There is more culture and history within China’s expansive borders than most nations could ever dream of. For more than two thousand years, the Chinese people have developed a fascinating perspective on the world around us; this unique vision has helped the Chinese become some of the most innovative artists in world history. Of course, the Chinese society is also remarkably different from anything we’ve seen in the West. If you’re planning on heading to China for a vacation (and you totally should), you should be aware that you’re in for a bit of a culture shock.
1. When Eating, Take Everything You’re Offered
Especially if you’re eating in someone’s home. If you’re served something you don’t want, take it anyway and just leave it uneaten on the plate. The gesture is all that matters.