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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 …

Experience Anhui – Huangshan’s Tea Culture 黄山茶香



Experience Anhui – Huangshan’s Tea Culture 黄山茶香

Last year, 2015 to be exact, was a very busy year for us, full of new experiences. A particular and very special one was the opportunity (or to be exact the numerous opportunities) we had to work with Anhui International …

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 …

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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