Old Chengdu

A Taste of Old Chengdu

On Chengdu's central Wenmiao Street a truly local snack awaits those who know where to find it. One stall, an elderly couple and a window to a forgotten city.
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Episode 11: A Chengdu Way of Life

For our eleventh episode we chat with Michelle Zhang and Pat Tietgen, a couple who first met in Chengdu and now live and work together in California where they run The Society of Heart’s Delight,...
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The Authentic Tea Houses of Chengdu

As the Middle Kingdom protects and heals itself during the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to share stories with you of the real people of China – the people that make this country so beautiful. Before...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

Earth Day: Track pandas and monkeys as part of new conservation efforts

Featured Image by Aaron Berkovich, WildChina Explorer Grant Applicant 2016. 49 years ago, Earth Day was established as a worldwide event to recognize the importance of political action and civic participation in protecting our world from...
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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

WildChina Getaways: Short Escapes to Extraordinary Places

Sometimes you’re in the mood for an epic adventure across foreign lands, but other days you’re just looking for a weekend away in a new city. WildChina’s Getaways Collection is made for getting the most...
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The mystic Yellow Mountain in Anhui

What to do in Chengdu: Pandas, Hot Pot, and Lazy Days in the Park

Here’s the essentials that you absolutely can’t miss on your trip to Chengdu, as well as a few extras that are well worth your time if you’ve got an extra day. Chengdu is home to...
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Girl praying at an ancient temple

Top 5 China Experiences – For the First Time Visitor

If it’s your first time to China, it can be hard to even know where to start. China is a big, complex country with so much to see and so much to do. It’s hard...
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Girl praying at an ancient temple

New Chengdu Hotels to Look Forward to in 2016

Chengdu is well known as the big city that’s always kept its small town feel. You might know it as the best place to see China’s pandas. Each year, more hotels are opening in this...
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Rice Terraces in the south of China

A Look Inside the New Temple House Chengdu

WildChina travel designer Gloria Guo won a one-night stay at the newly opened Temple House in Chengdu. Go behind the scenes as she shares her favorite finds inside this much-anticipated new hotel.
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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

The Best Places to See Pandas in Chengdu

Updated: March 26, 2019 A trip to Sichuan is not complete without seeing China’s cuddly national icon, the giant panda. There are three main options for panda viewing in Chengdu, each with its unique draws. Read...
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