What Do Chinese People Eat When New Seasons Are Coming?

There is an old saying in China: 民以食为天(mín yǐ shí wéi tiān)(Food is the first necessity of the people.; Food is god for the people. I prefer the latter translation). We think that we should eat different food during different seasons to obey the natural rules and make the body keep healthy. So we have Read more about What Do Chinese People Eat When New Seasons Are Coming?[…]

Phrases that You Need to Know when Walking on a Street in China

#3 你会说英语吗? (nǐ huì shuō yīngyǔ ma? “Can you speak English?”) Actually this sentence is very important no matter where you are. If you get lost in the city or don’t know where the bathroom is and you don’t have the vocabulary to ask in Chinese, you can probably ask young Chinese people 你会说英语吗? (nǐ Read more about Phrases that You Need to Know when Walking on a Street in China[…]

Every Day in China Holds a Surprise

Guest Post: Marlon Gonzalez I have been in China for over four months now, and I can honestly say that every day I find myself asking, “Did that really just happen?” because so many odd things happen in China. At a certain point I started anticipating surprises, and right one cue China delivers. Some of Read more about Every Day in China Holds a Surprise[…]