The Kang Bed in Northern Chinese Villages

1. What is it?

The Kang bed is a sleeping platform widely seen in the villages of Northern China. It is a rectangular construction built on the ground of the room, and is usually located by a window. As its other name—Fire Kang—suggests, it is mainly a heated bed, which is indispensable in the rural areas of China during winter.» » » » » read more

How to find the perfect theme for your blog

Finding a theme is as important as choosing a name for your site. Once you pick a design or presentation for your site, it becomes your identity and you generally don’t change it. Every blogger wants to have a perfect theme for his blog. Here is how I located my perfect theme.» » » » » read more

The First Chinese Typewriter

The English alphabet only has 26 letters while Chinese has roughly over 80 thousand characters. It was very difficult to come up with a solution to be able to type in Chinese.» » » » » read more

How to create your own website

Setting up a website turned out easier than I had imaged, and you can also create your cyberspace foothold in a day or two.This is how I set up this website and had it operational in two days.» » » » » read more

The Top Five Culture Shocks You are Likely to Encounter in China

The five culture shocks listed here are not meant to a slur on my fellow countryman, although regrettably, China does need to improve in some of the areas listed below.
Please keep two things in mind when reading this article: China is fast modernizing and many things will eventually get better; do not let these shocks prevent you from enjoying China.» » » » » read more