Category: Chinese Culture

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…

Exotic Fruits in China – Durian

As it is already the middle of summer, in Landing East we are thinking about the “true” meaning of summer? Is it the hot weather? Ocean breeze? Or maybe fresh fruit? In most of the western countries, we have the same available “set” of fruits, which we usually eat during its season. When you moved…

History and Traditions of the Dragon Boat Festival

As we all already know, there are many Chinese traditional holidays and festivals which people all over the country celebrate every year. The most popular ones are Mid-Autumn Festival,  Chinese New Year and Spring Festival, Qing Ming Festival and Dragon Boat Festival. We have written about most of them already, so now it is time…