Shanghai Travel Tips
Shanghai is a scintillating city swirling with rapid cultural change. Since market restrictions were lifted, Shanghai has embraced the forces of business and design and rewritten its rule book shaping a fresh, new city that is sophisticated, innovative and living a life it has never lived before.
While it can't match the epic history of Beijing or Xi'an's grander sights, Shanghai is the hot spot of modern China; a cosmopolitan city buzzing with the concept of lifestyle revolution, showcased in the architectural temples of art, fine dining and contemporary urban living on the Bund.
Shanghai is the largest and dynamic city of China. Shangai is also known as the and quot;New York and quot; of the East: a modern and fascinating city that will surprise you !
Shanghai stands unparalleled as the largest city in the world. Following its rapid development over the last two decades it has become a leading global city, with significant influence in ...
Tang Bao can refer to XiaoLongBao in Shanghai, but more often as the name of a big soup-filled dumpling. It is a bun with soup inside. You do not find much stuffing like the common meat/vegetable ...
Since 1990 Shanghai has grown at a startling rate, to become the largest centre of commerce and business in central China and largest cargo pot in the world. The city is a huge draw for tourists, who ...
Day trips are a great way to see beyond the city that you're visiting and experience a multitude of sights in one day. This is especially true in such a big country like China. Day trips from ...
Teahouses are everywhere in Shanghai–certainly no surprise given that tea is an integral part of the history, culture and daily life in China. Today, the teahouse serves as a meeting place for people ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
As with previous years, the 2012 Peach Blossom Festival will be held
daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from late March to early April (March
25-April 20) at the Nanhui Peach Blossom Village in Shanghai ...
Written by Bob, United Kingdom, September 2012
Buy a 48 hour big bus tour ticket and you wont regret it, it includes free entry to Jade Buddha temple, a one hour river cruise and an entry to the observation floor (88 th floor) of the jin mao ...
Written by Lydia, March 2013
With more than 23 million people, Shanghai is China’s largest city. While it’s possible to get to and from the city’s best sights by taxi or by taking the Metro, riding a bike allows you to explore ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2011
A stroll along The Bund in Shanghai
will reveal a rich mix of architectural styles that demonstrate the
wealth and power of the foreign companies in China at the time. No. 1 ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Harris, China, December 2011
Spring Festival is one of the most important traditional Chinese holidays with a history of over 2,000 years. It is the occasion when all family members gather together and everyone needs to go back ...
Written by Lydia, December 2012
Chinese New Year is China‘s most important holiday and a fascinating time to be in Shanghai if you play your cards right. The history of the holiday, referred to as Spring Festival in China, dates ...
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
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