Xiamen artisans help retain traditional 'taste' of New Year
A group of artisans in Xiamen, Southeast China's Fujian province are using their masterful skills to help keep the old traditions of the Chinese New year celebrations alive in the digital era.
Even-odd license plate traffic restrictions set for holiday season
Traffic authorities announced last week a series of traffic restrictions for the Spring Festival peak tourism season.
Xiamen CNY folk custom: preparing additional bowl and chopsticks
Have you ever celebrated Chinese New Year’s Eve with your Chinese friends in Xiamen? Apart from auspicious food served at the table, have you noticed that they always reserve one seat and prepare one extra bowl with chopsticks.
Old Xiamen in Foreigners' Eyes
To the Westerner it would be preposterous to name a dish after a poet, or a stew after a playwright. But the Chinese openly name certain cuts of meat after great names in history and their various soups after great artists.
Gulangyu ready for the coming CNY holiday
To better serve tourists from across the world, about 300 volunteers will be deployed at seven crowded areas to provide tourism consultation and guide services from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Xiamen among China's top three travel destinations
Sanya, Beijing and Xiamen are pegged to be the three most popular tourist destinations.
Fireworks display launches on Friday
City officials announced last week that a half-hour Spring Festival fireworks display will kick off on the Huangcuo Beach along the Ring Road on February 16 (Friday) at 8pm.