Eastern China Travel Tips
Experience all that Eastern China has to offer. Visit Shanghai, the "Paris of the East" and see the evocative Bund, stroll along West Lake in Hangzhou and learn about the "10 Scenes of West Lake", and tour the man-made lakes of Tai Hu.
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
If you’re seeking amusement in the greater Shanghai area, the following suggestions will help point you in the right direction.
Happy Valley Shanghai: Located roughly 25 miles from the downtown ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, November 2011
Shanghai is famous for many reasons, but the bounty and affordability of its cuisine is the stuff of legend. It’s possible to stumble blindly into the streets of the city and find delicious food, ...
Written by Viola, March 2012
Written by Shanghai Expert: Harris, China, March 2012
In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Shikumen Houses came into being in the foreign concessions of Shanghai .
In the European architectural style of closely connected townhouses and
Written by Lydia, October 2012
If you were to go back in time to the early 1900s and walk certain sections of Shanghai ,
you’d likely see kosher butcher shops in place of noodle stands and
newspapers and signage printed in ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
As it is huge in most of Asia, karaoke night is no time to mess around.
When you are out with your friends or are just looking to meet some new
ones, make sure you go out on the town with the ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Harris, China, February 2012
A city is much the same as a living organism. When overlooking the city from high above, one finds that it is closely linked by crisscrossed roads like numerous blood vessels. Those roads are ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Jean, China, November 2011
Mid-lake pavilion has been a tea house since 1885 in the Qing dynasty. The building was originally a pavilion inside the Yuyuan garden, and later turned into a meeting place for cloth business men ...
Written by Ken C, Australia, April 2013
We have returned from a wonderful cruise and land tour holiday in China.
A particular highlight was the terrific time we had in Shanghai with tour guide, Harris Gu, a highly competent, tour ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Jean, China, February 2011
With the recent opening of glasshouse exhibitions in January 2011, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden has attracted lots of visitors during the Chinese New Year festival. It is fun to enjoy flowers ...
Written by Lydia, February 2013
With its stunning modern skyline, thriving riverfront neighborhoods, world class restaurants and variety of day trip options to quaint rural villages, Shanghai is one of Asia’s most romantic ...
Written by Viator, May 2012
Mystifying audiences since 2007 the Impression West Lake show is arguably the most popular and well-known evening show in the entire city of Hangzhou. Staged on Yuehu Lake—a smaller yet natural part ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2012
Certainly one of the more interesting (if not strangest) museums in Shanghai ,
the Animation & Comics Museum is a load of fun for both children
and adults. The three-story museum in Pudong is ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2011
Shanghai cuisine, also known as Hu Cai , includes two styles – Benbang cuisine and Haipai cuisine. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Shanghai Things To Do blog . Visit the ...
Written by Lydia, January 2013
winters might be cold and overcast, but they’re also largely
tourist-free before and after the holidays. If you plan your visit
during the annual Chinese New Year , you’ll get to ...
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