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Shall we date?: Destiny Ninja

Shall we date?: Destiny Ninja – iPad App

From our blog on the Shall we date? Story App series: The Shall we date? story app series are very similar to those ‘Choose Your Own Path’ books that we loved as kids. The story in these story apps aren’t [...]

July 20, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Entertainment, Games
Shall we date? Story App Series

Shall we date? – iPad Story Apps

When we were kids, we remember loving these adventure books that allowed us to choose the path of the story in the books. We don’t know what the official name was for these books, but we remember calling them ‘Choose [...]

July 20, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Entertainment, Games
Falling for Innocence (2015)

Falling for Innocence (2015)

We came across Korean drama, Falling for Innocence / 순정에 반하다, a couple of months ago, mid-way through its airing. The romance story-line focusing around a heart transplant which Falling for Innocence employs is not usually what we watch, but [...]

July 12, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
2015 Chris Wu Dramas

Chris Wu’s 2015 Drama and Film Projects

Chris Wu (also known as Wu Kang Ren / 吳慷仁) has a great number of dramas/films out this year. We thought we had them all counted up with three television dramas and one film, but we were wrong. Alongside the [...]

June 10, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
Roy Chiu Drama Marathon

Roy Chiu Drama Marathon

We’ve been on a Roy Chiu roll, lately. We’ve been watching Waking Love Up—a Mainland Chinese romance-comedy-drama series and Office Girls—a Taiwanese romance-comedy series. We first came across Roy Chiu years ago in a Taiwanese drama called, Easy Fortune Happy [...]

May 24, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
The Four (2015)

The Four (2015)

The Four / 少年四大名捕 is a Mainland Chinese Wuxia-detective series based on the Si Da Ming Bu novels by Woon Swee Oan (also known as Wen Rui’an), a Hong Kong-based Malaysian-Chinese poet and writer. We came into this series especially [...]

May 15, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
Sweet Sweet Bodyguard (2012)

Sweet Sweet Bodyguard (2012)

Sweet Sweet Bodyguard is a three-year-old Taiwanese series which we only had the opportunity to watch this year because, up till the last year or so, it wasn’t available to us. It’s a lengthy 82-episode series featuring a romance plot [...]

May 13, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
Shan Shan Comes to Eat (2014)

Shan Shan Comes to Eat (2014)

We don’t watch a lot of Chinese dramas—probably because they aren’t as easily available to us as say Korean dramas or Taiwanese dramas—but Shan Shan Comes to Eat / 杉杉来了 (also known as Boss and Me) was available and we [...]

May 13, 2015 Arts and Entertainment, Asian Dramas
US Withholding Tax

Claiming Reduced Rate of Withholding Tax on eBook Sales

Those of us who aren’t tax residents of the United States., selling eBooks online via U.S. online stores like Amazon, Apple iBookstore, Smashwords and Createspace means 30% of non-resident withholding tax (NRWT) is deducted from earnings from sales. You can [...]

February 5, 2015 Writing
Yanwen as Shipping Method

Using Yanwen as a Shipping Method

We’ve recently been shopping on the Chinese mega online shopping store, Aliexpress, where all sorts of things can be found here—from Apparel to Electronics, commercial appliances to novelty items. This site contains Chinese businesses big and small selling their products. [...]

December 29, 2014 Julia and Tania's World