Blog - Chinese Culture

Five TCM Therapies to Try While Touring China

With people’s consecutive wild fantasy, tourism is no longer confined to sightseeing, cultural experience or business trip, and has become pervasive, deeper into every aspect of our life, from personal odd interest to serious scientific research. It is no wonder medical travel has seen its big time! Now travelers can have inexpensive thorough heath examination while touring Malaysia, have ortho ...
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Top Places in China to Enjoy Tea

What first comes to mind when you think of China? Great wall, Confucius, porcelains or silk? For many people, Chinese tea together with the long, ritual boiling tea process and refined tea set will be the image. Those obsessed with tea may all the way come to China to appreciate the authentic tea culture, visit the tea production areas, and of course have a cup of local tea. Here we recommend yo ...
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Observing And Studying in the World’s Porcelain Center - Jingdezhen

Located in the northeastern part of Jiangxi province, Jingdezhen has been known as the Porcelain Capital of the world for over 1800 years. It is believed that ceramics production in Jingdezhen can be traced back to the Han dynasty (206 BC.–AD. 220), when it was called Xinping Town. The name of Xinping was changed to Jingdezhen when Emperor Jingde (1004-1007) of the Southern Song dynasty (960-12 ...
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Basic Table Manners in China

China has long been known as a nation of rites. People attach importance to politeness, courtesy and comity on any formal occasion, whether it is a wedding ceremony, a celebration party, or a banquet. Traditional Chinese customs have even spread throughout East Asia. As they say, When in Rome, do as the Romans do. The following baic table manners will help you initially master the Chinese d ...
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Special Foods for Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival took root in ancient China over 2000 years ago, and now reminds people of a number of folk traditions and myths. Perhaps the best part of all traditions is the Dragon Boat Festival foods, as it is not only delicious and somewhat legendary but also considered as the regimen food especially for this season - the 5th lunar month in Chinese calendar, which ...
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How to make Chinese Kites

Immerse yourself in the history of Chinese kites then it is time to learn how to make a kite now! The making process is considered an art form in China and has been passed down for generations. Follow the easy steps below and make a Chinese kite with children or parents, flying a handmade item on the end of string in warm spring days sounds cool!Chinese kite making involves using bamboo and silk ...
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Chinese Lunar Year of the Snake 2013

Chinese Lunar New Year arrives on Feb. 10 this year, bringing with it a new animal - the snake. In Chinese calendar, each year is dedicated to a specific animal. The 12-year cycle of animals are, in order, the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. They appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. In 2013, the Snake is welcomed back af ...
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