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Traditional Chinese Architecture

Waterfalls & Fall Colors: It’s not all black and white at Changqing

Hi all! My name is Wayne, and I’m an Australian currently working for Shaanxi Changqing National Nature Reserve in Huayang Village, about 5 hours south-west of Xi’an.  My series of posts, as well as my...
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The mystic Yellow Mountain in Anhui

Follow our Fall 2010 Press Trip!

Hiking in tea tree forests, watching rare local festivals, and meeting locals of the fabled Ancient Tea Horse Road: our press trip participants have been on the road in Guizhou and Yunnan for 9 days...
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Traditional Chinese Architecture

Transforming Rural Villages into Learning Communities

“There are so many natural and beautiful, but backward villages here. It is my dream to help my people.” There is something really touching about the simplicity with which our WildChina guide, Jacky, explains to...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

WildChina Teams Up with Premium Clothing Company Khunu

Finding unique clothing that satisfies the needs of WildChina guides in China’s coldest areas, while allowing them to look the part when in remote boutique hotels, is not an easy task. When leading off-the-beaten-path tours...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

What We’re Reading: “China’s Great Green Wall” on Ethical Traveler

Our friend and writer/photographer/tour leader Annika Hipple alerted us on Facebook yesterday to an interesting new China travel/environment article on Ethical Traveler, an e-news portal that “[promotes] travel as diplomacy that can make a difference...
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Imperial dragon patterns

What We’re Reading: Travel news from Shanghai

Shanghai seems to be the hub of travel news this week! Here’s what’s piqued our interest today: 1) High-speed Shanghai to Hong Kong train: In addition to the newly-unveiled Shanghai to Hangzhou bullet train (watch...
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Beautiful night in an old town in Yunnan

Eco-friendly travel gear for your China trip

Eco-friendly travel gadgets are becoming more and more popular among avid travelers. Knowing that traveling affects the environment, many people are looking to minimize their impact. One way to do this without sacrificing any preferences...
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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

Going off the beaten path, safely

Going off the beaten path, safely. This past week, China Daily reported that Beijing’s rescue team, “Luye,” responded to four emergency calls during the week-long October Holiday alone – all from travelers who needed assistance...
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Man looking after cattle on the Tibetan plateau

Mei Zhang’s Opening at the 2010 Adventure Travel World Summit

When I first came to the Adventure Travel World Summit in Quebec last year, I didn’t know anyone. I was one of two people from China, and I didn’t know the other. So I had...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

Entertain yourself in Beijing and Shanghai during October Holiday

Although many Chinese travelers will be leaving the country next week for this year’s October Holiday, a national week of celebration for China’s National Day (October 1st), there will still be plenty of locals who...
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