Explainer: How May 1 Became International Workers' Day

Let's go back to the 1880s...

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 26 April 2024

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About Qingming

Tomb-Sweeping Day is upon us.

by Cathy Wu, 03 April 2024

Explainer: The Story of Qixi, AKA Chinese Valentine's Day

The Disney-worthy tale of the weaving girl and the cowherd.

by Ella Wong, 18 August 2023

Explainer: The Story Behind Dragon Boat Festival

What's with all these dragon boats anyway?

by Cathy Wu, 20 June 2023

Home Exchange Holiday: New Travel Trend Taking Off in China

In the past May Day holiday, a new travel trend has emerged on social media called "home exchange holiday."

by Billy Jiang, 06 May 2023

Explainer: Why Chinese People Give Red Envelopes

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

by Catherine Lee, 30 January 2022

China, Here Are Your 2022 Public Holidays

Will the borders open for 2022? Regardless, it's time to start planning your next adventure.

by That's, 27 October 2021

Here are 5 Adventurous Moon Cakes to Try in China

Here are five moon cake sets that caught our eyes and could make for a fun gift for your family, friends or, best of all, yourself.

by Ryan Gandolfo and Vanessa Jencks, 18 September 2021

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