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Episode 15: Beijing Ghost Stories and Chinese Supernatural Beliefs

In this seasonal special we cover a range of afterlife and ghoulish topics, from joss paper burnings going virtual with the growing awareness of environmental impacts, to Chinese Ouija boards and supernatural beliefs, and of...
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Episode 14: Sanxingdui and Archaeology in Sichuan

For our fourteenth episode, we head to the Sanxingdui archaeological site in Sichuan province with Harvard’s anthropology department professor of archaeology, Rowan Flad.
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Episode 13: Jingdezhen Ceramics and Sponge Cities

For our thirteenth episode we head to Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province where ceramics artist and expert Caroline Cheng is joining us from her workshop.
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Episode 12: Inner Mongolia

For our twelfth episode, we head to Inner Mongolia with WildChina’s own, Susan Li. Inner Mongolia is a long province stretching along China’s northern border. It’s home to vast swathes of grasslands and deserts, and...
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Episode 11: A Chengdu Way of Life

For our eleventh episode we chat with Michelle Zhang and Pat Tietgen, a couple who first met in Chengdu and now live and work together in California where they run The Society of Heart’s Delight,...
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Colorful lights in the Chongqing's skyline

Episode 10: Chongqing and Sichuan peppers

For our tenth episode, we head to Chongqing with native Yao Zhao. We talk about Yao’s Sichuan pepper oil company, 50Hertz, his favorite dishes and restaurants in Chongqing, and of course, local tips on unique...
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Episode 9: Beijing Architecture Past and Present

As the imperial and modern-day capital, Beijing architecture offers an eclectic array of old and new, visible in the lifestyles of its citizens but also in its buildings. Mei chats with Beijing-based architect, Diana Chan...
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Episode 8: Back to the Countryside

For our eighth episode, we collaborated with TONG to discuss China’s countryside and the blooming trend of reverse migration from city to countryside. Across the country disillusioned city-dwellers are seeking solace, relaxation, and adventure in...
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Praying Wheels in a Tibetan Temple

Episode 7: Tibet

For our seventh episode, we head to Tibet. A region on the Western reaches of China, commonly referred to as the last frontier, the roof of the world. 
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Episode 6: Tea in China

For our sixth episode, we talk with Jeff Fuchs, a long-time WildChina friend, and a globally-recognized expert on tea. Jeff is also a pioneering explorer being the first Westerner to walk the 6000 some miles...
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