In a hot summer afternoon, when I should’ve been doing my homework, I couldn’t help but get distracted by what I see in the courtyard, especially that cactus…
In traditional Chinese mythology, there are guardian deities for everything in the world. This is a story about the not-so-handsome Thunder God and his beautiful wife.
When the war had raging on for 3 years in Xihe City, turning a bustling city into a ghost town, two soldiers, sneaked up and the mountains and prayed for the appearance of the God of War – Xingtian. Would their wish be granted?
If there is a paradise on earth, what would it look like to you?
What if you could tell a household’s social and economic status based on the decoration placed in front of the house? This “what if” existed in ancient China.
What do you get when you mix a beautiful spring day, a motorcycle ride, and a patch of fresh bamboo shoots? Join a couple on their adventure up a mountain and find out.
When you see your seedlings grow so slowly, why not give it a pull? Or should you? Read this Chinese idiom story to see what the farmer did.
As the exhilarating Dragon Boat Racing event comes to an end, the police officers eagerly await the suspect at the finishing line, hoping to finally close the brutal murder case that happened on the sacred dragon boat. But will they be successful?
When Daqing, a notorious bully in Chenjia Village, catches a “mermaid”, the village chief immediately advises him to release it as it is the Dragon King’s daughter saying it is a bad omen…
The great mountain has been flourishing because of the Mountain God. However, no one knew what the Mountain God looked like, until the magpie started to make a claim…
The sky and the earth have always been a fascinating topic, even in language learning. What are some Chinese idioms that you know that involve the sky and the earth?
Right before Yanzi’s mother passed away, she revealed Yanzi’s birth secret… what would Yanzi do? Bury the secret or?
Why do young people hate going to family reunions during the Chinese New Year? Why are Chinese parents so eager and fixated on having their children married as soon as possible, and having children of their own? How are the young generation responding to this? Find out in this story.
One would think that the year of your birth sign would be a lucky year, but the Chinese tradition says otherwise… Is 2023 your Chinese Zodiac sign year? If so… you don’t want to miss this story.
Besides having its own language, the Fuzhounese also have a unique New Year tradition that is the biggest event of the year. If you are interested in Chinese culture and traditions, you don’t want to miss it.