China, Here Are Your 2021 Public Holidays

Will the borders open for 2021? Regardless, it's time to start planning your next adventure.

by That's, 25 November 2020

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About October Holiday

Take a break from your holiday planning to find out why you're having one in the first place.

by William Lee, 29 September 2020

Explainer: The Story Behind Dragon Boat Festival

What's with all these dragon boats anyway?

by Cathy Wu, 24 June 2020

Explainer: How May 1 Became International Workers' Day

Why does China have a holiday for wrongly executed US terror suspects?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 30 April 2020

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About Qingming

Have no idea what Tomb-Sweeping Day is all about? We're here to explain.

by Cathy Wu, 03 April 2020

9 Things to Expect During Spring Festival in China

Staying in China for CNY? Here's what to expect.

by Catherine Lee, 20 January 2020

Explainer: Why Chinese People Give Red Envelopes

Why Chinese people give red envelopes, especially during Spring Festival.

by Catherine Lee, 20 January 2020

Useful Mandarin Phrases for Spring Festival and the Year of the Rat

Handy phrases to help you survive Chinese New Year.

by Urban Family, 20 January 2020

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