Stay relevant by brushing up your knowledge of these new phrases that have been trending on the Chinese internet. Youth are especially likely to drop these buzzwords mid-conversation.
Crawling WorkoutA new type of exercise is trending in China: crawling on the ground. Head to any public park to see Chinese elders, who love fitness, carrying out the full-body workout, which supposedly targets every muscle group. Young people have also adopted the workout, but prefer to do so in the confines of their homes.
Dream City: Hegang
Located just a three-hour drive from the China-Russia border, the city of Hegang has recently become a viral sensation. More specifically, it has become a dream destination for youth who covet its cheap real estate.
Cardboard PetsBored from constant lockdowns, many college students in China have adopted a new hobby: Creating and caring for cardboard pets. They even ‘walk,’ ‘feed,’ and ‘leash’ their pets. Several students have opted for more quirky pets, like cockroaches, crabs, and dinosaurs.
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