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 takes shopping seriously. Retail areas are divided into “Four Streets” and “Four Cities” so you can be sure that you have covered all possibilities. Store-lined Nanjing Road includes ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2012
While staying in China’s most cosmopolitan city, it is an absolute must to indulge in some shopping! And there is no other place to do it than Nanjing Road , Shanghai’s main shopping street ...
Written by Emma, Australia, August 2012
is well known for its shopping, eating, sightseeing and general
all-round craziness. So where can you go for a bit of quiet reflection
in this busy and exciting city?
Yuyuan Garden ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
There are many ways to explore the Suzhou Creek (although it may be more fitting to call it a river) and its surroundings as it cuts through central Shanghai on its way from Lake Tai to the ...
Written by Lydia, March 2013
Strolling through Shanghai ‘s
French Concession is akin to stepping back in time. A far cry from the
fast pace and ultramodern look of most of Shanghai, the sleepy
tree-lined streets of this old ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
One of the most fascinating things in the city of Shanghai is quite simply the buildings. With almost a thousand high-rises completed, Shanghai is one of the world’s fastest growing cities and ...
Written by Shanghai Expert: Jean, China, January 2012
The dragon year is here! The new year decorations have been put up all over China , nowhere more so than the Old Town Bazaar of Shanghai . There have been statues about dragon stories... ...
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Doing what: Best of Shanghai Day Tour including Jade Buddha Temple and The Bund