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Labor Day in China Holiday Stories Posted by on Apr 27, 2020

A Guide to Telling the Time in Chinese

This Friday is Labor Day (劳动节 láo dòng jié) in China and many countries around the world. Commonly known simply as “5-1” (五一  wǔ yī), it’s one of many short public holidays in China. Actually, it used to be one of three Golden Weeks (黄金周 huáng jīn zhōu) but it was shortened in favor of…

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10 Chinese Cities in 10 Days Posted by on Sep 28, 2017

Exploring South China - Hong Kong

Traveling in China can be an incredible experience. There’s so much to see and do in this massive country, and that’s especially true in its vibrant cities. Check out 10 Chinese cities in 10 days through these short video tours. From the boom town of Shenzhen, to the Buddhist grottoes of Datong, to the scenic…

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Happy Labor Day Posted by on May 2, 2016

Happy Labor Day! 劳动节快乐! láo dòng jié kuài lè Yesterday marked International Labor Day in many countries around the world (except for the US, which celebrates in September). Know colloquially in Chinese as simply “5-1”  (五一 : wǔ yī), this holiday was once a Golden Week (黄金周 – huáng jīn zhōu) along with Spring Festival…

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A Video Tour of Northeast China Posted by on Mar 29, 2014

Head out from Beijing and take a tour of NE China (plus a quick stop in Hebei province) to see some of the most famous places in this region. Explore the Summer Mountain Resort of Chengde, hit seaside Dalian, climb stunning Chang Bai Mountain, and end with the Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin. 承德…

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2013 Year in Review Video (Part One) Posted by on Dec 31, 2013

2013 was a huge year of travel for this blogger. Join me on a video journey through this past year while learning the Chinese words for the seasons, a few Chinese holidays, and also plenty of countries and cities that I visited. Happy New Year everyone! 冬天 – dōng tiān winter 哈尔滨 – hā ěr…

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Dalian – Labor Park and Sightseeing Tower Posted by on Nov 8, 2013

On a nice spring day in Dalian, a great thing to do is take a stroll through the Labor Park and hike up to the top of the TV tower, where you can get a great panoramic view of the city. Top it all off with a street food feast! 劳动公园 – láo dòng gōng…

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Labor Day in Dalian Posted by on Oct 22, 2013

Our short video series about Dalian – a coastal city in northeast China – continues with a tour around some of the city’s many squares, a trip to the beach, and a stop in an art gallery housed in an old Russian building. 劳动节 – láo dòng jié Labor Day 五一 – wǔ yī 5/1…

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