Chinese Zodiac for Kids
There are 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac. They came when Buddha summoned them to him. A race was held to determine which would be first in the cycle, guess who came in first and why?
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2021 Año Del Buey... Qué nos traerá?!
2021 es el Ano del Buey, el Ano del Buey de Metal para ser mas precisos, y eso, que significa? Que nos traera en el 2021? Y para los bebes nacidos en el ano del buey?
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2021 Year of the Ox... What Will It Bring?!
2021 is the Chinese year of the Ox, the Metal Ox to be more precise. What does that mean? What does it have in store? What about babies born in the Year of the Ox? Find out!
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Chinese Culture... for kids!
Let's explore the many aspects of Chinese culture, from food to festivals, to dragons, tigers and rats. Rats? 2020 is the year of the Rat! Come and learn with us!
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Top 10 Things To Do In Shanghai
Shanghai is one of the world's most vibrant cities, a place where East meets West, Old meets New... This is such a dynamic city, a city for wandering... catching glimpses of ancient traditions and customs as you stroll the Old Town, and looking into the future as you traipse through ultra-modern skyscrapers, fast trains and and iconic skyline. Here's where to soak it all in and our top 10 things to do in Shanghai to get you started!
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The Great Wall Of China - Climb up and Toboggan Down!
The Great Wall of China snaking through 4,000 miles across the mountains of northern China beckons... Where should you go? Can anybody climb it? Yes, even for grandparents and kids, there is a segment suitable for everyone. Some sections are fully restored and provide easier access, some offer cable cars that save you a lot of climbing, and some are in a more rustic condition offering a more authentic experience and a more challenging hike if you prefer.
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The Chinese Moon Festival for Kids
The Moon Festival comes on the 8th full moon of the year. On this night, the moon is at its brightest. Friends and family gather together to enjoy the moonlight and of course eat mooncakes. Also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, it will be on October 1st, 2020.
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Top Destinations in China - Where to Go
Top Destinations in China: China is such a great land, where to go? There is history, traditions and natural beauty in spades... and in total contrast, our megacities are a dazzling array of jaw-dropping skylines and futuristic infrastructure. So where should you start? What is there to do with the kids? Read on!
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Top 10 Beijing Tourist Attractions
Coming up with Beijing Top 10 Tourist Attractions is no easy task as the city is home to many of China's most famous historical sights including renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Beyond historical sites, Beijing is a city that has transformed into a vital, fashionable and vibrant city with many attractions showcasing this transformation, the Olympic Village and a thriving contemporary Art district are examples. Here's our top 10 to get you started!
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Coronavirus in China - Current Travel Restrictions
The Coronavirus or Covid-19 is now a global pandemic. In China, the spread has been contained and many provinces are implementing measures to prevent a new outbreak. Policies and quarantine measures can change without any advance notice and implementation varies from region to region. At the moment, China is closed for foreign tourists. Passport holders from 36 countries, including Britain, France and Germany, with a valid residence permit can apply for a visa without an invitation letter. But anyone coming from abroad is still subject to Covid-19 tests and a 14-day quarantine. Here are the current China travel restrictions due to coronavirus as of August 18, 2020.
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China Visa: who needs a Chinese Visa, where to apply for one
China Visa: who needs a Chinese Visa, where to apply for one, how does the 72 or 144 hour visa-free entry work and the latest china visa news. Everyone returning to China has to reapply for their visa, as travel documents issued before the pandemic have been nullified. Passport holders from 36 countries, including Britain, France and Germany, with a valid residence permit can apply for a visa without an invitation letter. But anyone coming from abroad is still subject to Covid-19 tests and a 14-day quarantine.
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Chinese Ghost Festival
Chinese Tomb Sweeping Day or the Qin Ming Festival takes place in the spring, this is the day Chinese honor their ancestors with offerings of food, incense, and paper money, all part of the ancient traditions and superstitions.
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Who Was Confucius?
Who was Confucius? Why was he famous? Confucius was Chinas most famous philosopher. A government official, he saw growing disorder in the system and set out to develop a moral code based on respect, honesty, education, kindness and strong family bonds. His teachings are the basis for religious and moral life in China.
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The Chinese Lantern Festival
During the Lantern Festival in the spring, thousands of brightly lit lanterns line the streets, setting the stage for the parades and colorful performances to mark the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations.
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Chinese New Year - for kids!
Chinese New Year started January 25, 2020, the Year of the Rat. The lion dances, the feasts, the parades, the lanterns, the firecrackers! Of all the Chinese festivals, Chinese New Year is for kids of all ages the most loved and anticipated...
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