Tag Archive: superstitions

Protection against evil spirits

And for the second time this month I’m saying that Chinese people are very superstitious. The other day C. came home with a branch of some plant that someone gave him. I had… Continue reading

Pregnancy taboos in China

Chinese people are very superstitious. A long time ago I wrote a post with several superstitions I’d heard, you can check it here. They also often do things “just in case”, even if… Continue reading

Dangerous food combinations

We are in the middle of autumn and it’s persimmon season! Well, at least in China, because I don’t remember ever having eaten persimmons in Spain when I was a child. At home… Continue reading

Superstitions

During our stay in Wuyuan County I noticed a lot of the houses had a small mirror hanging above the front door.   I asked C. about it and he told me it… Continue reading