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8 Years of Videos Posted by on Sep 26, 2018

8 Years of Videos

After 8 years of sharing videos on Chinese language and culture, this will be my final video post on the Transparent Chinese channel. As such, I’ve put together a nice recap on 8 years of videos to share with you. It’s been a wild ride that included living in both Beijing and Kunming, working as…

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5 Types of Chinese Noodles Posted by on Apr 26, 2018

5 Types of Chinese Noodles

It’s no secret that China loves noodles. The country is home to so many different noodle dishes, it’ll make your head spin! It seems like each city has its own unique noodle dish. Some are more famous than others and can be found all over the country. Let’s take a look at 5 Chinese noodle…

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An Intro to Sichuan Cuisine Posted by on Oct 19, 2017

If you’ve ever been to a Chinese restaurant, chances are you’ve seen something labeled as “Szechuan” before. This is the outdated spelling (similar to Peking for Beijing) of Sichuan (四川 – sì chuān), which is a province in southwest China. However you spell it, this corner of China is responsible for some of the country’s…

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Chengdu Day Three Video Posted by on Sep 13, 2017

Chengdu Day Three Video

Our 72-hour trip in Chengdu comes to an end with a day of exploring temples and churches. Check out the Wenshu Monastery, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, and the YMCA as well. Wind it all down with a dumpling party at the hostel to end your trip here. Check out the highlights from Day…

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72 Hours in Chengdu (Part Three) Posted by on Sep 11, 2017

Hopefully you’re not too drained from your first two days in Chengdu, because we’ve got one more to go. After visiting the pandas, eating mouth-numbing hot pot, and catching a performance of Sichuan opera on day two, the last day is a pretty relaxed one. You’ll visit a Buddhist temple and a few Catholic churches…

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Chengdu Day Two Video Posted by on Aug 23, 2017

Chengdu Day Two Video

After a busy first day exploring the city of Chengdu, it’s time to head out to see China’s national treasure – the giant panda. Spend the morning at the breeding research base, where you’ll see plenty of pandas munching on bamboo. Then enjoy a hot pot dinner and some Sichaun opera with its famous face…

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72 Hours in Chengdu (Part Two) Posted by on Aug 21, 2017

72 Hours in Chengdu (Part Two)

Our short visit to Sichuan’s capital of Chengdu has been a good one so far. The first day gave a good glimpse into both the ancient and modern sides of the city, as we saw the countless skyscrapers going up around Tianfu Square and took in the local culture at the People’s Park. For the…

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