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16 Volunteers Invited to Session 8 of Jinhua Homestay 2019
Nataliia Litvinova, 2019-07-22

While our outstanding participants of Jinhua Homestay 2019 are getting ready for the next session (August 10-24), we are actively getting everything ready for their arrival.

An integral part of our project is our volunteers. Most of the volunteers are Chinese students who work hard to improve their English skills along with their professional skills. They are passionate about their own culture and want to help our participants get better experience of living in a historical village and learning about a new culture.

Our volunteers are looking forward to this amazing opportunity to make new friends from all over the world!

We hope you come here with an open mind, open heart, open will, and leave with many unforgettable memories and rich knowledge of Chinese culture!

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Jinhua Ranks 5th in “Foodie Index”
Nataliia Litvinova, 2019-06-27

Nowadays, local specialties have become an important reference for travelers. A few days ago, a 2019 Mainland China City Foodie Index ignited Jinhua citizens’ interest. The “foodie index” refers to the convenience and accessibility of the cuisine industry in a city. In this list Jinhua ranks fifth, following cities with famous local specialties: Chongqing, Shenzhen, Bijie, and Chengdu.

Jinzi, from Yiwu, said that since last year one of his favorite pastimes on the weekend is to visit Jinhua and try local foods with a group of friends. “Crayfish is my favorite. Many times, we found some small restaurants that ...

 

A Global Village in Yiwu
Nataliia Litvinova, 2019-05-07

Lizu Village is located in the northwestern part of Yiwu. It is notable for its striking views of natural beauty and traditional Chinese buildings. The village is surrounded by a series of connected mountains, and has nurtured many large old trees that unwittingly cast their shade over the white walls, dark green tiles and footpaths in the fields. These distinctive landscape features jointly give the visitors a feeling of living in a tranquil Chinese painting.

The surrounding scenic landscapes are already popular tourist attractions in Yiwu. To the northeast of Lizu Village lies Desheng Rocks, while the crouching lion rocks situate to its north, Qizhai ridges to its west, ...