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Visiting China

Chinese dating site members might enjoy Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival

If you belong to a Chinese dating site, chances are high that you might be interested in traveling to China one of these days to meet someone special. China is a wonderful place to visit any time of year, but if your travels will be taking you there between January and February, you might want to check out the Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival.

Ice scultpure carving

The Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival is celebrated from January 15th through February 28th in the city of Beijing. The festival is named for the Longqing Gorge, which is sometimes referred to as “Little Three Gorges” after the gorges in the Three Gorges Dam Project. The gorge itself is named after Emperor Longqing from the Ming Dynasty.

Nestled between two majestic mountain peaks, the Longqing Gorge is widely known as the site for the yearly Ice and Snow Festival, which is certainly a sight to behold. Enormous blocks of ice are carved into spectacular shapes such as animals, human figures, and even lanterns. There are also plenty of ceremonies, performances, folk dancing, exhibitions, pageants, and spectacular fireworks.

Whatever you do, don’t miss the festival at night. Colorful lights illuminate the ice and snow sculptures, making it a breathtakingly romantic spot, especially if that lovely lady you’ve been dating online via that Chinese dating site accompanies you!

Asian dating on Thanksgiving in China

When a man engages in Asian dating with a Chinese woman, there is often a chance that he might find himself in China at some point.  Sometimes, this happens over the holidays when most Americans have a little extra time off.  If you’re headed to China and will be there for Thanksgiving – a very American holiday – here’s what you need to know.

First of all, this day of giving thanks is sort of catching on in China, although it is primarily celebrated by Americans and Canadians who are currently living in the country.  It is observed on the same day as it is in America: the fourth Thursday in November.  Some teachers have begun teaching their students about Thanksgiving as well.

China Holidays Concept

The reinterpretation of Thanksgiving by the Chinese isn’t so bad – it’s all about giving thanks to their teachers, friends, parents, and other people.  This is very similar to the modern U.S. premise.  Originally, the holiday was about giving thanks to God, but times have changed that a little.

Chinese people who celebrate Thanksgiving call it “Gan’en Jie” and have a Western meal while giving thanks to those they love and respect.  Sometimes, a small gift is presented to those they are thanking.

When it comes to food, some new Chinese supermarkets in the big cities have begun stocking frozen turkeys and all the fixings for the holiday meal.  However, most people roast a goose instead because they are easier to find in China.

If your Asian dating brings you to China for Thanksgiving, it might be a wonderful time to share a little something about your culture and heritage with your new girlfriend’s family!

Asian dating in the desert: China’s beauties

If you’ve met someone through an Asian dating website and things are working out, chances are you might be headed to China to meet in person at some point.  China is a beautiful country with varied terrain, including several spectacular deserts.

Erg Chebbi sand dunes

Chinese deserts are not to be missed, especially if you enjoy natural wonders.  You might have already heard of the Gobi desert, but there are plenty of other deserts worth visiting.  Here are some of the most beautiful deserts in China:

·       Shapotou Desert in Ningxia.  Situated on the north shore of the Yellow River, this desert consists mostly of sand slopes that are reminiscent of waterfalls.  It is ideal to visit the Shapotou during the summer and fall months.

·       Badain Jaran Desert in Inner Mongolia.  This desert lies about 1,700 meters above sea level and spans almost 50,000 square kilometers.  It’s the third largest desert in China and features mountains, sprawling sand, lakes, springs and temples.  It is especially beautiful between May and October.

·       Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang.  This is China’s largest desdert and features shifting sand dunes.  The dune shapes change unpredictably, although there are two giant red and white dunes that take their shape and color from nearby sedimentary rocks.  It is best to visit between autumn and spring, with mid-November being particularly magical.

·       Gurbantunggut Desert in Xinjiang.  China’s second largest desert, situated in the center of the Dzungarian Basin, is the largest fixed and semi-fixed desert in existence.  There you’ll find oases, smooth sand, and even manmade wonders.  It can be visited any time of year.

If you’ve never been to China and Asian dating leads you to the country, be sure to visit at least one of these impressive deserts!

Love Asian dating and tea? Visit Hangzhou

Guys interested in Asian dating don’t typically start out with a love for tea, but sometimes an interest in tea blossoms from the experience. There is one place in China that is iconic as far as tea-drinking goes: Hangzhou.

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Hangzhou is the capital of the Zhejiang province and is also known as the “capital of tea.” The city is home to the renowned Dragon Well, or Longjing, green tea and offers one of the most authentic tea-drinking experiences in all of China.

If the Asian dating romance is going well, there could soon be a trip to China, and Hangzhou is not to be missed, especially if you are interested in tea. The place is picturesque, offering a glittering lake and a sprawling landscape. Don’t miss the scenic trails, woodsy paths and a number of historical and cultural spots to visit.

Whatever you do when visiting Hangzhou, be sure to enjoy the tea. Longjing tea is grown only in this region and is one of the few teas to ever have been granted an “Imperial Tea” status during the Qing Dynasty. The leaves are handpicked and roasted almost immediately, which prevents the natural fermentation and oxidation processes.

The delicate tea leaves produce a yellow-green color and a subtle, smooth flavor. The tea has been shown to be rich in vitamin C, aid in digestion and offer a number of other health benefits. Aside from drinking plenty of Dragon tea while in Hangzhou, be sure to also check out the National Tea Museum, the Meijiawu Tea Plantation, and the area’s many fabulous tea houses.