Tag: Chinese Culture

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Word on the Street – Shoes On or Off in the House?

You shoes… you lose! Or do you?! In Chinese culture, residents and guests take off your shoes inside to show respect. Does this tradition stand...
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City Searchers | Pumpkin and Pomelo Carving Tutorial

It’s never too early to start preparing for Halloween! One essential is carved pumpkins. Surprisingly, there’s a similar tradition to carving gourds in China....
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Finding The Old Summer Palace

The gardens and palaces of the Old Summer Palace were a wonder to behold. In the 19th century, much of the art was looted...
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Word on the Street – Family Pressure

Under pressure! Did you feel pressure from your parents when finding a job?
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Crazy About Old Buildings

This Chinese photographer uses his camera to record the beauty and culture of the old buildings and places in China.
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Word on the Street – Move Out or Stay at Home?

What did you do after college? The hosts ask the people of New York what they preferred to do.
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Word on the Street – Would YOU Rather: A Group Date or One on...

Are you single and ready to mingle…or happily committed? No matter what you are, everyone has their preference when it comes to dates. In...
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Chasing The Train

Wei Wang has loved trains since he was a child. Over 13 years, the 25-year-old photographer has captured over 300,000 train-related photographs and has visited...
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Word on the Street -WTF Does That Mean?! – Chinese Idioms Challenge

An officer that shovels s**t?! A bear child? What do these even mean? Will these Chinese idioms make our hosts look like American idiots?...
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Discover the Evolution of Chinese Rock ‘n’ Roll

During the 90s’ in China, individuals were making moves to change the course of Chinese rock n roll. On this episode, we uncover the fascinating...