The grand opening of Shanghai Disney Resort is finally here! The first Disney park to open in Mainland China, “Mickey Mouse with Chinese Characteristics” took over 5 years of construction, $5.5 Billion USD in investment and employs over 10,000 workers. Read on to get into the Disney spirit and make the most out of your […]
Experiencing China’s history and culture as a family doesn’t have to be a chore. Instead, set out on a family adventure that will enrich your kids’ understanding of the world and leave them saying “Whoa! That was so cool!” Leave the chores at home and add these family-friendly China activities to your trip:
The big announcement has finally come: Disney’s Shanghai Park will be opening on June 16, 2016. That means a long weekend in Shanghai with the whole family is definitely in order. Here are some of our very favorite Shanghai activities that will bring a little Disney magic into your whole tour of the city. 1. Learn […]
1. Kungfu class at Shaolin Temple with student monks After seeing the Legends of Kungfu show in Beijing, you’ll be itching to try out some of the moves yourself. Bring everyone along and head to one of China’s most well-known kung fu schools where you can learn to kick like Bruce Lee!
WildChina featured blogger Chelin Miller catches us up on her recent trip to Yunnan: The Millers (mum, dad and three daughters) spent a week in Yunnan’s Shangri-La, on a relaxing tour of the ‘Kingdom South of the Clouds’. We stayed at the wonderful Songtsam Lodges. It was a perfect trip to visit a part of […]
Patti Waldmeir, WildChina traveler and Shanghai correspondent for the Financial Times, divulges her interactive experience in China’s Guizhou province with locals and WildChina guides who helped her family embrace the history and pride of the region. ——— “Mommy, please don’t eat the brown one!” My 11-year-old daughter was pleading for the reprieve of my lunch: […]
One of the perks of my job is traveling with my kids. Over the years, I’ve saved up a few tips to share. 1/slow down the pace, give you kids and yourself some downtime. 2/ Hire a guide, who can sometimes double as a sitter.
One of the most exciting and positive travel trends over the past decade has been the rapid growth of youth-focused education travel programs coming to China – but there’s also been plenty of action at the other end of the age spectrum. A recent AFP article looks into a growing trend of older Western travelers […]
Dining in China is a fantastic experience for the palate, with a myriad of new flavors, textures, and aromas to enjoy. However, it can be a horrifying experience for travelers with allergies. If you don’t speak Chinese, cannot understand the menu, and have no one to ask, what can you do? Trying your luck […]
Who needs a time machine when you’ve got frogs? Secrets of the development of the Himalayas and the Tibetan Plateau have recently been revealed to us by Popeye-forearmed frogs whose evolutional divergences coincide with major tectonic events connected with the raising of the “roof of the world”. Scientists from the University of California, Berkeley and […]
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