Today is the 7th day of the 7th lunar month: Chinese valentine’s day: Qīxì 七夕. Here’s some handy vocab to guide you through it, whether you’re going on a date in Shanghai or crossing bridges made of magpies. (Read on, it’ll make sense.) About Qīxì 七夕 China’s Qixi festival celebrates the story of the […]
Eating a vegetarian diet has become quite popular in recent years, all over the world. In China, only 50 million people identify as eating vegetarian but since 17% of the population practices Buddhism which encourages vegetarianism, it’s easier than you might expect to find vegetarian food (素食sùshí) and entire restaurants without meat. Whether you follow […]
Modern life in China is moving further and further away from traditional values and traditions, one of which is arranged marriages. They still exist but many young Chinese people are following their heart rather than their parents’ wishes when it comes to long-term relationships.
Shanghai is notoriously one of the most expensive real estate markets in the world. With the largest urban population in the world, it’s no wonder.