For Affordable Place To Stay Book Now. Cheap Hostels & Budget Hotels With No Booking Fee, Save Money on Budget Accommodation Worldwide.
Group Accommodation Add Your Property

hostels247 > All news
10 February 2013

Gong Xi Fa Ca Happy Lunar New Year

Gong Xi Fa Ca Happy Chinese New Year

Gong Xi Fa Ca, the traditional Chinese New Year Greeting which means “wishing you prosperity” in Mandarin.

Today the 10th February 2013 is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar, this year we say goodbye to the year of the Dragon and welcome in the year of the Snake. Each Year the Chinese celebrate one of 12 Animals.

1.    Rat
2.    Ox
3.    Tiger
4.    Rabbit
5.    Dragon
6.    Snake
7.    Horse
8.    Goat
9.    Monkey
10.    Rooster
11.    Dog
12.    Pig

Across the world billions of Chinese celebrate Chinese New Year wherever they are, from Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau, many Chinese travel home to different parts of China to celebrate with family and friends and Chinese New Year is the biggest mass movement of people in the world , group accommodation in China during Chinese New Year is almost impossible to find as everywhere is fully booked as if people can’t travel home then they celebrate with some friends and colleagues.

Chinese New Year in London is among one of the largest celebrations outside Asia, there are parades, and special events all day that centre in and around China Town and Trafalgar Square in Central London. Many hotels, hostels in London and budget accommodations are fully booked well in advance with people all wanted to join in the celebrations.

In China the Chinese New Year Celebrations last for 15 days culminating with the festival of lights, with fireworks displays and lanterns and gifts exchanged. The moon plays the role in the celebrations, with foods that are shaped like the full moon such as scallops, golden round dumplings, anything round and of course money wrapped in red or gold paper or now days given in red or gold envelopes.

Choose Location :
Choose Arrival Date :
Date Nights: Guests:
Country or City :
Hostel name :
Happy Birthday Eiffel Tower Eiffel Tower is 125 Year Old today. It was only meant to stay erected for 20 years, and here we are today, over a century later celebrating a mile stone birthday for the Eiffel Tower in Paris France, Today marks the 125th ... read more  

Happy Chinese New Year

Gong Xi Fa Ca Happy Lunar New Year Gong Xi Fa Ca Happy Chinese New Year Gong Xi Fa Ca, the traditional Chinese New Year Greeting which means “wishing you prosperity” in Mandarin. Today the 10th February 2013 is the first day of the Chinese Lunar ... read more  

Beijing To Guangzhou As Fast As A Bullet

China Bullet Train High Speed Trains Have Brought The World Closer Together In a modern world there is no avoiding travelling, from going to the shops, work or travelling on Holiday. One of the major factors that decide how we travel is the time ... read more  

Making Light of Travel

Use Carry on Luggage Only when flying budget air lines Travel Light & Save Money on Extra Charges For Checked in Luggage. Since the introduction of budget airlines and the increased number of good quality budget accommodations like cheap hostels, bed & breakfast and ... read more  

London 2012 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony

London 2012 Paralympic Games London 2012 Paralympics Opening Ceremony The London 2012 Paralympics opened this evening with a spectacular Opening Ceremony, a worldwide audience of millions watched on TV and 60,000 people were at the Stratford Olympic ... read more