Episode 31: Educating Girls of Rural China with Ching Tien

For this episode we’re delving into the mission of EGRC (Educating Girls of Rural China), an NGO supporting the educational pursuits of girls in China’s underprivileged regions. Our guest is the founder of EGRC, Ching...
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Ecolodges and Restoration in Yangshuo and Shaxi

Episode 30: Ecolodges and Restoration in Yangshuo and Shaxi

For this episode we’re exploring Yangshuo, Guangxi and Shaxi, Yunnan with Chris Barclay. Who is Chris Barclay? Well, if you’ve been to Yangshuo anytime in the last 20 years, you’ve probably heard of the Yangshuo...
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Chinese Social Media with Influencer Mei Zhang

Episode 29: Chinese Social Media with Influencer Mei Zhang

For this episode we’re exploring the world of Chinese social media with WildChina founder and Chinese social media influencer, Mei Zhang.
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Episode 28: Chinese Culinary History and Culture with Fuchsia Dunlop

For this episode, we’re back to one of our all-time favorite topics - Chinese food – and we’re discussing it with world-famous Chinese food-writer and chef, Fuchsia Dunlop.
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Jacques Pépin

Episode 27: The Apprentice with Jacques Pépin

For this episode we explore culinary traditions with US-based French chef, Jacques Pépin. Mei and Jacques compare French and Chinese cuisine and the journeys each have taken to their respective places in global societies today.
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Photo by Paul Salopek

Episode 26: Out of Eden Walk with Paul Salopek

For this episode we embark on a story of ancient human migration with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and National Geographic Fellow, Paul Salopek. Paul is currently on year nine of his 24,000-mile foot-journey tracing the ancient...
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Joan is Okay

Episode 25: Joan Is Okay with Weike Wang

For this episode we chat with author Weike Wang on her book Joan Is Okay. Prepare for a read where one second, witty dry humor has you giggling out loud, and the next, you’re hit...
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Episode 23: Contemporary Art in China with Philip Tinari 

For this episode we dive into the contemporary art scene in China with director of UCCA Center for Contemporary Art and CEO of the UCCA Group, Philip Tinari.
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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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Colorful lights in the Chongqing's skyline

Episode 10: Chongqing and Sichuan peppers

For our tenth episode, we head to Chongqing with native Yao Zhao. We talk about Yao’s Sichuan pepper oil company, 50Hertz, his favorite dishes and restaurants in Chongqing, and of course, local tips on unique...
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