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Jinshan Garden
China Travel Guide - Travel in Jiangsu

   Jinshan Mountain
Jinshan Mountain
(jīn shān 金山) is located in the northwest Zhenjiang City (zhèn jiāng shì 镇江市), only 3 kilometers away from the city center. In ancient times, Jinshan Mountain is an island in Yangtze River (cháng jiāng 长江), and was called “a hibiscus in the Yangtze River”(jiāng xīn fú róng 江心芙蓉). Till the Daoguang (dào guāng 道光) era in Qing Dynasty (qīng cháo 清朝), the island connected with the land of the south bank. It is of 44 meters high. Jinshan Mountain is regarded as a “fairy tale mountain”(shén huà shān 神话山) for each scenic spot there has a beautiful story. With its beautiful scenery, it has long been a tourist attraction.

Jiangxi Cuisine
China Travel Guide - Travel in Jiangxi

Jiangxi Cuisine

Jiangxi Cuisine (jiāng xī cài 江西菜) is also called Gan Cuisine (gàn cài 赣菜) is derived from the native cooking styles of the Jiangxi province of southern China. Jiangxi cuisine has a long history and inherits the dishes of past centuries developing into the unique native dishes with strong provincial characteristics. Jiangxi Cuisine consists of local dishes. In particular, special local products are widely popular. There are various kinds of Jiangxi local snacks and pastries cooked by different methods, all of which have their own characteristics.

犹豫不决 (yóu yù bù jué)
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom


The 'You' is a kind of wild animal which is by nature extremely suspicious. Whenever it hears a sound, it immediately becomes afraid, suspecting that there is a hunter nearby who is trying to catch it, or another animal that wants to harm it. It runs up into a tree and hides, peeking out its head and scanning all around.

Thirty-Six Strategies 9-12
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

9. Observe the Fire on the Opposite Shore

Delay entering the field of battle until all the other players have become exhausted fighting amongst themselves. Then go in full strength and pick up the pieces.

Towards the end of the Eastern Han dynasty, Cao Cao defeated Yuan Shao's forces in the Battle of Guandu. After Yuan Shao's death, his three sons fought among themselves in a battle of succession.
How to give gifts in China
China Living Tips - Communication & Others

It is important to know that gifts are a major part of the Chinese culture. For example, the Chinese would much rather reciprocate a gift with another gift than to send a ‘thank you'card. When visiting someone in China, especially if you are a guest in their house, it is imperative that you bring a gift (whatever the monetary value) to show respect to the host.

Nanjing University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Nanjing University, one of China's key comprehensive universities under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, dates from 1902 when it was known as Sanjiang Normal School. During the following decades, it evolved as Liangjiang Normal School, Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University, the Fourth Zhongshan University, and National Central University. On August 8, 1949, National Central University was renamed National Nanjing University. In October 1950, as required by the Ministry of Education, the name was changed to Nanjing University (NJU). In 1952, due to the nationwide restructuring of colleges and universities, some academic units such as the School of Engineering and the School of Agriculture were separated from the university; meanwhile, it merged with the School of Liberal Arts and the School of Sciences of the University of Nanking founded in 1888. Its name remained while its campus moved from Sipailou to Gulou.