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Herbal Teas to Enjoy During Fall

Herbal Teas to Enjoy During Fall By Madalina Hubert As the weather cools, we find ourselves in a time of transition from the expansive energy of the summer to the more introspective energy of fall. It is a time when our bodies start longing for more nourishing foods and for warmer soothing drinks, such as […]

Thanksgiving Day in Asia

What Does Thanksgiving Day Look Like in Asia? Giving thanks and celebrating harvest is not limited to only Christians. Thanksgiving is a traditional North American holiday, but as a multicultural country, what does Thanksgiving day look like to other families? Other cultures, such as China, Korea and Japan, have their own version of Thanksgiving Day. […]

The Surprising Benefits of Star Anise

The Surprising Benefits of Star Anise By Madalina Hubert Star anise is one of the most fascinating foods with its star-shape, potent licorice-like taste, and medicinal properties. There are many benefits of star anise to discover and we will explore some of the most important ones here. Native to Southwest China, star anise is an […]

Another Cultural Festival: Celebrating Confucius

Another Cultural Festival: Celebrating Confucius Every culture has its own unique holidays, festivals and celebrations and China is no exception. The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the more well-known Chinese festivals but there’s another cultural festival in fall as well. The Qufu International Confucius Festival takes place every year from September 26th to October 10th. […]

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