Monthly Archives: October 2010

Which animal are you?

In China, asking age is common when you meet a new friend. And after knowing the age, some people may check you with the year of the animal so as to continue your dialogue. Similar to western zodiac, China zodiac(Animal … Continue reading

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How much you know about Chinese Mahjong?

Playing mahjong 麻(má)将(jiàng) is very popular in China. Many of us like to play it. During Spring Festival, family and friends stay together and play mahjong at home. Some of us play it almost everyday. There are many different style … Continue reading

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Jiangnan is a geographic area referring to the lands to the south of the lower reaches of Yangtze River. Jiangnan always goes with water, small bridges and little & short houses along riverbanks. The houses often have mottled old walls … Continue reading

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