantasy (2016) 幻城 : C-Drama & Novel Review

New Life Begins (2022) 卿卿日常: C-Drama Series Review

The 40-episodes series is a mix of coming-of-age adventures for a bunch of young royalties, romance and worldly wisdom, sprinkled with comical reliefs. The focus is in the region of Xin Chuan whereby the Lord of Xin Chuan has 10 sons and the other 8 regions will send ladies representative to be married off to … More New Life Begins (2022) 卿卿日常: C-Drama Series Review

Reflection in Gardens @ Kansai (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

Japan is famous for its well-curated gardens, combining nature, plants & water to give us a zen-like reprieve from the daily stress. Hence, visiting the various gardens and parks around Kansai area is relaxing and peaceful. Sorakuen Garden is a little uphill on Kobe city, making you huff and puff a little before getting to … More Reflection in Gardens @ Kansai (post pandemic) : Travel Ideas

Call Me By Fire S2 (2022) 披荆斩棘的哥哥: Reality Show Review (Episode 1 – 5)

When S2 comes a-knocking a few weeks ago, I was all excited as I was totally blown away with S1. S2 starts off a little more muted, with the brothers coming on board in a big hall. The list of brothers participating in Season 2 is really impressive with a mixture of singers, rappers, composers … More Call Me By Fire S2 (2022) 披荆斩棘的哥哥: Reality Show Review (Episode 1 – 5)

Love Between Fairy & Devil (2022) 苍兰诀 : C-Drama Series Review

The title of the series already gives away the storyline – love story of a couple from the opposite sides – the immortal fairy Little Orchid (Xiao Lan Hua) and the “devil” from Moon Tribe’s Supreme Lord Dong Fang Qing Cang. Their encounter arose accidentally when Little Orchid is sucked into the prison in Heaven, … More Love Between Fairy & Devil (2022) 苍兰诀 : C-Drama Series Review

Love Like the Galaxy (2022) 星汉灿烂 : C-Drama Series Review

The 56-episode series is based on the story of Cheng Shao Shang (nickname Niao Niao and portrayed by Zhao Lu Si), a young girl of marriageable age. Born in a family of military general, she is taken care by her grandmother and aunt since young as both parents are out on military expeditions. Unfortunately, Shao … More Love Like the Galaxy (2022) 星汉灿烂 : C-Drama Series Review

Mom, Don’t Do That! (2022) 妈,别闹了! : C-Drama Series Review

The 11-episode series, originated and produced in Taiwan, is at first a surprisingly light-hearted comedy, but with significant depth in exploring the multi-layered emotions in family ties, love, death, betrayal, courage, friendship and communication. The series pivots its focus on Wang Mei Mei, a widow who lost her almost perfect, loving & patient husband ~ … More Mom, Don’t Do That! (2022) 妈,别闹了! : C-Drama Series Review

The Legacy (2022) 传家 : C-Drama Series Review

The series chronicles the ups and downs of the various members of Yi family through almost 3 decades during the turbulent early 20th century in Shanghai. Through the gloriously luxury of a cosmopolitan Shanghai city, to the ever-changing political landscape of China during the period, to the deep sufferings during the war.  The Yi patriarch … More The Legacy (2022) 传家 : C-Drama Series Review