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Q: Gift ideas for family back home.

Anyone have any gift ideas other than booze or cigarettes to bring back to family back in Canada. I'm kind of looking for something Chinese themed but also unique.

34 weeks 2 days ago in  Shopping - China

 
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Little boxes made from Bamboo, it's light for weignt and you put stuff inside it to save space in the luggage.

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Depends on who you're giving the gifts to really but off the top of my head...

 

Tea sets, ornamental fans, scroll type paintings, Mao's little red book if you're near Beijing, ornate chopstick sets, those good luck knotted red rope things (I forgot what they're called) you see hanging in living rooms etc, traditional type clothing all jump to mind.

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A long time ago I brought my older sister back one of thoes nice, fancy carved wood hairbrush & comb sets.  She looked at me,,,,  'You brought me a hairbrush!'  sad,,,  haha,,,   Older sisters take no sh*t!

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Little boxes made from Bamboo, it's light for weignt and you put stuff inside it to save space in the luggage.

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A: Going to HK would be the best bet I reckon, especially if you were loo
A:Going to HK would be the best bet I reckon, especially if you were looking for a church wedding. Chinese weddings are pretty grim IMO - you go to a barren govt dept with souless officials and navigate red tape so some guy can give you a red stamp and a marriage book. You get expensive pictures taken of you both posing in places you'd never go to in everyday life that is somehow supposed to represent your wedding, then a while later it's off to a restaurant where a game show host kind of guy makes sure it's as tacky as possible while the guests eat as fast as they can so they can leave as soon as they finish eating and gave you money. Hell, I'd go to Thailand or the Philippines and get married in Paradise.   -- Stiggs