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By:GwenLv on 10/28/2013 8:56:19 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Halloween,ghost-cult,traditional-meaning,,

    As a western festival, Halloween has been gradually taking in by Chinese young people. For westerners, the Halloween has deep cultural and traditional meaning. But what does it mean to Chinese? Or we may say, whether it has meaning for Chinese.     There are diffe

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By:GwenLv on 10/16/2013 9:03:48 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,double-ninth-festiva,traditional-festival,

The ninth day of the ninth month in lunar calendar is the traditional "Chong Yang Festival" in China, which is also known as the Double Ninth Festival. This festival originates from the Warring States Period of China, which is about 2000 years ago. By the traditional Chinese theory of

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By:Anna on 6/14/2013 1:59:09 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Yuanmingyuan,China,Tours,China,holidays,Chinese,garden,

Having introduced the most famous imperial park Summer Palace and the largest imperial park Chengde Mountain Resort, today I’d like to make a brief introduction to another park Yuanmingyuan, which plays an important role in Chinese history. In many people’s China Tours, Yuanmingyuan usu

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By:Anna on 5/30/2013 2:08:47 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Dragon Boat Festival, China trip,

As the Dragon Boat Festival is coming, I’d like to introduce one kind of typical food people usually made in this festival. Many people fall in love with rice dumpling revealed after their China holidays during Dragon Boat Festival. Let’s see how to make it. Dragon boat dumplings, py

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By:Anna on 5/23/2013 1:18:08 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Chinese Garden,China,

I remember that I have mentioned the composition before. Today, I want to talk about some it further. While wandering around the Chinese gardens during your China holidays, you may see architecture, water, plants, and rock. Yes, they are the essential elements for building a Chinese garden. Last ti

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By:Anna on 5/16/2013 12:43:04 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China vacation,

Visiting the Chinese gardens during your China vacation,  plum blossom, orchid, chrysanthemum, bamboo, and pine often meet your eyes. Plant is one of important elements for building a Chinese garden, and those I mention are the most popular plants. The plum blossom is one of the most i

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By:Anna on 5/3/2013 2:42:32 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China vacations, culture, Tibet, Zedang Ancient Town,

Zedang Town is about 190 kilometers to Lhasa. Located in the east to the confluence of Yalong River and Brahmaputra, Zedang Town is one traffic hinge in the south of Tibet. There is a legend about Zedang. It is said that, there were three immortal caves separately living a Bodhisatva, a monkey tr

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By:Anna on 4/19/2013 12:21:30 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China vacations, culture, Fenghuang County,

Located in Xiangxi Prefecture, Hunan Province, Fenghuang County is a famous historical and cultural ancient county and one National 4A level scenic spot in China. In April, a month fill with vitality and energy, Fenghuang County blooms its beauty. Rewi Alley, a famous writer from New Zealand, once

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By:Anna.Gan on 4/11/2013 12:16:50 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China Tours, Pingyao County, culture, architecture art,

Located in central Shanxi province, Pingyao is an ancient county with more than 2700 years history. It is one of the best preserved ancient cities in the known world. Now, it is still inhabited by 50,000 residents, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. “Pingyao County is the best-preserved an

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By:Anna.Gan on 3/29/2013 2:06:20 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Qingming Festival, Chinese tradition, spring outing,

As Qingming Festival is coming, I would like to write something about it. Qingming Festival is a Chinese traditional festival on the 104th day after the winter solstice. Its name denotes a time for people to go outside and enjoy the greenery of springtime and tend to the graves of departed ones. N

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