Articles in Chinese Culture

Understanding Chinese Humour

Often times Chinese humour can get lost in translation. Let us guide you through the ins and outs of what makes Chinese people laugh out loud.

12 Jun 2019
By Alexis Quevedo

The Complicated Chinese Family Tree

In China, the relationship between the family members can be easily derived by the way you refer to them. Here is a basic overview of the family tree.

6 Mar 2019
By Lineke Bruijnooge

Service Excellence Award Winner!

Yes, we are a winner! We are very proud that iStudy awarded us the Service Excellence Award. Our mission is to give students the full China experience.

21 Feb 2019
By Lineke Bruijnooge

What To Do During Chinese New Year In Shanghai?

During the Chinese New Year, most locals leave the bigger cities to go home and celebrate. Find out what you can do in Shanghai during this holiday.

23 Jan 2019
By Lineke Bruijnooge

Yunnan's Forgotten Nakhi Kingdom, Rediscovered

China's Nakhi ethnic group used to be relatively unknown, but tourism to their home region is changing all that: and fast.

25 Jul 2018
By Mark Lore