Tag: china

Types of Chinese Massage

The art of Chinese massage is one of removing imbalances and balancing Qi that flows through the body, and in particular through different meridians.   What is Qi? In simple terms, Qi can be described as lifeforce or energy. It lies at the root of Chinese Traditional Medicine along with Yin and Yang.   What are meridians? The meridian system… Read more →

Chinese Marriage Customs

With the largest population in the world China also has a very old culture and some long standing traditions. There are around 56 identified ethnic groups here and hence a diverse culture. Chinese constitute a collectivistic society and give much importance to others thoughts and opinions. Before committing with anything, they will try to ensure that they are acting right… Read more →

Wechat Tips and Tricks

Wechat is most certainly the number one app in China for personal messaging, group messaging and sharing your moments much like the Facebook timeline. Its also gaining popularity in other parts of Asia, so you probably want to know more: about wechat. If you already have it, here’s some tips and tricks: Wechat Voice: Download Wechat Voice for free from… Read more →

A Guide to WeChat Emoticon Meanings

For someone new to online chat, or new to using WeChat, the whole range of emoticons that will get thrown at you while using chat, or even in the moments, can get a little confusing. In China, Wechat (Weixin) is wildly popular perhaps even taking over from QQ as the #1 social chat platform, so it pays to know how… Read more →

Chinese Girlfriends – North vs South

Are you dating a Chinese girl? Or have you considered dating a Chinese girl? Of course your probably aware that’s there’s language barriers in some cases and cultural differences. For many people at first the cultural differences seem small, especially when to people are in love, but, remember the language of love is universal. When the love goggles come off,… Read more →