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What People Around the World Eat on Christmas

Christmas has always been one of my favorite holidays. Living in New York City, as much as I can't stand the freezing weather, I love the Christmas spirit. The heartwarming Christmas music, the sounds of jingle bells jangling, the Christmas…
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Today I am thankful for everything little drudgery in life because it gives me an opportunity to learn, progress, and improve. I’m also super thankful to have a remarkable group of people around me. Well……
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11 Things You Didn’t Know about CiCi

CiCi’s life circumstances have taken her to all around the world, and she pushed herself to adjust and fit into every new environment. For CiCi, there is no better place to do that then around the dinning table. Because food truly has…
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The Ideal Chinese Girl

In China there is a popular term called 'bai fu mei' which literally translates to white, rich and beautiful. This is what Chinese women aspire to become. In this episode CiCi and Carmen from Off the Great Wall will teach your…
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How to Order Food in Chinese Restaurants

In this episode CiCi is joined by Ben Hedges, host of Learn Chinese Now, to go over some essential Mandarin Chinese vocabulary for ordering food in Chinese restaurants. Ben and CiCi order Kung Pao Chicken and Mapo Toufu, two classic…
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Celebrating Falun Dafa’s 20 Anniversary

Today I like to introduce you to an ancient Chinese meditation called Falun Dafa or Falun Gong. They believe in truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance, which are the true essences of traditional Chinese culture. On May 11, 2012, more…
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