family travel

WudangShan China

Doing Not-Doing in Wudangshan

As our bus wound through maple and chestnut trees filled with chattering birds and monkeys towards Zhanqi Peak in Wudangshan Historical Geopark, I glanced at my husband and sons in their flowy white Tai Chi uniforms....
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

How to Get a Kick out of Your Family China Adventure

Experiencing China’s history and culture as a family doesn’t have to be a chore. Instead, set out on a family adventure that will enrich your kids’ understanding of the world and leave them saying “Whoa!...
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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

How to Add a Spoonful of Sugar to Your Shanghai Disney Vacation

The big announcement has finally come: Disney’s Shanghai Park will be opening on June 16, 2016. That means a long weekend in Shanghai with the whole family is definitely in order. Here are some of our...
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Buddhist sculpture and art

Ecotourism: Greening Your Next Vacation

The following is an excerpt taken from the Spring 2011 issue of WEALTH Magazine. ——— Before solidifying your next vacation plans, consider the latest trend in eco-awareness — ecotourism.  We’ve spotlighted three green luxury travel...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

Where the water buffalo roam

WildChina founder Mei Zhang: In 2011, Patti Waldmeir, a journalist for Financial Times in Shanghai, inquired about Guizhou. I told her about beautiful Miao villages, spicy food, and all the wonderful things in Guizhou, plus the rain and poverty. She went there with her two...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

Family Travel Contest: I is for Spy, T is for Treasure Hunts

The following is a post from The Perrin Post by Wendy Perrin of Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. WildChina founder Zhang Mei shares tips on traveling with children… Today’s tips come from Mei Zhang, mom of three...
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Girl praying at an ancient temple

Travel Tip: How To Survive A Train Ride In China With Children

You’re in China! As part of your off-the-beaten-path, bespoke experience to the Middle Kingdom, you are taking a 12 (or 15, 18, 24, 36…) hour train ride in China from point A to point B,...
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