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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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How to Avoid Dry Skin in Winter

Winter brings all the dryness -- American doctors name dry skin as the major skin care problem in winter. But did you know that South Africans are even more concern with dryness, because of the harsh climate and long time…
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