Unbelievable umbrellas A look at a man, his craft and an obscure art. Of the myriad inventions from antiquity that have forged their way into the modern day, the umbrella (伞 sǎn) is one of the few to have retained its shape, function and beauty. Known to many ancient civilizations, the umbrella has garnered mythological, … Continue reading Unbelievable umbrellas
What makes the countries of East Asia somewhat funny is that their architecture and culture in general can be defined by which period the country had the most interactions with Ancient China.
Here is this year's  information on Christmas in China. Find out how travellers, expats, Christians, and other Chinese people celebrate Christmas.
10 Facts to Help You Understand Chinese Culture China's culture stretches to the corners of the world through the overseas Chinese population and influence, but it can still seem a very different and mysterious culture. Here are 10 fascinating facts that will help you understand Chinese culture. — Lees op www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/chinese-culture-facts.htm
The Mantifang is fishing for volunteers. Writers and moderators. Are you specialized in a subject that contributes to our site and one of our FB pages? Can you tell a nice story? Send a pm on the page of your interest! Do you want to make one of our pages as a moderator even more … Continue reading The Mantifang is fishing for volunteers
Mantifang: social media magazine! Readers binding for Social Media In a traditional medium as a magazine, "readers binding" was the holy grail. The editorial content had to be such that the subscriber at his mailbox was waiting for the new number. The advertisers had a benefit because they belonged to the same club. Everything that … Continue reading Mantifang Story Telling
Tea too cool down. My family has a tradition of utilizing Traditional Chinese Medicine in everyday life. Here is a simple recipe to Brew Cool Tea in Summer. Fresh bamboo leaves, 50g, wash clean; Green tea leaves, 30g; Red jujube 4 or 5, tear open Put all three in a jar, add water 1000 ml. … Continue reading Brew Your Own Cool Herbal Tea
During an appointment in the castle gardens Arcen, the clouds and the sunlight falling down now and then played a beautiful game with the budding green. Few people get to see it because there is a lock on the gate at the beginning of March, but also between cold and heat, between the desire for … Continue reading Shikibu’s “Mono no aware” predicts transient beauty