Top 10 Must Do's On Chinese New Year

by | Friday, February 05, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

Chinese New Year is next Monday. Earlier this week I shared some fun No-Nos on Chinese New Year. But come on! The real fun is not “what you can’t do” but what you get to do! Here’s what our friends in China, and throughout most of East Asia, will be up to during the Chinese New Year. 10. See the folks – New Year's Eve in China is usually celebrated with a large family dinner. This dinner is called the Reunion Feast and is considered the most important meal of the year. In most Chinese families...

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Top Ten Chinese New Year No-Nos

by | Tuesday, February 02, 2016 | 1 comment(s)

Things are rapidly changing in China. Many of the old traditions and superstitions are falling away. Chances are if I mention some of these superstitions to kids in China today they’d be surprised. But according my big book of Chinese culture these are all no-nos on New Years day and/or for the entire 7-day festival (called oddly the Spring Festival even though it’s in the Winter). 10. No Crying Babies – As the father of an 18-month old, this one strikes me as particularly impractical. But...

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Part 2 of Our 5-Year Mission

by | Friday, January 29, 2016 | 4 comment(s)

In the next five years Immortalitea will connect and engage 50,000 tea lovers with the craft of teas and herbs and the people who make them. In the first part of our five-year mission we focused on the people who grow our teas. In the second part of our mission statement we focus on you, the customer. Hopefully, if you’ve been following our emails, you’ve understood that I feel our best customers are well-informed customers. We sell amazing teas and herbs and I take great pride in the quality...

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