Blog - Chinese Culture

Chinese Traditional Wedding: Must-haves for Bride and Groom

Dreaming of a truly individual, fun yet elegant wedding that you will never forget? Who doesn't? Nowadays more and more young people in China put on the white gown and suite like what the Westerns do on their weddings, and slowly forget about the traditions… However, some newlyweds dust off the old favorites, and seize the opportunity to have a unique and unforgettable wedding ceremony by pract ...
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Sichuan Tea Culture: Teahouses in Chengdu

Far away in the West China, Sichuan is home to the giant panda preserve, awesome wild natural scenery, renown spicy Chuan cuisine, as well as a unique branch of Chinese tea culture – the Sichuan tea culture. There’s no better way to experience the quaint and exotic Sichuan tea culture than to follow in the locals’ footsteps to the countless teahouses in Chengdu.  China’s leisure city Ch ...
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The Way to Practice Kung Fu Tea Ceremony

Fall in love with Chinese tea, as well as its fascinating tea culture.  In china, tea enthusiasts do not only pay great attention to the quality of tea leaves, the material of tea set, but also the way to brew tea and drink it. As a tea master, you ought to therefore master the Chinese tea ceremony rituals, which represent the spirit of the "Way of Tea”(茶道) with four basic principles: th ...
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Special Things to Wear on Head While Travelling in China

Travelling is not all about landscape, history or food, but also the local costumes. If you are an experienced traveler, you must have tried all kinds of local clothes each time when reaching a new destination. Therefore I come up with a good idea of wearing various hats while in China. Most of the hats are from China’s 55 ethnic minority groups, and all will keep kids and grown-ups smiling and ...
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Top Ten Temples And Monasteries in China

For those who have long been fascinated with the sacred temples of the East, we are doing an article on all over China’s amazing temples and monasteries, and come out with top ten most fascinating ones, all with ancient Chinese architectural style and spiritual peace. Here they are, in no particular order:  Recommended China Religious Tours13-day Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour to China15-day Bud ...
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A Cultural Journey to China for Chinese Shadow Play

For most of the travelers, getting to know local traditions, art and culture is a huge part of the worldwide travel experience, especially the various enchanted folk arts. Chinese shadow play or Chinese shadow puppetry known as a very old form of theatre in China, is such kind of folk art that is acted by nifty silhouette figures made from leather or paper, accompanied by quaint old-world percus ...
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Discovering Guizhou for Ethnic Minority Festivals in April

April is a lovely month in China to enjoy the pleasant spring days: the earth is gradually heating up, and flowers of all sorts are blooming in a riot of color. April is also one of the best time to experience wonderful Chinese ethnic minority cultures, as various festivals of different ethnic groups are just being held in this month. Head to the rarely-visited minority mountain areas of southwe ...
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