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The Qingdao Beer Festival (青岛啤酒节) Posted by on Jul 30, 2011

About a month into my first stint in China (中国 – zhōng guó), I suffered from a case of itchy feet.  While I had moved here to work, my job was only meant to be a means to an end – to fund my adventures.  My first few weeks in 北京 had been a roller…

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Tomb Sweeping Festival (清明节) Posted by on Apr 5, 2010

As the Easter holiday weekend passes here in the west, China is already taking part in one of it’s historic, yet newly reinstated holidays: the Qing Ming Jie (清明节)or Tomb Sweeping Festival. While a staple of Taiwanese, Macau and Hong Kong traditions, the 清明节,much like the Tet in Vietnamese culture is a holiday that falls…

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