BREAKING – August 30, 2013 At 1:27 p.m. local time, a 5.1-magnitude earthquake was registered by the China Earthquake Networks Center in Urumqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 kilometers (approximately 7.5 miles). As of 3:44 p.m. today, no casualties or… Read more »
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Posts Tagged: wild China
It’s not hard to lose yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of the Gansu wilderness… the immense mountains and sweeping meadows of China’s northwest promise a majestic realm far from the hustle and bustle of coastal cities, and offer a tantalizing glimpse into what life is like on the “roof of the world.” Stay the night… Read more »
Would you exchange luxurious material possessions for the opportunity to to take an extraordinary journey around the world? From the towering snow-capped mountain peaks of Alaska to the age-old charming hutongs located in the heart of Beijing? Kyle Johnson, an avid world traveler, would without a doubt say ‘yes’. From the northernmost tip of North… Read more »
What is more important – national security, or people’s right to be informed? The screenplay, “Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers”, further explores the themes of freedom of press, government secrets, and the role of the judiciary with its inside look at the Washington Post’s decision to publish a study labeled “top secret”… Read more »
Even the most experienced travelers dread the inevitable misery of jet lag. Our bodies normally follow natural cycles called circadian rhythms – internal clocks that dictate when we sleep, when we feel awake, when we get hungry, and all related biological conditions. Traveling, particularly flying across multiple time zones, throws everything out of balance, resulting… Read more »
Tom Stapleton, WildChina’s representative in the UK and Europe, reflects upon the delectable delicacies he enjoyed during a recent trip to Taiwan. Ask people what they associate with Taiwan and you’ll get blank faces, or at best ‘manufacturing’. Those with a few more miles on the clock might mention Chiang Kai-shek. What you’re unlikely to… Read more »
Jiuzhaigou National Park isn’t as likely to be visited by people traveling to China as the Great Wall is–but it should be. This region represents an oasis of natural beauty striking enough to rival Yosemite National Park and the Galapagos Islands. Indeed, this breath taking landscape is the very reason WildChina has teamed up with… Read more »
Stories of pollution in China are all over the news. In the midst of this flurry of information, you probably have a lot of questions about what exactly it all means. To start, what is the cause of all the pollution? (Beijing on a clearer day and on a more polluted day) Although car exhaust… 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 »
Who doesn’t love dumplings? Tiny edible parcels bursting with delicious juice and flavor; each little morsel is a delightful surprise for your pallet. WildChina traveler Charles Haynes partook in our Gastronomic Tour of China with chef and food critic Fuchsia Dunlop. Fuchsia took the group to Xi’an, home to the famous Chinese dumpling, and they… Read more »