Located in South Australia, the Flinders Ranges are one of Australia’s most majestic ribbons of mountain ranges. (Image:  Courtesy Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park  /  CC0 1.0)

Flinders Ranges

Located in South Australia, the Flinders Ranges are one of Australia’s most majestic ribbons of mountain ranges. The mountains are one of the state’s greatest tourist attractions, spanning 400 km of the outback from Crystal Brook to Lake Callabonna. The…

The Luodong Forestry Culture Garden (羅東林業文化園區) is a certified environmental and educational facility worth visiting. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

A Unique Forestry Culture Garden

Located in northern Taiwan’s Yilan County, the Luodong Forestry Culture Garden (羅東林業文化園區) was opened to the public in 2009. With an area of 39.5 acres (16 hectares), the garden used to be a timber production site of the Luodong Branch…

A small foot in China was no different to a tiny waist in Victorian England, representing the height of female refinement.

The History of Foot Binding in China

Imagine massaging your 3-year-old daughter’s feet, then you grab her little toes and curl them under her foot, then you press with excessive force downward and squeeze them into the sole of the foot until her toes break. There is…

The 2017 Hakka Expo held in Taipei, Taiwan, attracted hundreds of thousands of people. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

An Expo That Features Hakka Culture

To promote Hakka culture, Taiwan’s Hakka Affairs Council (客家委員會) has organized the Hakka Expos in Taipei once every two years. This year’s event was held at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall from December 2-10, 2017 and attracted…

The discovery of how to use the Earth’s energy for healing can benefit everyone, just as the energy has benefited those who go barefoot outdoors.(Image:  wikimedia  /  CC0 1.0)

How Traveling Shaped My Life

With globalization, the world has become more accessible, and moving from one country to another is easier and more affordable than ever. Experiencing and discovering new places, cultures, and people is readily available to many. As someone who can speak…

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Between Heaven and Earth: Jade Lake

In Western culture, gods are given human qualities and they live in the human world. Olympus is where they reside in Greek mythology. Similarly, in Chinese culture, deities took abode…

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Flinders Ranges

Located in South Australia, the Flinders Ranges are one of Australia’s most majestic ribbons of mountain ranges. The mountains are one of the state’s greatest tourist attractions, spanning 400 km…

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Bubble Tent: See the World With Crystal Clarity

A large livable transparent bubble has drifted from the world of fantasy novels into Australia’s own Grand Canyon, nestled between Lithgow and Mudgee, roughly 135 km northwest of Sydney.

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A Unique Forestry Culture Garden

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The History of Foot Binding in China

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An Expo That Features Hakka Culture

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In Ancient China, Tying Knots Was an Art Form

Beautiful and elaborate, intricate while following simple rules, knots are part of China’s 5,000-year history, and prehistoric records attest to their use in recording all manner of important events.

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Chinese Lanterns Bring Luck, Carry Wishes

“It is a lucky charm!” a Chinese friend exclaimed, presenting me with one of those pretty, red Chinese lanterns. I soon learned that Chinese lanterns can also communicate news of birth,…

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From Chinese Antiquity, Tea Has a Long History

As one of the most popular drinks in the world, tea has celebrated a triumphant procession into almost every household. The tea plant’s rich history began in China, where the…