In 2009, Ziyi was chosen to host a TV series for National Geographic.
Filmed in high definition, the series presents a variety of visuals and stills of art and historical images of the most stunning natural landscapes in Ziyi’s unique perspective.
Zhang Ziyi Travel Series, created by Shangri-La, is a personal journey with an amazing personality: international movie star Zhang Ziyi. We travel with Ziyi as she explores the edge of the world with the help of local guides. Whether following a herd of wild horse at dawn or dancing with warrior-musicians, Ziyi embraces the cultures she encounters to discover how people nurture their heritage, culture, history, music art and preserve Mother Nature.
This TV series was supposed to be composed of four episodes. Only two episodes were broadcasted in November 2009. The first one was her trip in Oman and the second was in inner Mongolia.
The third episode was shot in Malaysia, more precisely in Borneo, but was never broadcasted.
The fourth episode was supposed to be shot in the Maldives.
Broadcasted: Never broadcasted
Magazine publication: Hong Kong Tatler | Marie Claire HK
Shooting: Gallery link
Screencaps: Gallery link
Articles: Travel Leisure | Hong Kong Tatler
Video: Below a “behind the scene” video from Hong Kong Tatler. unfortunately, this third episode has never been broadcasted.