Here’s the essentials that you absolutely can’t miss on your trip to Chengdu, as well as a few extras that are well worth your time if you’ve got an extra day. Chengdu is home to China’s most beloved animal. Photo by Martha via flickr.
Summer is the perfect time for an adventure on the Tibetan Plateau. But you don’t have to go through the process of getting special permits to Tibet in order to experience the richly spiritual and deeply welcoming Tibetan culture. In fact, some of China’s most exciting adventure destinations lie just outside the borders of Tibet […]
A trip to Chengdu is not complete without seeing China’s cuddly national icon, the panda bear. There are three main options for panda viewing in Chengdu, each with its unique draws. Read on and find out which panda reserve is the best choice for your trip.
Check out this on the road experience from WildChina’s travel product design manager, Colleen O’Connor, and discover an unknown trail situated deep in Emei’s sacred mountain range, just waiting to be explored…by you! We traveled to Sichuan with one main goal in mind: to find more exciting, adventurous routes accessible for you to Experience China […]
Traveling is easy these days. Planes, trains and ferries criss-cross the globe, Google maps and GPS can pinpoint your location in minute detail, and thousands of guidebooks, websites and blogs provide real-time information on almost every place imaginable. While this is certainly more convenient, it’s hard to imagine that same sense of exhilaration felt by […]
The buzzing metropolis of Chengdu may be most famous for being the capital of Sichuan cuisine, but its identity is not linked to food alone – is also arguably the Chinese city with the most pervasive teahouse culture. Home to somewhere between four and five thousand teahouses, Chengdu is known throughout China for being a […]
“While cooking, we don’t measure ingredients. We cook with our heart.“ ~Yáng Hóngyǐng 杨宏影 Chengdu, Sichuan, China — In 2007, a visit to Chengdu with my nephews barely hinted at the flavors and character I had yet to discover three years later. The difference between traveling guided by a Lonely Planet versus traveling guided […]
One of the joys of traveling to China certainly lies in the variety of food that travelers can consume here. From noodles to dumplings, soups to sautees, meat skewers to elaborate fish platters, sweet to sour flavors, regional cuisines provide something for every taste. In particular, a well-known characteristic of Chinese cuisine is its la, […]
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