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By:Anna.Gan on 2/25/2013 7:51:38 PM Category: Uncategorized
Tags: ,Lantern Festival, China Tours, China, winter holiday,

 The 15th day of the 1st lunar month is the Chinese Lantern Festival. The 15th day is the first night to see a full moon in one year, so the day is also called Yuan Xiao Festival in China. To celebrate the happy festival, people like to light lanterns or lamps which symbolize people&rsquo

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By:Even on 2/6/2013 1:56:46 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China,New,Year,list,2013,

On the eve of New Year, watching the Spring Festival Gala Evening is a must-do thing for Chinese as the whole family from the young to the old sit together to have the New Year's Eve dinner. So far, it is 2 days to watch the Spring Festival Gala Evening so that millions Chinese are eager to wai

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By:Even on 1/30/2013 7:57:26 PM Category: Travel Notes
Tags: ,China,Tours,Spring,Festival,

No.1 choice: ski! Where to go: Harbin Activity: the 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival In winter, Harbin becomes a white world. The 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival has already started. During the Chinese New Year holiday, visitors can see a different Harbin. The va

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By:Even on 1/30/2013 1:08:19 AM Category: Travel Notes
Tags: ,China,Tours,RMB,

Paper money is called “National Card”, while RMB (renminbi) is China’s card. At present, China has issued five series RMB. Do you want to know what the sceneries are on the back of RMB?  We could have a wonderful RMB tour!   RMB 1 of the fifth series: Three Pools Mirro

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By:Even on 1/28/2013 11:11:20 PM Category: Travel Notes
Tags: ,China,Tours,Rime,Island,Jilin,

  What is Rime? When the air around you is minus 20 degrees Celsius (-4 degrees F), what will it take to appreciate natural scenery? Most of the time, spirits remain understandably low in chilly winds, and appetite for visual treats is hard to find. Still, at least one icy resident manag

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By:Even on 1/22/2013 6:08:20 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Chinese,Tea,China,Tours,

Preparing & Drinking Tea There are too many different ways of preparing and drinking tea to describe them all so listed below are the four main types you are likely to experience in your travels. They are Kung Fu tea, pouring tea into a Gawain (Chinese tea cup), boiling the tea in a kettle and

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By:Even on 1/20/2013 6:14:30 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Chinese,Tea,China,Tours,

The History of Tea Legend – The history of tea is shrouded in the mists of time and began in 2737BCE when Emperor Shennong was boiling a pot of water and a leaf from a nearby tea bush fell into his pot. Western Zhou Period (1046 to 771BCE) – Tea was used as a ritual offering. Prior t

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By:Even on 1/17/2013 8:32:49 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China,Tours,Chinese,tea,

  If you plan on travelling to China or just want to know a little more about Chinese culture and daily life, you should learn the basics of Chinese tea. An understanding of Chinese tea will help you make friends with the locals, enjoy one of China’s more refined and relaxing past tim

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By:Even on 1/16/2013 10:22:53 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Guilin,Tours,New,Year,China,

New Year is coming! For much of the globe this involves sipping bubbly with friends until the sun comes up, seeing out the old year with bonfires and flares and off-key renditions of Auld Lang Syne. If you still plan to spend your New Year like that, I have to say “Oh, it sucks!” Go! Gu

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By:tiffany on 12/21/2012 1:05:51 AM Category: Travel Tips
Tags: ,travel,trip,China,time,

Perfect Time to Visit the Following Cities Time City Time City January Harbin, Jilin; July Dalian,Qingdao; February

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