COUNTRY: CHINA

Living in the Future: China’s Cashless Culture

“Alipay or WeChat Pay?” The street vendor holds my jianbing (a traditional Chinese crepe-like breakfast) in one hand and gestures at the mobile phone I hold in my hand. I’m caught by surprise for a second, still fumbling through my wad of yuan. Alipay or WeChat Pay? I’m embarrassed to…

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Soak in a Human Hot Pot this Chinese New Year

Image Credit to CNN   Enjoying steaming hot-pot is a Chinese New Year tradition but stewing in one? This bizarre opportunity is part of a seasonal promotion by Hangzhou’s First World Hotel in Zhejiang, China. Yay or nay?   This strange idea is courtesy of the Yunman Hot Spring which…

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