Happy Year of The Rabbit!

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Wishing all our readers a very successful Rabbit year. And hoping not too many of you got stuck on public transport…Read on to see what you (hopefully) may have missed: • Rail Chaos as Millions of Chinese Travellers Head for Home – Audio Slideshow: Tania Branigan and Dan Chung of th… http://bit.ly/i7nM0R • @chinaSMACK New: […]

The Holidays Are Coming (Again)

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Yes, it is that time of year again…and thankfully TravelChinaGuide posted a list of the 2011 China holidays here (edited below). 2011 Major Public Holiday Calendar New Year Jan. 1- 3 Spring Festival Feb. 2 – 8 Qingming Festival Apr. 3 – 5 May Day Apr. 30 – May 2 Dragon Boat Jun. 4 – […]

The (Chinese) Holidays Are Coming, Again Already

Friday, January 29th, 2010

China’s public holiday schedule always used to be a bit of a mystery, until the last minute. Now things are more simple and transparent, and we already know the schedule (subject to local variations?) for holidays in 2010 (thanks to CNReviews). Here is the list. February 13-19: Chinese New Year (+ working weekend 20-21) *Falls […]

The Holidays Are Coming (And It’s Not Just Christmas)

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

It is December again, and we already have a good stack of Christmas cards (and one or two very nice diaries) for which many thanks! We will be on duty over the Christmas holidays, so do get in touch if you have any issues we can help you with. We are also looking ahead to […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Happy Chinese New Year to all our readers! The Year of the Ox is looking like a long hard slog, but next week will be full of celebrations and banquets anyway… Against a rather sad economic backdrop, AP notes that: “Like the celebration of Christmas in many western countries, the weeklong Lunar New Year holiday […]