Moving to a new city, let alone a new country, can be an incredibly stressful experience. And in China, dealing with a completely different lifestyle, culture, food and language can make it even more so.
But there are ways to take away some of the stress, including learning as much as you can about your destination city and talking to expats who already live there. Read on to find out how Cultural Keys can help your staff or group with this process through our Life & Living in Beijing presentation!
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The weather might be cooling, but we still have a lot to look forward to as we prepare for colder days and longer nights. Cultural Keys has a full calendar of cultural events and activities for you to enjoy over the coming weeks, including martial arts, calligraphy workshops, fan and gourd painting, an online presentation about Shadow Play, and Halloween fun for all the family!
Read on for all the details!
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The world is changing very fast around us. Travel is becoming easier; soon friends, family and colleagues will be returning to China; it’s a very exciting time for residents, visitors and the companies that provide services to the different groups that come to China, and specifically Beijing.
With that in mind, Cultural Keys wants to be ready to welcome everyone back, and to do that effectively, we are humbly asking you, our loyal followers, customers and clients, for help and in return, we are offering you the chance to win!
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Thursday the 1st of October is Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节 Zhōngqiū jié) in China! To celebrate the festival, families get together and enjoy eating mooncakes (月饼 yuèbǐng) and drinking tea… and they may even get to gaze at the full moon if the skies are clear enough!
But where does the tradition of mooncakes come from? And what are some of the most common flavours you can enjoy over the holidays? Read on to find out more!
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It’s been a long time coming, but Cultural Keys’ public events are back with a BANG! This fall, join us for one of our unique kung fu workshops and experience the essence of traditional Chinese culture. With opportunities to experience both taichi and Shaolin styles, we definitely have something for everyone.
Read on to find out more!
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