Made up of [彳 chì step
radical 60, 丨 gǔn line
radical 2, 丁 dīng nail; robust; adult man
Originally a picture of a cross-roads but changed to take two parts with idea of 'left step' and 'right foot step'. It has taken on the meaning of 'walk' and by extension 'permission to go' Number of strokes 6
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 儿行千里母担忧ér xíng qiān lǐ mǔ dān yōu When children travel far from home, mothers never stop worrying. 福无重至,祸不单行fú wú chóng zhì, huò bú dān xíng Bad fortune is more frequent than good 横行霸道héng xíng bà dào Being deliberately obstructive 祸不单行huò bù dān xíng Misfortunes tend to come all at once 千里之行始于足下qiān lǐ zhī xíng shǐ yú zú xià Perseverance will lead to eventual success
Sun Yatsen in London
Sun Yatsen's revolutionary work soon brought him to the attention of the Qing authorities. In 1896 while visiting London he was kidnapped and held at the Chinese Chargé d'affaires. Strong public support in the British newspapers and the efforts of Sun's former teacher James Cantlie ➚ led to his release 12 days later. Read More
All about the customs and traditions that you should know before traveling to China. A respect for age old traditions will impress your hosts who will appreciate your efforts to embrace the culture. Learning about 'face', 'guanxi' and general etiquette will make everyone feel more relaxed.
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