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The Different Cuisines Of China

The majority of Chinese people are Han, and Han Chinese food varies within each region. These are often divided into eight main cuisinesand delve in. The Eight Culinary Traditions of China: Sichuan, Shandong, Cantonese, Hunan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian and Anhui. Sichuan cuisine: known as “Chuan cai” in Chinese – is perhaps the most popular in China and also […]

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Ways To Find Activities In Chinese Cities

It can be easy to find things to do in China, as long as you know where to look. The bigger cities publish English language magazines, and in smaller areas the internet and knowledgeable locals are the best resources. There are specific magazines in Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu that are popular and geared towards the […]

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Dali: The Heart Of Yunnan Province

Dali, a bit off the beaten path down in Yunnan.  I visited Dali during Golden week… Although it was busy we found it really easy to get there and to find somewhere to stay. We traveled from Kunming to Dali by bus which was much quicker than the train and costs about 80yuan one way. […]

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‘Submerged Light’ An Introduction To Shenyang

In a city like Shenyang, a happy and optimistic outlook on life pays off double. This is a real city with real people. Welcome to Shenyang, hope you enjoy your stay here! Stunning natural scenery or impressive displays of traditional Chinese architecture are quite rare here. Fortunately for us TTC interns however, that is not […]

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How To Make Chinese Friends

Making friends in a new country can be crazy and scary, especially if the language of that country is unfamiliar. Sometimes to make friends it requires a certain amount of creativity; you must be willing to put some work in and step outside of your comfort zone. Preparation is key. The more time you have […]

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