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Drinking in China Posted by on Dec 5, 2017

Eating in China can be quite the experience. From mouth-numbing Sichuan hot pot, to Beijing roast duck, to all sorts of funky snacks in street markets, there’s never a dull culinary moment in the Middle Kingdom. All that food makes you thirsty, though, so today we’re going to take a closer look at drinking in…

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Real Chinese Food – Drinks Posted by on Apr 5, 2016

We’ve been learning a lot about real Chinese food over the last few months, so put down the orange chicken and fortune cookies right now and go back to review the previous posts: Breakfast Lunch Dinner Snacks As you can see, there’s no shortage of delicious food available at all times of the day in…

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All the Tea in China Posted by on Sep 21, 2015

A while back, I wrote a post on here about “How to Order Coffee in Chinese.” Although coffee isn’t exactly a traditional Chinese drink, it has become more and more popular with China’s growing middle class, who want to be trendy by hanging out at places like Starbucks. One of our readers requested a similar…

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Fujian Tulou Video Tour – Part Two Posted by on Jan 26, 2015

In Part Two of our tulou adventure, visit the Gaobei cluster – home to the most famous earthen building of them all. The “King of Tulou” is a massive structure with nearly 400 rooms that once housed up to 800 people. While this is by far the most touristy section of the tulou, it’s worth…

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Better Know a… Province (Part Four) Posted by on Jan 16, 2013

We’re making our way all around China here, one province, municipality, autonomous region, and special administrative region at a time. So far, we’ve been to both Beijing and Shanghai, as well as Heilongjiang, Sichuan and Gansu provinces. Today, we’re heading to the east coast, to Zhejiang province (浙江省 – zhè jiāng shěng). A CCTV Travelogue…

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Exploring Ping Le Ancient Town Posted by on Dec 6, 2012

Cruise around the streets of Ping Le Ancient Town, drop by the river, and then head out to the Chinese countryside in this video tour. A stop at the Li Family Courtyard reveals farm life in a traditional Qing Dynasty era home, and a night in a guesthouse in the middle of the bamboo sea…

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Chengdu (成都) – People’s Park and Tianfu Square Posted by on Sep 17, 2012

The capital of southwest China’s Sichuan province, Chengdu is both an ancient and a modern city, with a long history and traditional Chinese culture mixed in with brand new skyscrapers that seem to be sprouting up every few hours. A morning here is well-spent wandering the massive People’s Park, where locals gather to sip tea…

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