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  • Our Top 10 Chinese Kitchen Essentials

    In honour of The Hutong’s Ten Year Anniversary, we’re publishing a series of blogs that celebrate our principle of “Sharing Culture, Sharing Knowledge.” Learn more about our “Tenniversary” events and enter to win in our monthly draw!  Besides the usual suspects – oil (yóu 油), sugar (táng 糖), and salt (yán 盐)  – our lovely ayis, hailing from Sichuan province

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  • Compass Quest Series: A Xishuangbanna Adventure!

    For this year’s Winter holiday, a group of adventurous young explorers from ISB Middle School embarked upon a journey to China’s Southwestern Yunnan Province.  This ethnically rich and culturally diverse location gave all participants many chances to challenge themselves physically as they powered through cycling over beautiful terrain and hiking up to hidden waterfalls.  From making pu’er tea cakes, getting

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  • Think ‘n’ Drink: Game Show!

    Here’s a trivia question for you: What does a private bartending class, a television’s famous ‘Family Feud’ game show, and an unforgettable evening of fun have in common? Answer: They’re all essential elements in The Hutong’s newly enhanced Think ‘n’ Drink: Game Show! You may have heard of the Go Game before (in case you haven’t, make sure to click

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  • “ART” Shanghai

    I “ART” Shanghai. This year marked Nansha College Preparatory Academy (NCPA) and The Hutong’s first arts-focused trip to Shanghai.  In the previous two years, The Hutong has organized arts programs in Beijing for NCPA, but this year they chose to travel to China’s financial district to explore the plethora of state-run and private art museums, in addition to art districts

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  • From Up Above

    Many thanks to our long term partners from Nanjing International School for bringing some incredible tools to help document our adventures together! The drone video footage really lets you appreciate the Wall’s twists and turns …

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