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Dig into the chilly charms of Lake Placid in the winter Lake Placid is one of the original classic American winter getaway towns, full of snowy sporting traditions and world-class events. When the air turns crisp, locals dress up Main Street in impeccable small-town style with winter decorations and twinkling lights and cozy interiors beckoning with the warm glow of crackling fires, while epic snowy adventures await in the mountains beyond. Dec. 20, 2017
Photo Trip Along the Ancient Silk Road After proposing “The Belt and Road Initiative” by China in 2013, China has aimed to build trade and enhance mutual friendship connecting Asia with Europe and Africa on and beyond the ancient Silk Road routes.In the nineteenth century, a new type of traveller ventured onto the Silk Roads ... Dec. 14, 2017
Dietetic Traditions of Jino Minority Jino women traditionally gathered 40 or 50 different edible wild herbs and wild fruits and men carried crossbows, bow and arrows or primitive guns with them while working, in order to capture any wild animals or... Dec. 06, 2017
History of Jino Ethnic Minority It is said that the Jinos migrated to Jinoluoke from Pu'er and Mojiang or places even farther north. It seems likely that they still lived in a matriarchal society when they first settled around the Jino Mountain... Dec. 02, 2017
Traditional Customs of Uzbek Minority The Uzbek people have frequent exchanges with various other ethnic groups in Xinjiang, and have particularly close relations with the Uygurs and Kazaks. The Uzbek, Uygur and Tatar languages all belong... Oct. 05, 2017
Wa Courting Activities: Visiting Girls and Combing Hair Boys and girls usually begin taking part in courting activities called "visiting girls" when they are 15 or 16. "Visiting girls" is usually carried out in groups. Independent activity is rare before the... Sep. 04, 2017
Traditional Customs Taboos of Yugur Minority In Yugur ethnic minority, every family worships "Mao Deity" at home. Other people's whip, raw meat and raw skin cannot be brought into the yurt. It is said that the "Mao Deity" wears red clothes and ride a red horse... Aug. 29, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Yi Minority The Yis are monogamous, living in nuclear families. Before liberation in 1949, marriages were normally arranged by parents, and the bride's family often asked for heavy betrothal gifts. In many places, married... Aug. 24, 2017
Marriage of Hui People Bound by Islamic Rules The marriage of the Hui people is bound by the Islamic rules, just like the other nine ethnic groups living in China who also believe in Islam. Mohammed once said, ‘The marriage system is ruled by me, and anybody... Aug. 18, 2017
Intriguing Marriage Customs of Yao Minority Generally speaking, the Yao people do not intermarry with other ethnic groups. The custom of having the husband live with the wife's family is quite popular. The young men and women have the freedom of choosing... Aug. 15, 2017
Presenting Hada Presenting hada is a kind of very common courtesy. Hada is a long piece of silk used as a greeting gift. In Tibet, it is customary to present hada to guests during the occasion of weddings and funerals... Aug. 03, 2017
Traditional customs of Shui Minority The process of getting married has four stages;inquiring, offer, engagement, and getting married. The matchmaker will carry out the inquiring and offer. Once the two are satisfied with each other, they will... Jul. 28, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Tatar Minority Most Tatars in cities live in flat-roofed mud houses equipped with flues for heating. They like to hang tapestry inside their homes, which are usually very clean and tidy. Courtyards planted with flowers... Jul. 26, 2017
Maramureş in Blue: Romanian Region Remaining Traditions Maramureş is a region of the north of Romania that confines with Ukraine, and is widely regarded as Romania’s most traditional region. The traveler who leaves cities, be already in a really, for us ... Jul. 04, 2017
Custom And Social Life of Ethnic Tajik Minority In traditional Tajik families, three generations of a Tajik family live under the same roof. The male parent is the master of the family. But before 1949 AD, women had no right to inherit property and ... Jun. 23, 2017
Traditional Custom of Kirgiz Minority Traditionally, the Kirgiz family is generally composed of three generations, with married sons living with their parents. Marriage used to be arranged by the parents, sometimes even before birth which was ... May. 04, 2017
Traditional Festivals Observances of Kirgiz Minority in China In the Kirgiz calendar, years follow the Han Chinese “Zodiac” animal designations, such years of the year of rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse etc. The appearance of the new moon marks the beginning of a month, 12 months form a year and 12 years is a cycle. At the beginning of ... May. 02, 2017
Valley of a Thousand Hills: Skateboarding in Rural South Africa Travelling, even a solo trip, around the world is never short of stories, though the explorer is intrepid women. Female perspectives allow us to explore how travel changes and moves us, and look at the stories ... Mar. 17, 2017
The secret behind Italy's rarest pasta It's so difficult and time-consuming to prepare, that for 300 years only the women of a single Sardinian family knew how to make it. Feb. 22, 2017
Portrait of Xi’an 2 - Resonance “Resonance” projects a fusion of the old and the new, both in its subject matter and medium. The resulting photographs explore the weaving together of tradition with contemporary life. Dec. 01, 2016
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