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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Location Lore; Giveaway Histories of Nanjing Streets

Like most Chinese cities, the major streets of Nanjing are named after other cities in China. As per the debate over culture,...

The Museum of Me

While museums around the world are banning the use of selfie sticks, a new kind of exhibition space is making them practically...

Episode 1A; A Confucian Morning

Imagine yourself sitting cross-legged with the master Kongzi (Confucius), outdoors in his garden pavilion, watery sunlight filtering through the trees. After some...

Enchanting Kazakhstan; Steroids on the Steppe

In a gem of a country on China’s far western border and off the radar for many, we felt like intrepid travellers...

Which Tea Brand Best Compliments Your Private Jet?

Strainer readers may recall, about 3 years ago, reading about a new concept in tea preparation. It was called InWE Tea (因味茶)....

Breakfast of Champions; A Plate of “Guotie”

The best tastes are always hidden in the corners. If you want to dine like a local, Qijiawan would be highly recommended....

Top Chefs + Dancers + Drivers = Fresh Colour!

A beautiful woman standing next to a car is not necessarily a model. In fact, she is a champion racing driver. Nanjing girl,...

Laws of Living; 4 Top Legal Concepts for Foreigners in China

The four most likely scenarios for foreigners to be in Nanjing are participating in an exchange program, studying for a higher degree,...
When Art History Goes into the Washing Machine

When Art History Goes into the Washing Machine

In 1987, Huang Yongping plonked one copy of “The History of Chinese Painting” and one of “The History of Modern Western Art”...
Between the Tracks; Ancient Pukou

Between the Tracks; Ancient Pukou

6am:a corner of Pukou, chickens scratch the ground between the railway tracks; sunrise. A prevalence of old faces, those...
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