Our WildChina Exporer Grant judges have deliberated long and hard to choose the final winner. Congratulations to Yunnan-based Star Chaser Dongrui Yu, the 2016 WildChina Explorer!
This year, we’re very excited to have Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet as a judge for our WildChina Explorer Grant competition. We sat down Tony Wheeler to find out why he’s always loved exploring and what’s up next on his travel agenda.
With over 5000 votes cast, the public have chosen this year’s 5 WildChina Explorer Grant finalists. Their fates now lie in the hands of the judges. Let’s meet the panel: Lonely Planet Founder, Tony Wheeler Since co-founding Lonely Planet after a trip across the world in 1972, Tony Wheeler has become a world pioneer in […]
A big congratulations to our wildchina explorer grant finalists! The people have voted and we can’t wait to introduce you to the top five finalists for this year’s WildChina Explorer Grant. From stargazers to rock climbers to cultural preservationists, this is a passionate group of young explorers who are itching to begin their next exploratory […]
Great photographs ‘are those that are not simply technically proficient, but which also tell a wider story beyond the subject’.- Michael Pritchard, Director-General of the Royal Photographic Society This year, every WildChina Explorer Grant applicant submitted 5 of the their best photos to be considered for a separate award offered by the UK’s Royal Photographic Society. […]
As part of this year’s WildChina Explorer Grant competition, TOMS shoes is offering a special prize to the 2 applicants that they think best represent their philosophy of ‘Soulful’ exploration. For TOMS, a Soulful Explorer embodies a unique character that is full of curiosity. They were looking for applicants that are willing to go the […]
There is just 1 week to go to get your application in for the WildChina Explorer Grant 2016. Don’t miss out on the chance to win $5000 to help you make an impact through travel. Click here and download the application pack today! This year, Gregory Mountain Products have come on board to offer some […]
We are delighted to have TOMS shoes on board with the WildChina Explorer Grant 2016 to offer some great prizes for our People’s Choice winners. Here’s why we think they are great: Young explorers in rural China hold up their new TOMS shoes.
As WildChina continues to travel beyond China’s borders to the neighboring countries of Bhutan, Laos, and Myanmar, we’ve also expanded our list of eligible countries for WildChina Explorer Grant proposals. WildChina Founder and CEO, Mei Zhang explains why we’re taking our style of deep, exploratory travel beyond China, and tells us what she’s looking for […]
“In old stories, people would have to brave the snow and mountains to find the snow lotus. They would need it to cure a dying friend or break a deadly spell.” Heli, a student botanist and the 2013 WildChina Explorer Grant winner, tells how a passion for rare plants took him to the rugged province […]
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