The THAT'S guide to staying entertained at home this Spring Festival

By James Griffiths, February 3, 2014

0 0

It's only the fourth day of the Spring Festival break and you've already run out of things to do. You failed to plan anywhere to go and now trains and planes are crazy expensive for anywhere but China's smoggiest cities. Well never fear, because we've got you covered.


Read our guide on how to stream all of your favourite TV shows legally and for free, including House of Cards, Sherlock, and The Walking Dead.

Stream the greatest film about Spring FestivalLast Train Home, for free on PBS (or YouTube). 

Get inspired by this multilingual version of 'Let It Go' from Disney's Frozen, and hit up your local DVD shop for a Disney marathon. 


First and foremost, if you haven't already you should check out these fantastic long form features from THAT'S: 

Stock up on the 10 best books as voted by China's political elite

Learn all about the Year of Horse and what it means for you in our useful guide


Fertile? Horny? You could join the thousands of couples attempting to get pregnant and give birth during the Year of the Horse. Children are many things, but boring isn't one of them. 

[Image via Flickr]

more news

The Ultimate Guide to International Schools in Zhejiang and Jiangsu 2020

A comprehensive guide to the best international schools in Eastern China’s Yangtze River Delta region.

Perverted Hong Kong sex guide draws backlash

The book, titled Get Laid in Hong Kong: A Travel and Sex Guide for the Western Asian and White Male, has (totally understandably) ruffled the feathers of numerous women’s rights and labor advocacy groups.

This Day in History: China Star Li Ning Shines at 1984 Olympics

Defying a Soviet Union-led boycott, Li Ning earns the nickname Prince of Gymnasts.

This Week in History: The Marco Polo Bridge Incident

On July 7, 1937, the cataclysmic event that led to the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

New Film 'The Six' Tells Untold Titanic Chinese Survivors' Story

Arthur Jones' new documentary gets nationwide release this Friday.

This Week in History: China Ends the Eunuch Era

Finally banned in 1924, the system had endured for over 3,000 years and through 25 dynasties.

Like a Literati: How to Enjoy Suzhou's Gardens

Step into a traditional Chinese landscape painting.

0 User Comments

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at thatsonline for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in China With

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday


Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's Magazines!

Visit the archives