Guilin is well known both at home and abroad for its unique landscape – the tropical tower karst. The city has a history of more than 2000 years. Literally, the name of the city means “the forest of sweet osmanthus trees” in Chinese. It is located in the Northeastern part of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The area… Read More Guilin – the Capital of Karst
Huangshan Mountain, formerly called Yishan, is one of China’s most spectacular mountains. It is the general name of a famous range of the Granite Mountains found within the boundaries of Huangshan Municipality south of Anhui Province. Huangshan Mountain is about 40 km, long from north to south and 30 km wide from east to west.… Read More Huangshan Mountain
The company that brought Chinese Internet users QQ, the most popular instant messaging option in China, launched Wei Xin, a mobile phone app in late 2011 that millions of Chinese have downloaded. WHAT IS WEI XIN? Wei Xin (微信) is a free instant voice messaging app that is based on other instant messaging apps like… Read More What Is Wei Xin?
In a country where the traditional way to greet someone translates to ‘have you eaten yet?’ (ni chile ma), be rest assured, the food will be extraordinary. China has the most popular culinary heritage in the world. The history of their cuisine dates back to about 1000 years with varied cooking styles, techniques and ingredients that… Read More 10 Most Popular Chinese Dishes
China is one of the world’s four ancient civilizations, and the written history of China dates back to the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC), over 3,000 years ago. Pre-1600 BC China is charted mainly by legend and pre-historic evidence. The ancient China era was c. 1600–221 BC. The imperial era was 221 BC – 1912… Read More The History of China — Over 3,000 Years of Civilization
In the diet today, there is a kind of food that has become an indispensable delicacy for people. The tofu (bean curd) promoted as the “nutritional treasure” in the world today. Tofu has accompanied human beings for more than 2000 years. However, who on earth invented it? How was it invented? Where was it invented?… Read More What is Tofu?
Original: from the Moon worship to the Mid-autumn Festival The Mid-autumn Festival originated from the custom of moon worship in the ancient China. And the custom of moon worships dated back to the Zhou Dynasty more than 3,000 years ago. The ancient emperor then regarded the sun as the masculine and the moon as the… Read More the Mid-Autumn Festival
The Pavilion of Prince Teng is located by the Gan River in Nanchang City of China’s Jiangxi Province. It has first built in China’s Tang Dynasty. For thousands of years, it has been a sacred place where men of letters in all ages went and created “Fu (poetic exposition)”. With the Yueyang Tower and the Yellow… Read More Pavilion of Prince Teng
The Yellow Crane Tower, located in Wuhan, Hubei province of China, is one of the three famous towers in south China. Another two are the Yueyang Tower in Hunan and the Pavilion of Prince Teng in Jiangxi. The Yellow Crane Tower has a history of 1,700 years, and there are many interesting stories about the great… Read More Yellow Crane Tower
Yueyang Tower is one of the three famous towers in south China, another two are Yellow Crane Towe and Pavilion of Prince Teng. The ancients in China built many exquisite and tall pavilions, which attracted countless people with lofty ideals to ascend, unburden their hearts and compose poems and fu. Some pavilions become world famous… Read More Yueyang Tower