The traditional Tinder: Why matchmaking families flock to Shanghai’s Marriage Market

The traditional Tinder: Why matchmaking families flock to Shanghai’s Marriage Market

In 2016, SK-II, a Chinese skincare brand, filmed a takeover of Shanghai’s Marriage Market, marriage’s monument to capitalism in People’s Park in the city centre. Addressing the issue of China’s “leftover women,” the four-minute video asks for daughters to be permitted to be strong and free of traditional expectations. The moment I...

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24 hours in: Split

24 hours in: Split

Croatia’s second largest city has the prefect blend of beaches, historic sights, museums and scenic spots to wander, making this destination somewhere you will want to come back to again and again. Combine that with great food, a buzzing waterfront promenade, and an Old Town oozing charm, and you have...

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