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The Qingming Festival: Tomb Sweeping Day

WildChina Beijing offices are closed on Friday, April 5th for Qingming Festival! Read on to learn more about this Chinese holiday… Iridescent-hued kites shaped like characters from popular Chinese Opera plays adorn the clear skies....
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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

A Word from Teach for China fellow David Li

In December of 2012, WildChina announced a new philanthropic partnership with Teach for China. We took on the sponsorship of second-year Teach for China fellow, David Li, who had spent the summer of 2012 working...
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Imperial dragon patterns

Mei’s Must-Have Items for Travel

When she is not occupied with journeying around the world or updating her Weibo with the captivating sights she encounters on her travels, WildChina’s founder, Mei, thoroughly enjoys exploring the outskirts of greater China, whether it means...
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Fisherman in YangShuo

Harper’s Bazaar China comes to WildChina

Blinding lights. The never-ending snapping of a camera. “Smile and look cool – no, not that cool.” Have you ever wondered what it’s like to partake in a professional fashion shoot? Last week, a few members of...
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Girl praying at an ancient temple

A 500 RMB Food Adventure in Shanghai

Beijing’s rival, Shanghai, is known for three things: the breathtaking Bund, mouthwatering street food, and…more food. WildChina provides some recommendations for fantastic eateries to check out while in the “Paris of the Orient” to dine...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

Traveler’s Voice: Thrilled with our tour company, but not seduced by China

The following post was written by Jan Heininger and Jamie Reuter, WildChina clients who traveled with us for two and half weeks in October of 2010.  Their journey took them through Beijing, Tibet, Yunnan Province. Guangxi...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

A Simple Song in Baibi Village

Sometimes all it takes is an unexpected moment – a snapshot of daily life – that brings a trip into focus. I witnessed such a moment during recent travels in Baibi village, an isolated Miao...
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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

Interview: Veronique Terrier Turns Dreams into Itineraries

WildChina recently spoke to Veronique Terrier, a Switzerland-based teacher who has made the most of her China passion by dreaming up and coordinating trips once-in-a-lifetime trips to China. She most recently collaborated with Veronique d’Antras,...
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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

The Liang Congjie I Know

I didn’t know what to expect at Mr. Liang Congjie’s memorial service, or specifically, how to dress for it. In any event, I put on a full black outfit, a bit on the formal side...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Wild no more? Beijing’s ‘Wild Wall’ to open to the public

Wild no more? Beijing’s ‘Wild Great Wall‘ to open to the public. Huanghuacheng, or the “Yellow Flower” Great Wall, has long been a lesser-known section to visitors.  Often been referred to as the “Wild Wall,”...
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