Questions i've never asked my grandma | speaking chinese

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I visited home last month for my mom & sisters birthday and got to spend some time with my grandma! I decided to ask my grandma some questions about her hardships of coming to America back in the 80s. Please subscribe | Cured My Acne | first month free | Period Routine | Vlog channel | with me! Blog: inquiries. Email is in my "About" section Wah's (my boyfriend) & my vlog channel: Q U I P M E N T Canon 70D DSLR | Microphone | & thumbnail done by Donna Tiao! Check her out! www.donnatiao.com ___ Thanks for watching! See you on my vlog channel or next video! *FTC: Some of these links are affiliate links which means I am compensated by them. This video is not sponsored.
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su-ting tan
su-ting tan

aww this video is the cutest thing ever! 😭😭💖😍

2018-10-29
Della Qin
Della Qin

Such a soothing video♥️ makes me think of times when I go back home (Beijing) during long breaks and I’d talk with my grandma at breakfast and she inspires me so so much. She probably doesn’t even realize how big of a influence she is to me bc her stories are just her life experiences, but to me they are life changing lessons. Like how she values education when I complain about heavy loads of schoolwork. She didn’t get to finish high school bc of the culture revolution but she always manages to learn on her own. It’s just so inspiring and this video reminds me of the those good times I spent with her:) thank you so much weylie I love all your videos so so much♥️♥️♥️

2018-10-29
SoulofSol - Hansol
SoulofSol - Hansol

Just seeing the word "grandma" makes me miss her so much. Cannot believe it's been an year she passed away.. ps.Thanks for sharing this beautiful memory with your grandma❤

2018-10-29
Sarahkoruya
Sarahkoruya

your Grandma is such a cutie 💕

2018-10-29
Sissi liang
Sissi liang

I'm so grateful you as a Chinese American always embrace Chinese culture. Thank you Weylie! Your video makes me miss home so much. Love you!

2018-10-29
Tina Valentina
Tina Valentina

this is such an original and cool idea! honestly serving quality content

2018-10-29
Deanna Lau
Deanna Lau

好開心聽到好多廣東語(*¯︶¯*)

2018-10-29
Sabrina Phan
Sabrina Phan

Haven’t even watched yet, but I already know I’m going to cry 😭😭 love you so much girl!

2018-10-29
Happily Ever Nancy
Happily Ever Nancy

Aww this made me tear up because I have similar conversations with my parents and grandparents about their experience coming to America from Guangzhou. It makes you appreciate life and family so much because of their hard sacrifices. Just watching and being able to understand your conversation I’m Cantonese made it that much more special ❤️ thanks for sharing this Weylie!

2018-10-29
elle w.
elle w.

i remember in one of your videos you mentioned that you would just put on either bubz or itsjudytime while you do things around the house or get ready because its therapeutic to watch. well, i just wanted to say that your videos do the same thing for me. on  some days it even replaces my daily dose of TVB (and thats saying a lot because i am such a tvb fan). i just love your videos and the homey vibes they give. love you and what you do, how in touch with your roots you try to be, how authentic and not caught up in the social media game/appearance you are, and how you make me feel okay accepting the fact that im a chinese american female in the US. <3

2018-10-29
pliuzz
pliuzz

I feel as if I'm talking to my grandma through this video. The canto and how similar our backgrounds are makes this feel so personal. (My grandparents are also from Guangzhou!) Thank you so much for doing this video :')

2018-10-29
Kate O
Kate O

I have a feeling I am going to tear up while watching this. You’ve inspired me to have a chat with my grandma too! 💕

2018-10-29
Vanessa Saeteurn
Vanessa Saeteurn

Hi Weylie! You've been traveling so much recently and I was wondering if you could make a video on navigating through an airport and your tips! I've always wanted to travel but every time I'm hesitant because I won't know my way around especially by myself! The process of checking in (?) to security to the gates is hazy to me. Thanks, love ya!

2018-10-29
Huixuan
Huixuan

Hey Weylie, thank you for this quality content and for sharing your personal moments like these with us! It doesn't matter what kind of videos you choose to put out because as long as you feel that its something you like and you're comfortable with it, I'm sure us viewers will be more than happy to support you! ^_^ Love you Weylie!

2018-10-29
Joanne Wong
Joanne Wong

You speak very good cantonese considering you live in US for so long!!

2018-10-29
Anna Martini
Anna Martini

Soooo heartwarming <3 wish you and your family the best!

2018-10-29
Alicia Dabbles
Alicia Dabbles

Awhhhh Weylie, this video makes me smile. I love the relationship you have with your grandma. It must be so lovely to have such a close relationship with her and feel that you guys have stuff in common to talk about. As a first generation immigrant asian, i find it really hard to relate with my parents and grandparents because we're just so different and the values are different.

2018-10-29
Saya
Saya

I liked this video before watching the video❤️❤️❤️ you & your grandma are the cutest...

2018-10-29
Peanut Lin-ling
Peanut Lin-ling

When I watch YouTube I never hear people speak my family's language so it is nice to here it thanks Weylie

2018-10-30
Maiying Chang
Maiying Chang

Your relationship with your grandma reminds me so much of mine with my grandma❤️ I miss her so much, spend as much time as you can with her!!

2018-10-30
Cindy Cheong
Cindy Cheong

Your grandma looks so young!

2018-10-29
michelle
michelle

Omg grandma even remembers what buns yall liked to eat when you were little. Can i cry? 😭😭😭❤️❤️❤️

2018-10-30
Yee2Min
Yee2Min

I guess your family was pretty well off in China.. my parents, aunts, uncles & grandparents think life in America is so much better. The only thing they miss is their friends back home.. but other than that.. life in China isn't so great for them.. even though their hometown is now a pretty profitable place but life for them would still be hard in China.

2018-10-30
Cynthia
Cynthia

Omg was that your little sister?? I remember her being so little omgg too cute 😊

2018-10-29
K S
K S

...I was both initially shocked but amused at the transition at 2:19 ^^"

2018-10-30
J Kim
J Kim

I think I remember you were raised by your grandma. Your mom should be eternally grateful you turned out to be an awesome person because of your grandma.

2018-10-30
Ann Kim
Ann Kim

Wheres the link for the necklace i want one!

2018-10-29
Lauren Vo
Lauren Vo

Saw the thumbnail and already knew I was gonna get emotional. Yo gurl is crying at work lol

2018-10-29
Sharon Yu
Sharon Yu

omg this video gave me so many feels! My family is also from guangzhou although I moved here with my parents about 14 years ago. I'm also from norcal and am living in LA now so hearing canto really makes me miss home. Your canto is soooo good! Also, i know exactly know you're referring to about those buns! I've never found them anywhere else except at the Napoleon bakery in oakland chinatown. Please share them in the vlogs if you end up finding them elsewhere!! Also, those dishes look so yummy. the gua with the vermicelli is what my parents make at home too!

2018-10-30
beautybygeneva
beautybygeneva

Omgosh soo cute! It looked like Muimui was telling Navi to get on the couch. Lol Navi probably was like “wait your allowed on the couch?! Lol

2018-10-30
Keila Cortez
Keila Cortez

Yessssssss this is amazing!!!! I love you guys! ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

2018-10-29
Skylove L
Skylove L

Your grandma and mom are so young!!

2018-10-30
linndoe
linndoe

I saw your grandma at Napoleon at the Oakland Chinatown before! 😂 love the grandma and granddaughter relationship you guys have! Makes me miss my grandma

2018-10-30
collette suguitan
collette suguitan

That bun sounds like an Ensaimada. They should be available at a Spanish or Filipino bakery.

2018-10-30
Leatha SJ
Leatha SJ

I cried when you all were singing happy birthday to your mom and sister. I would love to reconnect with my family and be happy like that again. I know you have had struggles with your mom in particular. How were you able to move past those issues and be in a good place with her again? Love always 💗

2018-10-30
Peihong Han
Peihong Han

I feel like right now, guangzhou might be a better place, but what about 40 years ago.....

2018-10-30
Jojo Zhong
Jojo Zhong

I am from Guangzhou!! So moved to hear all of words from your grandma.

2018-10-30
Julie Vang
Julie Vang

I love talking to my mom about how her life was when she first came to America! I did with my dad but he passed away in 2010. Even though some of the stories are repeats, it's amazing to hear how they went thru the struggles compared to now. I live 4hrs away from my family, and when I see them for just 1 weekend, I feel so at home. ❤❤❤

2018-10-29
Cloie 101
Cloie 101

Is the Napoleon bakery you’re talking about in Oakland Chinatown? Because if it is, I always go to that bakery every time I’m in Chinatown. Its my favorite bakery ever !!

2018-10-29
Lewd Sama
Lewd Sama

These answers are exactly what my parents would say lol. My parents also came from Guangzhou!

2018-10-30
Emily Tam.
Emily Tam.

I love when you do videos in Cantonese! Please do more ❤️

2018-10-30
Takara Oneá
Takara Oneá

Awww you and your grandma are so adorable. ❤️

2018-10-30
jessyan1016
jessyan1016

I wish my grandma was still alive... this is such a heartwarming video 💖

2018-10-30
faith lau
faith lau

I have one poodle too called cookie haha. I miss my grandma too but my grandma in HongKong and I am in USA GA.

2018-10-29
Carpe Diem
Carpe Diem

I cried while watching this((( It brings my memories of all the time I had being with my grandma. I miss her((

2018-10-30
codemyster323
codemyster323

I can't tell you how happy this video made me

2018-10-30
HEDY ALPS
HEDY ALPS

Happy birthday to your mom❤️❤️❤️

2018-10-29
Gloria Zhu
Gloria Zhu

NAPOLEON BAKERY 😭😭😭 I LOVE THAT PLACE.

2018-10-29
Minnie Hsieh
Minnie Hsieh

This video is so so comforting. It reminds me so much of me and my grandparents. I was raised by my grandparent, but I've already lost them longer than the time I had with them. Their faces are even getting a little bit blurry when I think of them. There're for sure some things happened in my childhood I'll never forget. The look on their faces. The way they talked. All in all, part of the reasons that I'm the person I am right now is because of them. I think no matter how long it goes, I'll always feel like they are looking after me at somewhere I can't see.

2018-10-30
acyw123
acyw123

We have Mexican buns here in Vancouver, bc! Hehe

2018-10-30
Wing C
Wing C

haha, come to Hong Kong again for that oldie style mexico bun

2018-10-30
Jennifer Luong
Jennifer Luong

Your grandma really makes me miss my grandma. She is adorable!!

2018-10-30
soren
soren

aww :') honestly i think that it is better for your grandma to live in america than in guangzhou; i've heard that there is a lot of pollution out there; that medical care isn't the best and there is too much people in one city :I but still I think that deep down China will always be her home :)

2018-10-30
Li Ling
Li Ling

I love this Weylie!! Thank you for sharing this with us

2018-10-30
xue ying li
xue ying li

Your grandma is SOO cute I get so happy whenever I watch ur vids with her.. pls go visit her more often like she said in the end .. she seemed so happy to see you!!

2018-10-29
radiohead322
radiohead322

ooo I love bao. I've seen that kind in bakeries in Vancouver but still haven't tried it.

2018-10-30
Kasin Lau
Kasin Lau

This is such a sweet video 😭❤️

2018-10-29
smol ☀️
smol ☀️

we should all do this (with anyone)

2018-10-30
So Sandra Park
So Sandra Park

Just the title made me cry. Damn you Weylie

2018-10-30
Maria Gonzalez
Maria Gonzalez

Your sisters!! I remember them being in your videos all of the time!

2018-10-30
tiffanything
tiffanything

this is so wholesome! i love it!

2018-10-29
Piquetures by Nomi
Piquetures by Nomi

The dog’s expression at 14:29 !!

2018-10-29
DeliaWears
DeliaWears

I love watching you and your grandma interact! She honestly is the sweetest. So loving!

2018-10-30
Sarah Moi
Sarah Moi

I used to ask everything about my grandma (popo) I love having small talks with her and every thing had happened the first person I talk to will be my grandma.. she used to give me advised and make me think positive.. few years back she get alzheimer and she barely remember anything.. she will talk all those old stuff and not every time she will recognize me or remember my name.. when she did I felt so happy. Even though she don't remember me but she knows that I'm close to her... Everytime I meet her she will touch my hair and talk with me..she left a good memories for me whenever when I was a kid.. although she not here now.. but I'm glad to see people that really close with that grandparents..do appreciate every moment with them❤️

2018-10-30
Amy Ng
Amy Ng

This video makes me miss my 婆婆 a lot! It's very wholesome. :") I've never had 墨西哥包, but maybe it's a concha? That's what first came to mind when it appeared on screen, haha. It looks really good though!

2018-10-30
Mandy N.
Mandy N.

Watching this vlog made me miss my grandma who is no longer here. I've had the same conversation that you had with her when I was a little girl. I also encourage you all to talk to your grandparents. You will learn a thing or two. :)

2018-10-30
cng33
cng33

We have 墨西哥飽 all over the Asian bakeries in Vancouver! So if you're ever headed up north, you'll find them everywhere :)

2018-10-30
Katherine Tong
Katherine Tong

you barely started eating your ramen noodles and i'm already crying .. LOL. this is such a wonderful video with wholesome, quality content!! i love seeing you so genuinely happy with your grandma, weylie!! wishing you all the love & support <3

2018-10-29
Sally Lau
Sally Lau

Watching your video reminds me of my two grandmas. Growing up 2nd gen cantonese-american, you know that there was always a struggle making ends meet. Now that I'm seeing my parents getting older, it touches me that they moved to America for a better life. I wish I could ask both my grandparents what it was like back in the days before moving to Hawaii, sadly my grandma died when I was 4 and my other grandma has had multiple heart surgeries and stroke that it's been hard to speak to her. My grandpa died of lung cancer and my other grandpa died of old age, but it was always a joy hearing stories of them back in Hong Kong/Guangzhou.

2018-10-30
Dora Weng
Dora Weng

Hey Weylie, when you grandma said "你好耐都唔翻黎" I almost cried! She really loves to see you more! You guys are so so cute!

2018-10-30
c__reezy
c__reezy

You could try and check the filipino markets for ensaymadas - its a fluffy bread with some sugar and cheese on it

2018-10-30
Twinkle Laura
Twinkle Laura

BAWLING MY EYES right now watching this video! I lost my best friend my grandmother at a young age and she was my best friend my diary, my everything! I imagine if she was alive I would have interactions like you have with your grandma!!! I love you weylie and thanks for showing this part in your vlogs!

2018-10-30
Hannah Pan
Hannah Pan

This is such an amazing video. My parents also came from the same region of China and the way your grandma speaks really reminds me of my family, especially now I’m in college and am super far away from them. My parents would also tell me stories of when they were younger and their life back in China. Maybe this is why I still feel really connected to Chinese/Cantonese culture. This is a really great video, thank you Weylie 😊

2018-10-29
kaitlyn
kaitlyn

this hits so close to home. although my grandparents were already retired by the time they came here, they sought every opportunity to continue working in the states even though it was extremely hard for them to adjust to the new culture. when i was younger, my grandparents would always tell me about their journey coming to America. of course i was too naive to understand it at the time. but this past summer i was fortunate enough to go back to China with my grandparents to see where they grew up and their lifestyle. when we went to China, we would go out, shop, buy groceries, interact with people on the streets. i have never seen my grandparents so genuinely happy. it got me thinking how beyond grateful i am that my grandparents sacrificed everything to start a new life in America in order for my parents and i to live a better and happier life.

2018-10-30
alexia
alexia

Love love love this video! It’s great to talk to your elders, and I totally understand loving to hang out with your grandma. My grandma’s food is my favorite food! I also speak Cantonese and part of my family comes from Guangzhou. My parents and grandparents are all immigrants so I related greatly to this video and your grandma’s sentiments!! :D

2018-10-30
Happy Kat
Happy Kat

Weylie... Where's our Cantonese vlog... Now is the time... 😭😭😭

2018-10-30
Jie Lin
Jie Lin

I'm also from Guangzhou!Thanks for an anther cantonese video.Our grandparents maybe in the same age.And also they had a hard time before...As same as your grandma, all our relative had moved out of China.But my grandparents can always hang out with their friends in Guangzhou so I think maybe this is what your grandma wanna to do.So wish you and your grandma can visit Guangzhou one day!:)

2018-10-30
123mikkii
123mikkii

My grandma passed away when I was young so seeing other people who still have their grandparents around really makes me miss mine ....

2018-10-30
Staci
Staci

Weylie's relationship with her grandma is soooo cute 💕💕

2018-10-29
Sau Wai Lee
Sau Wai Lee

I also love 墨西哥包 <3 your grandma is so cute cute :3 btw your Cantonese has "GuangZhou" accent (thats so precious)!!

2018-10-30
tvbkid
tvbkid

I absolutely loveeee your Cantonese videos. The Chinese birthday song warms my heart lol.

2018-10-30
PEACHYARI
PEACHYARI

Thank you for uploading this. I love my grandma and I always wanted to ask her questions about how life was in Cambodia. But, I can’t speak it fluently enough to ask/understand. :( It sucks bc I moved away from my grandma around 3 years old, losing my ability to speak my native language. I’ll have to ask my mom to translate haha. It’s so interesting to learn, ya know?

2018-10-30
Sandy Lun
Sandy Lun

My Poh Poh is also from Guangzhou and there are so many resemblance between yours and mine! I grew up with my Poh Poh taking care of me since my parents were very poor when they immigrated and had to work multiple jobs. This video brought me to tears as I recall all the fond memories growing up. Thank you Weylie <3

2018-10-29
AlicexTotoro
AlicexTotoro

ur relationship with ur grandma is just the CUTEST!!! goals af bisssss

2018-10-30
Joyce L
Joyce L

I wish I had the chance to ask my grandparents all these things. I wonder if they would say similar things.. All of my grandparents are gone.. and I was too young back then to know much about life to ask these questions. This made me feel nostalgic. It was really endearing to hear and see your interactions and relationship with your grandma. :)

2018-10-30
Maia Roll
Maia Roll

Weylie, I loved this video! Such an intimate and personal video in my opinion. It’s definitely heart warming to see you with your family! Thanks for always sharing every aspect of your life with us in the most honest and sincere way! Always a joy to watch your videos! ❤️

2018-10-30
Superwaffles
Superwaffles

We have Mexico buns in NY! Also love Snow White buns, have you tried those?

2018-10-30
alwaysphonehome
alwaysphonehome

i absolutely love love loved this video. i grew up not speaking much cantonese so I didn't feel as close to my grandma. but hearing you speak canto and hearing what your grandma says about her history felt really close to home. thank you <3

2018-10-30
Chenni Cheung
Chenni Cheung

Wow, your dog is so good on the plane. You grandma is very adorable.

2018-10-30
linda nguyen
linda nguyen

I have two of those hello kitty blankets on your aunts couch too.. o.O

2018-10-29
Lillian Lai
Lillian Lai

This video makes me feel so warm weylie. Thank you for sharing. I miss the family times I had back in the day. My parents are here by my side anymore and having cooked meals once you're awake or back home is such a great memory. So I cried a bit while watching this video, at the same time warming. It's happiness and missing my parents by my side. Thank you weylie again to remind me of a cherishable memory<3

2018-10-30
Kacy Mah
Kacy Mah

Awww I cried. She’s adorable! I miss my Yein Yein so much - she passed away when I was in college and took care of me growing up all the way til adulthood and was the sweetest nicest lady. She also immigrated to America with my Yeh Yeh from Southern China had nothing, didn’t know English - started from the bottom! Best stories are from the heart and how they paved the way to our generation. Great video Weylie! I also enjoyed the Canto!

2018-10-30
Amber Avalos
Amber Avalos

I think why you not see it LA because in China bakery it’s because is Hispanic bond because we have that also Hispanic bakery and Latin which the same their favorite too but like me don’t live LA at all don’t know any location

2018-10-30
Christo Moua
Christo Moua

When I was in Seattle, i stopped by a place that made fresh buns and steamed potstickers/dumplings that you can grab yourself. I loved it so much. The taro bun was delicious. I can't wait to go back and some more!

2018-10-30
Feon Lai
Feon Lai

Aww loved this video! I love seeing your family in the vlogs and your videos!

2018-10-30
JENNIE KRYSTAL
JENNIE KRYSTAL

your sweet relationship with your grandma reminds me of both my loving grandmas <3333 Thank you Weylie for always setting up such a great example to younger generations!!!

2018-10-30
Denice
Denice

your grandma is so like mine:”) my grandma passed away 3 months ago and i miss her so much :”)

2018-10-30
ryanw1282
ryanw1282

My favorite bakery in the Bay! I haven't had much luck finding those in any other bakery...

2018-10-30
Eunice Shan
Eunice Shan

Love you so much Weylie!聽到你講廣東話好親切!❤️

2018-10-30
MissWuShin
MissWuShin

Your grandmother looks so young and cheery all the time.

2018-10-30