September is National Rice Month celebrating the harvest of rice, a staple consumed by nearly half of the world’s population. Rice consumption is especially strong in Asian and African countries, however is also common in the Americas. Rice has important social, religious, and cultural significance around the world. If you’re traveling abroad during National Rice [...]
Whether you’ve planned a traditional June ceremony, a winter wedding, or are taking your chances with a July matrimony, consider one of these traditions for a stroke of luck on your special day!
Handover Day is also a time of social activism, with thousands of citizens gathering to rally for their rights. Originally organized by the Civil Human Rights Front, the causes behind this yearly march have been numerous, but the overarching theme is universal suffrage.
On January 28th, 2017, families worldwide will celebrate the new year with traditions rooted in ancient myth and historic practice.
How Chinese New Year varies from Gregorian calendar New Year and how to avoid etiquette faux pas.
If you’re planning to do business in China this February, it is important to be aware of the customs of Chinese Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival.
The City of Beijing has changed immeasurably. The days of the bicycle are long gone, replaced by considerably more automobiles than was the case when I last visited China in 1989. My second trip to the Great Wall was as enjoyable as the first. Construction on the 2,480-mile long fortifications began in the 5th century [...]
China is a country with 5,000 years of rich history and culture. It also offers a varied cuisine comprising of eight culinary traditions, each with their distinctive approaches and dishes: Anhui – spicy & salty, with liberal use of local produce like bamboo and mushrooms. Guangdong – includes dim sum, which means “touch your heart” [...]