Seasons Category

Gingko Trees- Rare Trees Originating from China

During autumn in Beijing, the leaves around the city turn to a golden yellow. Once you learn the long history and cultural symbolism of gingko trees in Chinese culture, you will understand why Beijing is filled with gingko trees which turn a brilliant yellow in the autumn. A Rare Tree Originating from China The gingko […]

Posted in Beijing Tradition, News, Seasons

Beijing Summer – Not Cool!

The time of short sleeves, skirts, sweat and naked bellies has arrived once more to the capital of China. Yes, it is hot. And no, it’s not global warming. Beijing’s summers have always been hot. But not always has the solution been similar for everyone. Stretch-a-Leg knows the way to stay cool in the summer!

Posted in Architecture, Beijing Tradition, History, Hutongs, News, Off the beaten path, Seasons
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