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Do’s & Dont’s
China Don’ts Do not use a toothpick in public without covering your mouth with your hand. Do not use your own chopsticks or spoon to dish shared dishes (which is customary) when eating with a group, use the serving spoon to dish into your bowl or plate to eat instead. Do not open a present in front of the giver, …
China is a populous nation in East Asia whose vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and more than 14,000km of coastline. Capital Beijing mixes modern architecture with historic sites such as the Forbidden City palace complex and Tiananmen Square. Shanghai is a skyscraper-studded global financial center. The iconic Great Wall of China runs east-west across the country’s north.
Peking Duck One of China’s national treasures, Peking duck is a special dining experience where even the meticulous tableside presentation is a treat. Everyone has a favorite part, whether it’s the lacquered, crackling-like skin, or slices of dark meat with lush, fatty ribbons, wrapped in pancakes with scallions and hoisin sauce. Jellyfish Call them “the glass noodles of the sea.” …