Step back into time with me at Jwu Jiu Teahouse in Chiayi in Taiwan. This traditional Chinese teahouse is set over a koi pond with a stunning garden view.
The Taiwanese are a naturally superstitious people, and this is particularly evident during Ghost Month in Taiwan, also know as the Hungry Ghost Festival.
Tomb Sweeping Day is a Chinese holiday that is celebrated in April. On this day, Chinese families visit the family tomb to pay respect to their ancestors.
Guest post by Stephanie Long This guest post was written by Stephanie A Long. Just outside of the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong Island, the Outlying Islands make for a great day trip, and the perfect way to escape the chaos of the city. Tai O fishing village is one of the more unique […]
Artist: Mandy Wong on GFX Artists It’s an exciting time of year in Taiwan and the rest of Asia as everyone is gearing up for Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as The Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival. Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated every year when the moon is at its brightest, on the 15th day of the […]
Young Chinese women who endured the agony of footbinding did so for beauty. One cannot help but feel shock and curiosity at such a thing. Here are some examples of footwear worn by women throughout the centuries.
Did you know the first written Cinderella story, called Yeh-Shen, was written in 850 A.D. in China? Read on to read the story of the Chinese Cinderella.
Learn about the practice of foot binding in ancient China and view a full set of photos of a woman with bound feet in Yunnan Province.