Tag Archives: Chinese

5 Top Tips for Child-Friendly Days Out in Beijing


 Keeping the kids occupied on holiday can be quite hard going, especially if you want to see the historical and cultural sights the destination has to offer. China’s bustling crowds makes things particularly difficult with the little ones in tow. Take a look at how you can combine kid friendly activities whilst seeing what you(…)

8 Chinese Dishes That Go Bump In The Night!


Chinese food is such a large part of Western cuisine, that some dishes like chicken feet and bird nest soup would’ve seemed odd a few years ago, but are common place on the restaurant table these days – but there are still quite a few that aren’t! Over the past five years, China has seen(…)

7 Reasons to Study in China


With larger numbers of people choosing China over other study destinations, you may be curious as to why.  Offering a variety of high quality courses at numerous high standard institutions all over the large country, there are a multitude of reasons why China is gaining popularity in the study stakes.  Over 600 institutions countrywide are(…)

Top 9 Tips For Your China Trip


With over 50 million people visiting China every year, tourism on the mainland is growing so fast, that it’s expected to surpass traditional destinations like France, the United States, and Spain, and be the number one hot spot in a few years to come. With its amazing history, culture, tradition, cuisine, people, and shopping, it’s(…)

The 7 Parts of a Traditional Chinese Wedding


There are many traditions that are often associated with a Chinese wedding.  These may vary between the different areas within the vast country that is China, they may depend on family traditions and, to a large extent, they also differ according to a couple’s financial status. The typical components in a Chinese wedding include: 1.(…)

8 Foods for Kids in China!


Once your children have mastered the art of chopsticks (which they probably will do faster than you) your kids will love Chinese food – after all, what’s not to like? The food is easy to make at home, but most restaurants are very child-friendly in China, as the ‘children are to be seen not heard’(…)

Top 10 Places to Visit in China


The vast country of China is home to a rich variety of different things to do and see.  With many great attractions and several different landscapes, it can be difficult to know where to begin! Luckily, China enjoys a great public transport system, meaning that visitors can get to and from the different wonderful places. (…)

Fortune Cookies and… Piñatas?


Fact: The piñata was invented in China Like many world traditions, the piñata was not actually invented in the country that made it most famous. Though most associated with Mexico, the piñata is actually believed to have been invented in China. Commonly in the shape of an ox or cow and originally filled with seeds,(…)