Celebrate Chinese New Year 2016 – the Year of Monkey!

11/01/2016
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Celebrate Chinese New Year 2016 - the Year of Monkey with the locals!

Chinese New Year falls on February 8, 2016. According to Chinese zodiac, it is the Year of the Monkey. If you plan to visit China during the spring festival holiday, it will be a special cultural experience to celebrate the traditional Chinese New Year with the locals. Things to Do in Chinese New Year 1.

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Happy Dragon Boat Festival 2012!

21/06/2012
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On June 23th, 2012 is the annual Dragon Boat Festival. This is one of the most important on Chinese Lunar Calendar, which has more than 2,000 years of history. To celebrate this traditional festival and make more people know about the folk custom, many activities are hold during this 3-day holiday of Dragon Boat Festival.

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Travel Tips Books about China(1)

03/06/2011
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These are great books of travel stories written by “Laowai” who had much experience with China and Chinese people.

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2011 Children’s Day in Beijing: Play with Chinese Folk Toys!

02/06/2011
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Children’s day is a chance for us adults to remain our childhood. In the past time, when there is no TVs, computers, or any video games, traditional toys, such as Chinese yo-yos, Iron Hoop Rolling and Jigsaw puzzle, were our best friends. With hundreds years of history, those traditional toys are not only for fun,

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China Celebrates Children’s Day on June 1

26/05/2011
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In China, children are celebrated yearly on June 1. The whole country celebrates with cards, presents, special foods, parades, and other activities. Although schools remain open, children do not attend class and are free of homework.

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2011 Dragon Boat Festival: Are You Ready to Join in ?

25/05/2011
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Dragon boat festival, also known as Double Fifth Day, falls on the 5th day of the 5th month of Chinese lunar calendar. It is one of the traditional festivals in China, which has more than 2,000 years of history. Traditionally, it is in memory of a great patriot poet, Qu Yuan, of the State of

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China row over Forbidden City ‘club for the rich’

20/05/2011
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Chinese officials have denied the Beijing palace that was once home to China’s emperors is being used as a club for the rich.

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Cultural relics discovered under sea

18/05/2011
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It was the first day of the fourth excavation of Nan’ao No 1, a sunken merchant vessel of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) that was found in 2007 in the South China Sea near Nan’ao Island, Guangdong province, after local fisherman netted porcelain ware.

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Chinese Kung Fu is Coming Back!

17/05/2011
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The greatest Kung Fu panda is coming bakc on May 26th, 2011!   Since five years ago, the overweight panda Po has won a great number of fans. Now, he is coming back to bring us a new enthusiasm of Chinese Kung Fu, as well as Chinese culture. Are you a kung fu fanatic like

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Top 5 places for flying a kite in Beijing

13/05/2011
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 Did you see the spring is coming? There is an old saying in China that one can never know when spring is coming until seeing the kite in the sky. Kite flying is a traditional with nearly 3,000 years history and still plays an important role in Chinese culture today. Now, Chinese don’t only fly a kite in spring, but also

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Beijing International Tourism Expo

09/05/2011
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The Beijing International Tourism Expo, popularly known as BITE, returns to the global stage for its eighth edition from June 17-19, 2011. It is Asia’s leading annual travel and tourism event and is being staged at a new venue – the China National Convention Centre (CNCC) – which was used as a communications center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

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Beijing Public Toilets; Public Toilets in Beijing Hutongs and Great Wall

07/04/2011
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Chinese public toilets can be unpleasant, head for one of Beijing’s many McDonalds for an upmarket hotel if it’s convenient.

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