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Chinese door in Hutong alley

The Three Most Overrated China Travel Experiences

Originally posted on Caixin Global On January 3, 2019, the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory cautioning people to be more vigilant when traveling to China. China is now, according to the State Department,...
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Man enjoying his tea

Top 5 Things to Do around Dali and Lijiang

Yunnan Province—which literally means “South of the Clouds” due to its location just south of the Tibetan Plateau—is home to verdant low-lying valleys, spectacular white-capped mountains, rustic towns and villages, and a lively mix of...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

What’s waiting for you in China this March

Each month, Wendy Perrin recommends the best in-season destinations around the world. For “Where to Go in March”, they featured China – and we couldn’t agree more! March is one of the best times to visit...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

It’s all about the tea…into the mind of WildChina Expert Jeff Fuchs

Musings from WildChina Explorer and Expert Jeff Fuchs on the importance of the Ancient Tea & Horse Caravan Road, and why we should all bump it up on our travel list… The Ancient Tea &...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

WildChina Student Summer Expedition

We would like to introduce a new experience in educational travel in China – the WildChina Student Summer Expedition. Designed to bring together unforgettable experiences and cultural discovery in a safe, professionally managed adventure learning experience, highlights...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Wildfire in Lijiang, Yunnan

A wildfire broke out in Huangshan township of Lijiang City yesterday morning.  According to China-Daily.org, at least 14 hectares (about 35 acres) were affected. WildChina’s on-the-ground partner reports that the fire has been contained, but...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

Home for the Holidays: China’s Busiest Travel Season

Today marks the beginning of the busiest travel season in China: from January 21 to February 27, China’s skies, roads, and rails will be inundated as an expected 640 million people, from every corner of...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

Shaxi: A small patch of paradise in Yunnan

Teeming with geographical, ethnic and biological diversity – plus some of the best food in China – Yunnan has always been one of our most popular destinations. The charming small towns of Lijiang, Dali, Jinghong and...
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Girl praying at an ancient temple

Sign of the times: Lonely Planet goes Chinese

Around a decade ago Yunnan was still a bit off most travelers’ radar, but today it is one of China’s top draws for both international and domestic travelers. For international travelers, it wouldn’t be difficult...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Opposing viewpoint: No to Lijiang?

This week on Twitter, we engaged in a short but telling debate with @chinaandbeyond, or blogger Jessica Marsden, on Lijiang, Yunnan province. After reading our tweets on our Chinese Treasures journey – our ‘China 101’ itinerary...
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