Love and traditions, Chinese weddings

Have you ever attend to a Chinese traditional wedding ? I do, and the least I can say, is that the ceremony is full of codes and conventions that I couldn’t imagine before. Even if nowadays Chinese people are influenced by western weddings, they still keep a lot of traditional conventions. I think that attending […]

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3:10 to Shanghai

On June 29, 2012, in Cool Places, Featured China Stories, Shanghai, by Jack Li

My time in Beijing is coming to a close, and it’s time to move on with my China travel.  Beijing has been my home for the last month and I have made great friends, had a *ahem* heck of a time, and seen the sights, but it’s time to move on.  It’s time to travel […]

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The People’s Money

On January 18, 2012, in Cool Places, Featured China Stories, Shopping, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

When booking your China Tour it is highly recommended that you exchange a small amount of money before you arrive into China. The Chinese Renminbi or RMB is known as ‘the people’s money’ and there are different ways of saying the currencies. You will hear people say Yuan which is said similar to ‘you-on’ or […]

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Kung Hei Fat Choy – Happy Chinese New Year

On January 5, 2012, in Featured China Stories, Festivals, by Jack Li

The Chinese has one of the richest and colorful traditions in the world and one of their most anticipated celebrations is the Chinese New Year.When is it Celebrated? Spring festival, or what is more known as the Chinese New Year, is considered one of the most important events in China. The celebration is based on […]

Ice Hockey A Hit in Beijing

On August 31, 2011, in Activities, Beijing, Entertainment, Featured China Stories, by Jack Li

When one thinks of the sports in which China excels, swimming, gymnastics or track and field usually come to mind. But ice hockey? While the sport may not have as big a following as soccer or basketball, there are an increasing number of youngsters who are learning about slap shots, hat tricks and teamwork.   […]

Ancient Chinese Health Care

On August 23, 2011, in Accomodation, Featured China Stories, Transportation, by Jack Li

Many would not take china to be a place for relaxation and health care, but you will be pleasantly surprised as to the degree of seriousness Chinese people take their health. By booking your China Flights you could be one step away from removing any annoying niggles or underlying health issues. Book your China Hotels […]

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The Legend of Mulan

On August 22, 2011, in Cool Places, Cultural Experience, Featured China Stories, by Jack Li

What do you know about Mulan? There is much more to know about the story than the hit 1998 movie suggests. For those who don’t remember, 13 years ago, one of the best Disney productions, Mulan hit the box office with a cartoon classic. With stars, such as Eddie Murphy, this film was popular amongst […]

China’s ‘Four Beauties’

There is much more to Chinese history than the Revolution of the 20th Century. Ancient Chinese history is indeed fascinating and at the centre of the dynastic eras lies the ‘Four Beauties of China.’ These women were renouned for their beauty, but unfortunately there are few historical records that dictate their lives. However much of […]

Spiritual Day Out at the Temple of Heaven

On August 17, 2011, in Adventure Trip, Beijing, Cultural Experience, Featured China Stories, by Jack Li

Travel to Beijing this year to witness some of the world’s fascinating sites. One of the most notable ones is the Temple of Heaven (below) or, more specifically, the ‘Altar of Heaven’ is a compound of Taoist buildings in the southeastern part of Beijing. In ancient times, emperors of both the Ming and Qing dynasties […]

Wangfujing Cathedral

On August 17, 2011, in Beijing, Featured China Stories, by Jack Li

Perhaps when you’re in holiday in Europe you would visit the world famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome or the countless sacred sites in Spain, but did you ever imagine yourself visiting a notorious cathedral in China? If you assumed the answer was no, then be prepared for a […]

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