As a Mongolian, Chao has engaged in Mongolian calligraphy for more than 40 years. He became interested in writing Mongolian characters when he was a student. “I seemed to pay much more attention to the characters at school than others did,” Chao said.
Christmas is in the air. We know Christmas is similar to Chinese lunar New Year’s Eve. This western religious festival is fast gaining popularity in China, especially in big cities like Beijing. Here are some places we recommend to celebrate around the city.
There is a small coastal fishing village, called Xunpu village, in Quanzhou. The women in the village have their own unique traditions that are closely related to the sea.
Mu Ren, a Mongolian man, sculpts cattle hides into works of art inspired by the daily lives of people who “live on horses.”
Lower numbers of tourist during the winter in ancient towns around Beijing are good news for anyone who would like to have some peace at a tourist attraction. Here are four such places worth a visit.
Snow is falling, books are calling. In fact, winter is the best season for reading. Here are three distinctive libraries that allow you to dive into “an ocean of books” in China.
For a closer look at Beijing’s history and culture, the courtyard houses are a good starting point.
Inner Mongolia recently promoted their distinct winter tourism resources to the world. It blends natural winter landscapes with folk culture. Wintertime is party time in Inner Mongolia.
Want to stay away from the crowd during the fall? Here’s a good choice: the Western Hills National Forest Park. Completed in 1992, the park sits only 20km from downtown Beijing, and it has so much to offer.
Each and every one of China’s Great Walls functioned primarily as a physical barrier to block the southerly advance of nomadic enemies on horseback.