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…

Bookstores of Shenyang

All book lovers probably facing the same problem when packing for moving or going for a long period to a foreign country. It is always a dilemma: Which books to take? Will it be enough until I find a bookstore in the new place? Will that bookstore have foreign language books (especially in China)? And…

International Beer Festival in Qingdao

Hey Beer lovers, the International Beer Day was celebrated on August 4th and especially for this day we have prepared an article about the biggest International Beer Festival in Asia! Where and When? Keep reading ๐Ÿ˜‰ The port city Qingdao (้’ๅฒ›, QฤซngdวŽo) – one of the five main foreign trade ports of China, located in…

Rainfall in Shenyang

Have you ever heard that rain have its special day? To be honest, we did not even think about it before, but the fact is that today, July 29th 2017, is the Rain Day! Throughout the history, all people were grateful for rain as it keeps everything alive – it waters the harvests, keeps trees…

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, donโ€™t waste your time โ€“ try it if you havenโ€™t done this so…