Category: Chinese Culture

The Year of the Dog – Celebration Tips and Features

Chinese New Year (or let’s call it correctly, the Spring Festival) is just around the corner and you couldn’t  notice all the colourful illuminations on the streets, a huge variety of decorations in the stores, excited people running around the shopping areas already looking for presents and something to surprise their families with. Yep, the…

Do you know where your frog has been?

If you are attached to the internet, then something must have come familiar to you these days — the Travelling Frog (originally called 旅かえる). It has sweep people off since the application got lunched in different online stores. And you can see people posting about their beloved frog in social media all the time. And…

Exotic Fruits in China – Lychee

Chinese culture is always connected to the food – this is the conclusion that we made while writing the numerous articles about Chinese culture. Just open the post about Mid-Autumn Festival with its moon cakes; or the posts about the days before and after Chinese Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year, when you have special…

Chinese Chopsticks: Facts, Traditions and Taboos

For those who have already been in China (or other Asian countries), it is not a secret that one of the biggest concerns here is food. And not only because the cuisine is very different from the one we are used to, but also because of the challenging way of having the meal – using…

Exotic Fruits in China – Mangosteen

Last week we introduced durian fruit for you, our dear readers. Did you have time to try this very nutritious but smelling exotic fruit? As now is the best season for durian, you can find it in every market of Shenyang. So, don’t waste your time – try it if you haven’t done this so…