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Exploring China’s Landmarks Posted by on May 25, 2017

Earlier this month, we posted a vocabulary list of some famous Chinese landmarks. It really helps to know the Chinese name, as many local people will simply give you a blank stare if you ask them where the Forbidden City is. For a closer look at a few of them, here are some more detailed posts…

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Famous Places Around China Posted by on May 22, 2017

Famous Places Around China

China is a country full of impressive places, both man-made and natural. One could spend an entire lifetime exploring here and not even come close to seeing it all. Join us on a short tour around some of China’s most famous places while learning the names for them in Chinese in this 2-minute video:

Terracotta Warriors Posted by on May 22, 2017

There are many famous landmarks across China. One of the most impressive is without a doubt the Terracotta Warriors (兵马俑 – bīng mǎ yǒng) in Xi’an. This UNESCO World Heritage site is said to be the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century. Let’s take a closer look at this fascinating piece of Chinese history…

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25 Famous Chinese Landmarks Posted by on May 17, 2017

25 Famous Chinese Landmarks

In a country as massive as China, there’s lots to see. You could spend an entire lifetime exploring the Middle Kingdom and not see it all. That being said, there are definitely some places you’ll want to put higher on your China bucket list than others. Here are 25 famous Chinese landmarks and their names…

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2016 Year in Review – Culture and Travel Posted by on Dec 29, 2016

A Guide to Telling the Time in Chinese

If you’re a fan of Chinese language and culture, 2016 has been a good year. We’ve covered tons of topics this year, including plenty of posts heavy on new Chinese vocabulary and important grammar. This blog is about more than just learning new words, though – it’s also about diving into Chinese culture and exploring…

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Xi’an Video Tour (Part Two) Posted by on Oct 13, 2016

For your second day in Xi’an, head out of the city to visit a few historical sites. First up, check out Mt. Li where you’ll see the place Chiang Kai-shek hid from the Communists during the Xi’an Incident. Then visit the Huaqing Hot Springs, where a steamy love story exists. Finally, see the most famous…

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48 Hours in Xi’an (Part Two) Posted by on Oct 12, 2016

After checking out the City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and Muslim Quarter in Xi’an, it’s time to head out to the most famous site here – the Terracotta Warriors. On the way out there, you might as well stop at another historical site. Huaqing Hot Springs (华清池 – huá qīng chí) Along the way to…

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