Popular Meals in China: Eat Like the Locals

We recently completed an article on the most popular drinks in China, including alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic drinks. This is a vast country and one with many top food and drink producing areas, so as well as a wealth of interesting drinks to sample, there are also a number of unique and delicious dishes to…

Popular Drinks in China: Drink Like the Locals

One of the most confusing things that can face a tourist in China — particularly a Western tourist — is a fully stocked supermarket shelf. Everything is written in a different language, there are few of the brands you recognize and it’s hard to know what’s good and what’s not, and more importantly, what everything…

China Travel Tips: Get the Most out of the East

China is one of the biggest superpowers in the world, a country that has grown at a rate not seen since the emergence of the United States a couple of hundred years ago. As it becomes more ingrained into the International community, increasing trade and other connections, China is becoming a popular tourist destination with…

Tourist Hotspots in Taipei, Taiwan

In year 2014, Taiwan received around 10 million International tourists, and the vast majority of these headed for Taipei, which is quickly becoming one of the most popular city break destinations in the world. It is already more popular than Shanghai, Vienna and even Tokyo, which would come as a surprise to many. The majority…

More Interesting Facts About China

In a previous article we exposed some surprising facts about China. During our research we encountered a huge number of these facts, many more than could fit in that one article. We created this article so we could tell you some more interesting facts about this great country. Sock City It is said that 1…

Interesting Facts About China

As one of the biggest superpowers in the world, with an unrivaled population, China also has one of the longest and most interesting histories. A lot has happened here and a lot continues to happen, and in this article we’ll expose a few fun facts that might surprise you. Chopsticks The first chopsticks were invented…

More Interesting Facts About Taiwan

In a recent article we discussed a few noteworthy facts about Taiwan that came as a surprise to many. It seems that many of you enjoyed that article, so we have gathered some more facts about this great country and have included them here. Flying High Despite being a small country, there are a total…

Interesting Facts About Taiwan

Taiwan is the home of big business and bigger tourism. It is a country that has pretty much flown under the global radar, but with its capital city being listed in the top 20 of most visited tourist cities in the world, and with many big businesses calling this country home, it’s fair to say…

The Oldest Forms of Written Language

Language has been around for almost as long as humans have, in one form or another. However, the written word is much less common. In this article we’ll look at some of the oldest forms of writing that have been discovered, some of which were written in languages that are still used to this day.…

The World’s Rarest Languages

There are more than 6,500 languages spoken around the world today, but many of them have very few speakers. In fact, the majority are dying out as they become less and less necessary in the modern, connected world. To some of the communities that speak these languages it’s more than just communication. It’s about holding…