September 2016 saw the release of WildChina Founder, Mei Zhang’s first book Travels through Dali: with a Leg of Ham. Readers around the world are singing its praises and joining one of her upcoming book talks is your perfect opportunity to meet Mei in person and hear all about her passion for food, travel and her native Dali.
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Posts Tagged: Mei Zhang
This year, Town & Country Travel turned 170 years old! When pondering a celebration, they thought back to the Grand Tour travel philosophy of the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, where upper-class Brits went off into the world to become more rounded in both mind and soul. For T&C, it seemed high time that this iconic philosophy was revived, and… Read more »
Here at WildChina, we love to spread our philosophy of off-the-beaten path travel. It’s pretty much in our company DNA. We know that travel is about more than a quick picture on the Great Wall and a fleeting glance at The Forbidden City through a bus window. For over 16 years we have been offering immersive and life-changing experiences for the… Read more »
Dali is the perfect backdrop for a truly authentic Chinese travel experience. From stunning mountains to decadent gastronomic delights, the city of Dali and its surrounding areas provide visitors with a one-of-a-kind immersion into a China both old and new. Experience Dali like an insider with my six tips only a native would know about – Fighting… Read more »
WildChina reading lists give travelers our top picks for books that will open up a destination to them before they even set foot on the ground. Our newest addition to the China reading list is Travels Through Dali with a Leg of Ham, the story of Yunnan’s centuries old culinary traditions told through the eyes… Read more »
When booking a trip, the travel company you choose can make the difference between an ordinary or extraordinary travel experience. To guide travelers in the right direction, the editors of Travel + Leisure assess hundreds of travel agents around the world and select the best to make up their annual list of “A-list Top Travel Specialists”. WildChina’s… Read more »
*BOOK CHINESE TREASURES BEFORE THE END OF MARCH TO RECEIVE $200 OFF THE PRICE. EMAIL US AT INFO@WILDCHINA.COM TO ENQUIRE)* Back in 2000, when Mei Zhang first started WildChina, her clients were personal friends, family, and acquaintances. Because she knew these first customers well, Mei took special care to create a journey that she knew… Read more »
Some exciting news from WildChina! WildChina founder Zhang Mei has been featured on CNN’s “On China” series with Kristie Lu Stout. “On China” is the first regular series on the Middle Kingdom by CNN and provides an insider’s view of China from within the country’s own borders. Mei was invited to speak on Chinese explorers… Read more »
WildChina Travel and The North Face® are proud to announce their partnership for the WildChina Explorer Grant! The WildChina Explorer Grant is an award of up to USD 3,000 given to adventurers seeking to push the boundaries of responsible, off-the-beaten-path travel in China. This year, the grant’s third year, The North Face® has generously signed… Read more »
In school, people say a professor can make or break a class. When traveling, we feel the same way about guides. It will not matter that you are visiting a wonder of the world if you have a guide who does not allow you to enjoy the experience. Vacation time is scant and precious, and… Read more »