What is the typical Chinese

Everything about China

From Germany, or even from the whole of the West, there are not many options about china to experience! I've learned that over the past 13 years. When I ask stranger pedestrians on the street what happens to you when they approach China think, these words appear most frequently:

"Communism", "Sensor", "(lack of) freedom", "Mao", "the big leap"

Every day I google for news with the search term "China". I almost never get a day when good news is spread. Documentaries from China are only shown if they are "critical", as are the films, literature ... likewise.

With CHI-NESIAN you can learn other things about China!

Nobody can convey a neutral picture of China, or ANYTHING at all. I've also learned that over the past 13 years. It is very clear to me that I cannot give you a neutral picture of China - I will not even try to do that. But I would like to remind you - in case you are not yet aware that Spiegel, Welt and Süddeutsche cannot do that either.

But with us you have the opportunity to hear a second voice.

German Chinese or Chinese German?

That is typically German! That is typically Chinese! What do you say to a woman who is both Chinese and German? Is she german chinese? What if you feel both German and Chinese? Is it the case that we have a whole life [read on ...]

Speak Chinese in the restaurant

During our trip there were always moments when I thought to myself “I can speak a little Chinese now”. But a day or dinner could make all the difference in whether I felt safe or not. It was the first time that I [read on ...]

Hot or not hot - trip to China

Our trip to China takes us on to a completely different place. The day before we left Gulangyu, the island of love, and arrived in Guilin. What a difference between these two places. Gulangyu was calm and quiet with only a few tourists, some of whom [read more ...]

17 surprises on your trip to China

If you are planning a trip to China, some surprises await you. This list shows you what you can already prepare for and look forward to. Of course, such a list can never be complete. Chinese food in China is often different from Chinese food in Europe For the [Read more ...]

Journey through Chinese cuisine

Chinese cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world. Anyone who walks through a Chinese market gets the impression that there is nothing in Chinese cuisine that is not eaten. Rice noodles alone or there are hundreds of different types. Food is also one of the most important [read more ...]