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East VS West

Chinese style of living seems so different sometimes, not to speak of its modern culture.

There’re so many types of face shapes! Round, square, oval, diamond, heart… Today, let’s look at the names of 7 most common face shapes in Chinese.   1. 蛋型脸 (Dànxíng Liǎn), or Egg-shaped Face Egg-shaped pace is also known as 瓜子脸 (guāzǐliǎn), or oval-shaped face, where 瓜子 (guāzǐ) means “melon seeds”.  It’s viewed to be...
This week, we are going to look at the Chinese names of popular Western chains, famous among locals and foreigners alike. But first, let’s see what names you already know – or perhaps can guess. Look at the first picture and try to put a name and a label of the chain together:   Exercise | Chinese Names...
Money is a delicate topic in the western culture. Western people tend to be very careful when talking about money-related issues like their salary. Borrowing or lending money is even considered unacceptable in some western countries. However, everything is completely different in China. Money is nothing sensitive and you don’t need to feel awkward at...
Chinese people clearly understand the importance of education. Therefore, how to educate children has always been a topic which leads to heated discussions. However, Chinese parents’ attitude towards their kids is quite different from the western stereotype. In this article we’re going to find out how parents in China deal with their kids in terms...
China’s economy is growing rapidly and it offers numerous job opportunities to young people. However, as a result of the rapid economic growth, Chinese people are faced with big work pressure and often don’t have much time left for themselves apart from weekends. It’s interesting to know what young people in China like to do...
An unforgettable wedding is what every girl is longing for because presumably you’ll have it only once in your life. The concept of “family” has a high value in the Chinese culture, and that’s probably why Chinese people are willing to spend fortunes of money on holding an extraordinary wedding. If you have a Chinese...