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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 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 5/3/2013 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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By:Anna.Gan on 3/28/2013 12:19:50 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China Tours, the Old Town of Lij, Chinese culture,

 The Old Town of Lijiang is also known as Dayan Town. Located in Lijiang city in China’s Yunnan Province, the Old Town of Lijiang covers an area of 1.5 square kilometers. It is surrounded by Lion Mountain in the west and by Elephant and Golden Row Mountains in the north. In the southeast

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By:Anna.Gan on 3/22/2013 12:56:45 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China Tours, Zaoyuan, Chinese Red Culture,

         Zaoyuan, or Jujube Garden is one of the top 10 ancient town in China. In your China Tours, have a journey to an ancient town would give different feeling. Zaoyuan, located in Yan'an City, is the seat of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee. From 1944 to 19

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By:Anna.Gan on 3/21/2013 12:38:56 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China Tours, Mount Song, Chinese culture,

 Located in the west of China’s He’nan Provence, Mount Song is one of China's Five Great Mountains. The Mount Song scenic spot is included in the list of the first batch of state-level scenic spots, and was rated as the World Geopark in 2004. Moreover, in 2007, Songshan Shaolin Tem

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By:Anna.Gan on 3/14/2013 12:47:01 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Mount. Heng, China Tours, China Vacations, Taoist,

Mount. Heng, located in Shanxi Province, is one of the Five Great Mountains, and one of the five tallest peaks in China. Heng Shan in Shanxi Province is sometimes known as the Northern Heng Shan, while the one in Hunan Province as Southern Heng Shan. Both mountains have the same pronunciation

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