Tag: chinese

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 →

Exploring Melbourne’s Vibrant Asian Communities

How would it be if I told you that you don’t need a passport to explore Asian communities and cultures? And of course taste all the different and amazing cuisines that they offer? Do you believe me? Well, it’s completely possible in Australia! And how lucky we are. The most popular Asian nationalities represented in Australia are Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian… Read more →

Beauty Standards in China vs. the West

(video courtesy: Asian Beauty Secrets) This video is an interesting insight into what China sees as beautiful compared to what the West sees as beautiful. Ultimately, topics like Ideal Body Weight (or Shape), Ideal Eye Shape, Ideal Nose, Ideal Faceshape and etc are discussed. Taking a look at what the differences in beauty perspectives are makes one wonder about the different… Read more →

What to do during Bacolaodiat

Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of this Bacolod before in your entire life, it’s a relatively small city in the Philippines, about an hour away from the Capital by plane. You may even call it a province but it’s nothing like the country side — it’s well developed and it’s progressing. It’s also known as the City of Smiles… Read more →