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Archive for May, 2018

Exclamations in Chinese Posted by on May 23, 2018

Once you’ve gotten to an intermediate level of Chinese, you’ll want to start improving your fluency. After getting down the basics – the tones, the pinyin system, introductions – you can start learning how to speak Chinese more naturally. Picking up some different exclamations in Chinese is a good idea, as it allows you to…

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How to Deal with Pressure in Chinese Posted by on May 21, 2018

We live in a world overruns by stress. Technology made us healthier, stronger, and smarter, but human advancement has its side effects. The air is more polluted, the food is less nutritious, and we are always accessible, flooded with noise and information. No wonder 压力 (yālì), meaning “pressure” or “burden”, has become a commonly used…

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A Walk Around Beijing’s Lakes Posted by on May 16, 2018

Spring is here and it’s one of the best times of the year to get outside in Beijing. Winter in the city can be downright painful. It’s cold, dry, and often very windy. Summer is a totally different extreme. It can be stifling hot and super muggy. Spring is quite pleasant, though, making it a…

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A Guangxi Adventure Posted by on May 9, 2018

A Guangxi Adventure

If you’re into beautiful landscapes, delicious food, and a unique local culture, Guangxi is a great place to travel. This autonomous region in the south of China is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Join us for a Guangxi adventure in a short video tour.

阿土勒尔: A Small Sichuan Village Posted by on May 7, 2018

阿土勒尔 (Ā tǔ lēi ěr) is a remote Chinese village located in the south of Sichuan province. The village is excessively small, with only 72 households (as of 2016), all belonging to the Yi minority, one of the 56 recognized ethnic groups of China. Ā tǔ lēi ěr is located on the shoulder slope of…

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Highlights of Guangxi Posted by on May 3, 2018

Highlights of Guangxi

One of the most beautiful regions of China is Guangxi (广西 – guǎng xī). This autonomous region is home to a large population of Zhuang people (壮族 – zhuàng zú) and has its capital in Nanning (南宁 – nán níng). With stunning scenery, famous noodles, and a unique culture, it’s an amazing place to travel…

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