Visiting China

Ranked as the third biggest country in the world, obviously, China offers countless beautiful destinations for people to enjoy their holidays. Among several attractions, the most famous should be the Forbidden City a Beijing, which is the biggest royal palace in the world and has been built more than six Read more…

Sugar figurine

Sugar figurine is a typical Chinese dessert which has become popular more than six hundred years ago. Making sugar figurine is a traditional Chinese craftsmanship: all the craftsmen pick a box which contains the heating stove, the sugar and tools. The sugar is made of sucrose and maltose and they Read more…

Chinese etiquette 101

Customs in China can be a bit confusing for a foreigner, especially during meals. Indeed, simply learning how to properly use chopsticks may be a real challenge for some people. But if you master chopsticks use, it is now time for you to complete your Chinese etiquette knowledge! When arriving Read more…

Shanghai by night

Shanghai, one of the four municipalities in China, is also known as “Paris of the East”, “Pearl of the East”: in fact, it is considered as one of the most fashionable metropolises of Asia. Located on the Yangtze River’s Delta on the central coast of China, Shanghai is the largest Read more…

The origins of Taoism

Taoism has no founder and no founding date. It grew out of various religious and philosophical traditions in ancient China, including shamanism and nature religion. Zhang Daoling became the first Celestial Master and founder of the first organized Taoist school of thought. This tradition continues to the present day, with Read more…

Asian Film Awards 🎥

The Asian Film Awards (AFA) is an internationally recognized festival that takes place in Hong Kong in March of every year. It first started out in 2007 when Wilfred Wong, the Chairman of Hong Kong International Film Festival Society, announced the launch of the Asian Film Awards to recognize the Read more…

Chinese New Year

We wish you a happy and prosperous New Year!! 🧧✨ The Spring Festival is the most important festival in Chinese culture. It celebrates the arrival of the new year on the lunar calendar. It does not have a fixed date, but it usually falls between the end of January and Read more…

What is a dumpling?

A dumpling is composed of meat and/or vegetables, rolled inside a thin piece of dough. It can be boiled, steamed or fried. The most common ones are called jiaozi (饺子). Jiaozi are mostly eaten in the Shandong area (North-East of China) and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Read more…