Chinese New Year

Imperial dragon patterns

Travel Alert: China advises less travel ahead of Spring Festival amid flu fear

Xinhua news agency has reported that, in light of the upcoming Chinese New Year on February 14th, that those in China reduce travel to avoid the spread of H1N1 flu. Read the full article on...
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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

Tips for a Happy, Healthy and Safe Chinese New Year

Siberian Tiger in the snow (Panthera tigris) The Year of the Tiger is less than a month away – it occurs on February 14th – and there will be numerous celebrations across China to ring...
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Beijing Forbidden City Architecture by Peggy_Marco

Forbidden City Hours During Chinese New Year

In celebration of Chinese New Year,  the Forbidden City (also known as the Palace Museum) will have reduced hours on Sunday, January 25 and Monday, January 26 2009
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Traveling During Chinese New Year

Traveling During Chinese New Year? Read This First

While it’s one of our favorite times of year, traveling during Chinese New Year can also be an overwhelming time to travel. With a majority of Chinese citizens off of work and traveling with or...
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