Holiday in China … a destination with rich culture combined with landscapes of a country as large as 17 times larger as France. Many cosmopolitan cities like Shanghai, Hong Kong and Beijing besides deserts, mountains and even the tropical climate of southern China. To ensure a good trip, we have compiled for you 6 tips for any trip to China.
The modesty of China
This advice holds true when it comes to traveling, but for the Chinese, this term is especially suitable. If a Chinese prepare you a meal and you give praise, prepares for your answer, it will look like “No, the food is horrible.” This may sound strange, but do not insist in its praise, he has already understood.
Do not criticize the Chinese
“Criticism” is an important concept in the relationship in China: criticized the Chinese person in public is seen as an insult. Avoid at all costs! In contrast to praise in public, this is accepted with gratitude.
Do not get angry in China
Having anger is seen as a sign of weakness in China! The Chinese are extremely patient and control their emotions. Try as they did, even if it is sometimes very difficult. To communicate effectively, keeping calm … in any way!
Do not drink tap water
Even in luxury hotels, tap water is not drinkable! The Chinese typically boil the water before drinking, but its taste and smell are not pleasant. The solution: Drink only mineral water bottle on your tourism through China.
Do not buy counterfeit products in China
In the Chinese market it is possible find a slew of international brands in counterfeit products: watches, jewelry, clothes, fashion accessories and technology products … But keep in mind that counterfeit products are illegal and probably you will have problems when returning to your country. We recommend: to ask certificates of authenticity in stores, or prefer the Chinese handicrafts.
Do not have empty hands in China
If your trip is business in China, keep the Chinese customs and always have some on hand to present your meetings. Surely bring luck and sympathy.