We love talking culture and as we’ve said before, the quickest way to understand a new culture is to ask a visitor. They’re the ones who will notice the little details that natives sometimes miss.
Travel blog “When on Earth” put together a list of 10 people, places, and things you’ll only find in China. Some items we found especially fascinating include untranslatable concepts like mianzi, which literally means “face” but is used to express the idea of dignity (and the importance of maintaining it in Chinese culture). We also prefer the Chinese word for networking, guanxi, as it emphasizes relationships which are crucial to Chinese business.
Read the rest of this great piece here.