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Western Women Asian Men

Oh how times have changed among the cross-cultural dating and marriage scene! Tracy delves into some of the different points from women and men’s perspectives on eastern-western relationships. Decades ago,

Chinese Parenting Styles

When it comes to parenting in china, the idea of absolute control springs to mind. While different parents have their own beliefs, in general, Chinese parenting is very different from

Guan Incense: a DG specialty

A product worth three times more than gold, Guan incense is a fine local specialty that faded over time. Find out the history and where to go for a ceremonial

The Hot Water Obsession

Wondering why you’ve been struggling to get an iced water lately? If you haven’t noticed the Chinese’s craze of enjoying a glass of steaming hot water yet, please pay attention.

Chinese People’s English Names

Random? Peculiar? Awkward? Perhaps adjectives you would use to describe the English names your Chinese colleagues chose for themselves. Find out how these names come about. How many times have

Free-style Travel

Statistics show how things have changed with tourism in China. With the younger generation supporting free-style travel, there is a new thirst for engaging with real culture. One of the

Body Repatriation

What happens when a foreigner dies here in China? It’s certainly something that we never really talk about, however it’s also interesting to know. Recently, a friend asked me a

Qifeng Park

What exactly do you know about the mysterious lantern that sits at the top of our famous mountain? Read on for the truth behind Qifeng Park. There’s no need to

Online Streaming Craze

From talented performances to undignified stunts to various tutorials, China’s live streaming phenomenon has gone to the next level as a lifestyle & revenue-generator. Every night, millions of millennials habitually

CCTV New Year’s Gala

Spring Festival means visiting your hometown, family time, homemade dumplings and the most well-known entertainment show in the country, CCTV New Year’s Gala. The chances are you’ve already heard about