new york times

Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

Reflections on “Easy China: Three Ways”

Last week, The New York Times published “Easy China: Three Ways,” a look at how first-time visitors can tackle Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.  Everyone at WildChina religiously keeps up with what is being written...
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Man enjoying his tea

And the winner of the 2012 WildChina Explorer Grant is…

WildChina is thrilled to announce the 2012 WildChina Explorer Grant awardees are… Zhang Shanghua AND team Bill Bleisch & Yan Lu! A split tie! Shanghua, a scientist based in Chengdu, Sichuan province,  will explore the...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

What We’re Reading: “In Shanghai, Preservation Takes Work”

It seems that Beijing is not the only Chinese city whose rapidly-changing aesthetic and identity have visitors and residents alike thinking about its past and present. Recently, a New York Times article, titled “In Shanghai,...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

Sichuan’s Jiuzhaigou Valley and Increasing Domestic Tourism in China

The February 1, 2010 edition of the New York Times features a piece on Jiuzhaigou Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in China’s Sichuan province that consists of a natural wildlife and forest area. Jiuzhaigou...
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Mei Zhang to speak at New York Times Travel Show, February 28, 2010

WildChina is pleased to announce that founder Mei Zhang will speak at the New York Times Travel Show, which takes place from February 26-28, 2010 in New York City. Her seminar, entitled “Discover China,” will discuss...
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Girl praying at an ancient temple

NYTimes’ “31 Places to Visit in 2010” features Shanghai and Shenzhen

First the Travel+Leisure feature, and now this article in the New York Times (NYTimes): it is increasingly apparent that China is set to experience a tourism renaissance in 2010. Among the 31 chosen destinations in...
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Rice Terraces in the south of China

Environmental Changes in Yunnan

Climate change often seems like an abstract concept to many of us. But as renowned China scholar Orville Schell writes in “The Thaw at the Roof of the World,” his recent New York Times op-ed,...
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Man enjoying his tea

What We’re Reading: NYTimes on Canceled Trips

You’ve bought your trip, plane tickets are booked, and you’ve saved up your vacation days. Then, a month or two before the trip, you find out it’s been cancelled because there aren’t enough travelers. What...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

What We’re Reading: NY Times Goes to Yunnan

New York Times reporter Edward Wong unknowingly traced WildChina’s first-ever trip in the piece he recently wrote for the Sunday Travel section. Edward travels throughout Yunnan, from the valley of the Mekong River, (called the...
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