Chinese New Year Market-Live in Taipei, Taiwan-Questions & Commentary

Live From The CNY Market in Taipei, Taiwan! More background on the festivities of Lunar New Year in Taiwan and Taipei, This past week many people received their Chinese New Year bonus, which can be up to the equivalent of 30% of a person’s yearly salary. Needless to say the stores have been busy and of course were ready. But many will also wait until after the New Year before they start spending. Young people look forward to Chinese New Year and the hong bao they will receive, “lucky money”, in red envelopes from parents and senior people of the family. Thanks so much for listening! If you missed the live broadcast and have questions about travel in Asia feel free to forward them to me at

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