The Geography of Chinese Cuisine!

The Geography of Chinese Cuisine - a trip around China! If you have been to China, then you'll know that the Chinese cuisine does not just have one flavor. In fact, food in the south tends to be sweet, salty in the north, sour in the east and spicy in the west. Let's dive in [...]

Tea Customs in China: 3 Fun facts

Tea Customs in China: 3 Fun facts If you've been to China, then I'm sure you would have noticed that Chinese people drink a lot of tea. It is a way of life. Like the Western saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away" in China they say, "one day without tea will bring [...]

By |September 26th, 2021|Chinese Culture, Fun Facts, Hutong School, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

A lesson on cross cultural communication- an interview with Dr. Jeanne Boden

We've written a lot of articles about doing business in or with China, and we thought that a better way we could gain further insight and understanding was to interview an expert. We spoke to Dr. Jeanne Boden a Belgian Sinologist who has over 30 years’ experience advising multinationals active in and within China. #Introduction [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Chinese Culture, Chinese Language, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

3 Fun Facts about Chinese Kung Fu

A short lesson about Chinese Kung Fu #Kung Fu and its history Chinese Kung Fu (martial arts or in Chinese 功夫- gōngfu) is a series of fighting styles which has developed over a long historical period in China. The earliest origins of Chinese martial arts have been traced back to prehistoric hunting techniques and military [...]

China’s Culinary Culture: Chinese notorious street food!

Your Pocket Guide to Street Food in China If you have been to China, then I'm sure you have wandered around the markets and tried some street food. The food in such markets varies markedly from different regions within China. For instance, if you are in Beijing, then I'm sure you have been to, or [...]

By |August 5th, 2021|Chinese Culture, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

Here’s How To Play Chinese Chess

Guest Post by Ashlie Lopez Chinese chess is called Xiangqi And is played widely in china. The same family as the chaturanga, western chess, shogi, and Jogi, Chinese chess is also a two-player board game. Known as Xiangqi in the West, it is a widely played board game in China and is played widely worldwide. [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Chinese Culture, Fun Facts, Tips and Guides|0 Comments

The future of doing business in China – an interview with Mr. Biao Wang

We've written a lot of articles about doing business in or with China, and we thought that a better way we could gain further insight and understanding was to interview an expert. We spoke to Mr. Biao Wang, a China and UK Business Consultant, about the upcoming trends for Chinese modern business culture and more. [...]

By |June 4th, 2021|Chinese Culture|0 Comments

3 Top Tips on How to Haggle Like a Pro in China

How to master haggling in China? I'm sure if you've been to China, you would have experienced haggling. Haggling is part of Chinese culture and like any great skill you might need some practice before you can master the art of it! So here are three top tips to help you haggle in markets or [...]

How to Network in Chinese?

Your Pocket Guide to Networking in China Networking is very important for any student or professional who wants to make the most of their time in China. As the saying goes, good "guan xi" (connections or networking) is essential to doing long-term, profitable business or having a good career in China. As networking events are [...]

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year’s Day at Home

In this complete guide you will be learning about how to celebrate Chinese New Year at home! Due to the pandemic, many of our foreign students cannot come to China to celebrate, so here is a brief guide to help you learn, join in, and celebrate this special holiday wherever you may be!  But before [...]