百闻不如一见bǎi wén bù rú yí jiàn Delighted to meet you 赐子千金不如教子一艺cì zǐ qiān jīn bù rú jiào zǐ yī yì Gaining a skill has great value for the future 读万卷书不如行万里路dú wàn juǎn shū bù rú xíng wàn lǐ lù Learn from practical experience not from books 度日如年 dù rì rú nián Time seems to pass very slowly 骨瘦如柴gǔ shòu rú chái Emaciated 如坐针毡rú zuò zhēn zhān To feel tense and uneasy
If you are traveling to China it is essential to know the customs and general etiquette so that you do not unknowingly cause offense. Our customs page covers all areas including giving gifts, banquets, sealing business deals and how to behave in public. Any attempt at understanding Chinese sensibilities will create a good impression. Read More
The foundations of a new major tourist attraction have been laid of an ambitious $1 billion project. The new Titanic is located far inland - on the Qijiang River, Sichuan. The builders are planning to honor the blockbuster film 'Titanic' ➚ rather than the original doomed maiden voyage of 1912. Some of the key rooms and cabins will be faithfully recreated but not all of them. It is due to be open for visitors by the end of 2017.