Posts Tagged: imperial palace

Postcards 4U: Forbidden past

Dear U, Growing up in nanyang (south of the ocean, typically refers to Singapore and Malaysia), there was no shortage of Hong Kong TV series. I remember watching a lot of period dramas and kungfu series, many of which were either set in the Forbidden Palace or had it as the backdrop to the story….read more

Postcards 4U: Faded glory

Dear U, Hue’s glorious days as the capital of ancient dynasties had long passed. Today’s Hue is a mellow city renowned for its ancient Imperial Citadel as well as a good place to get some tailored clothes