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Discovering Fengyang: Birthplace of Zhu Yuanzhang, the first emperor of China’s Ming dynasty



Discovering Fengyang: Birthplace of Zhu Yuanzhang, the first emperor of China’s Ming dynasty

One of my previous teacher’s favourite Chinese emperors has always been Zhu Yuanzhang, the first emperor of China’s Ming dynasty.

It was through him that I learned all about that particular emperor’s life, achievements and also failures. Back then I …

How we became Huangshan Tea Farmers for one day



How we became Huangshan Tea Farmers for one day

Last week we went to Huangshan to film a small documentary. I have already written about my hilarious endeavor to find Huangshan’s most popular tea, sweets and something called Xiekehuang. If you haven’t read it yet, and want to find …

Tea, sweets and a crab? – Discovering Huangshan’s Tea Culture



Tea, sweets and a crab? – Discovering Huangshan’s Tea Culture

Tea is a major part of Chinese culture. In order to fully grasp its importance I made my way down to Anhui’s Huangshan City. You might have heard of the famous Yellow Mountains in China, Huangshan 黄山. The main city …

GUEST POST: The 7 Wonders of China



GUEST POST: The 7 Wonders of China

Personally, I haven’t had many chances to travel through China. Today’s guest post will introduce some of the most amazing destinations in China which you simply have to visit. So far, I have been only been to two of the

Anhui Bozhou – China’s Capital of Traditional Chinese Medicine



Anhui Bozhou – China’s Capital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

“Where again do you live exactly in China?”

“Anhui Bozhou”

“Never heard of it…”

This is a conversation I have all the time with friends and family. Obviously, Bozhou is not as famous as Shanghai or Beijing, or even cities …


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