History of the Great Wall of China It’s been said that the Great Wall of China is filled with the bodies of those who built it. Soldiers, common people and criminals were amongst those who perished under the weight of…

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Foot binding – also referred to as “Lotus feet” is the practice of applying painfully tight wrapping or ‘binding’ to the feet of very young girls to cease further growth. What is Foot binding? The feet have also been called…

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When looking at a map and following the creases of expanding and ever-changing borders; running your fingertips down cascading valleys and scaling vertical mountain range inclines to finally rest your finger on China; you see it is truly massive. Stretching…

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Think of China and images of crowded cities, cheap goods and sweat shops come to mind, all set in a land of strict government and media censorship. But China is a country full of contradictions; still revering many of the…

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