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Inside Background
Shanghai's main streets and back roads give an immediate feeling of old versus...
Last edited: 08 May 2014
Shanghai is a fairly safe city.  Areas of greatest concern are the foreigner...
Last edited: 16 February 2014
Shanghai started out as a coastal fishing community, and grew as an urban...
Last edited: 12 March 2011
Shanghai has myriad neighborhoods, and it seems that something interesting is...
Last edited: 04 February 2011
A travel guide is extremely useful when travelling in Shanghai. Be sure to find...
Last edited: 20 May 2012
Meet in Shanghai– managed by the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration...
Last edited: 25 October 2010
Shanghai weather is characterized by generally mild winters and hot, humid...
Last edited: 26 March 2010
Here is a link to the tourist office site providing basic information...
Last edited: 06 August 2009
boonna cafe1 fuxing middle road near yongfu rd boonna cafe1 XinLe rd near...
Last edited: 26 August 2007
USEFUL PHRASES AND EXPRESSIONS  use these phrases with punjabi fonts under...
Last edited: 08 September 2011
For Shanghai calendar of events, like exhibitions and festivals...
Last edited: 01 January 2014
Never go with any stranger anywhere.   That is the one effective rule about...
Last edited: 21 July 2014
Inside Transportation
Getting to and from Shanghai is easy with international flights east of the...
Last edited: 30 September 2011
Shanghai is massive, so it is very useful to have an up-to-date transportation...
Last edited: 28 December 2009
The best way to get around Shanghai is to use public transportation.  The...
Last edited: 03 May 2014
Taxis are the most convenient direct way to get from point A to point B in...
Last edited: 02 April 2010
There are two ways to get instant help when you need to go to a place and you...
Last edited: 06 February 2009
Train or Taxi?  Try a taxi. It should be less than 200rmb. And should take...
Last edited: 12 November 2012
Taxi companies in Shanghai are heavily regulated.  On the back of the plastic...
Last edited: 05 May 2013
Inside Things to Do
Zhouzhuang is one of a number of "water towns" that surround the Shanghai metro...
Last edited: 06 July 2013
Shanghai is a family friendly city with a number of places to enjoy as a...
Last edited: 27 August 2008
Shanghai must-do's Stroll the Bund, admire the beautifully restored buildings...
Last edited: 09 September 2009
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum:  Architecturally stunning, huge, and...
Last edited: 17 January 2007
Shanghai's nightlife scene can best be enjoyed and imbibed in easily walkable...
Last edited: 08 December 2011
Some of the best places to check out in Shanghai are a block over from the main...
Last edited: 22 June 2010
Shanghai's Beijing Opera troupe performs at the Yifu theater on Fuzhou Road...
Last edited: 18 January 2007
High end international shopping can be found at many of the malls in Shanghai...
Last edited: 17 May 2013
Recreation centers offer many opportunities for the active traveller in...
Last edited: 06 April 2009
Suzhou and ZhouZhuang cities are about 1.5 hour by bus, west from Shanghai...
Last edited: 13 November 2011
The Temple of the Town Deity is located south of Yuyuan Gardan. There used to...
Last edited: 05 September 2011
Shanghai Walking Tour tips: see the real city While Nanjing and Huaihai are the...
Last edited: 04 June 2010
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is one the highest tower in China and it is a...
Last edited: 07 May 2010
On People's Square, Royal Custom Tailor, conveniently located on the first...
Last edited: 22 April 2013
As a strategic board game with more than 3,000 years of history,Weiqi (Go,Baduk...
Last edited: 01 May 2013
There is a big art museum where was formerly used as part of exhibition halls...
Last edited: 04 October 2012
The absolute best n° 1 to do inShanghai is simply to enjoy its skyline of...
Last edited: 17 July 2012
Don't go to the Nanjing Road, a pool of shops in it but you will probably get...
Last edited: 29 November 2012
Beware - of the 'tea ceremonies' In the Bund area and the Peoples Square there...
Last edited: 27 November 2013
The World Expo Shanghai 2010 is getting closer day by day. Lots of travelers...
Last edited: 15 April 2010
Walking tours are a great way to "get in touch" with the Chinese people...
Last edited: 10 November 2012
You have to be a real afficionado to make the 1+ hour journey from Shanghai to...
Last edited: 07 October 2011
Modern arts park in Puxi, Shanghai at the end of Huai Hai West Road.  Close to...
Last edited: 25 March 2011
Xintiandi or translated as New Heaven and Earth is a high-end shopping and...
Last edited: 03 March 2012
The Oriental Pearl TV Tower is without a doubt Shanghai's most recognized...
Last edited: 01 May 2012
The Peoples Square was formerly a racecourse used by the elite members of The...
Last edited: 11 November 2012
The Shanghai Circus World is a large, indoor modern circus that showcases...
Last edited: 04 January 2013
Situated on the Bund tis building houses the city archives. On the second floor...
Last edited: 04 September 2013
The Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall is located in People Square , a...
Last edited: 01 September 2008
The Bund is a symbol of Shanghai and an epitome of Shanghai's modern history...
Last edited: 21 November 2008
.                   Make sure you go to Esther Bears Teddy Bear Shop/Museum...
Last edited: 10 March 2013
Inside Dining Scene
Shanghai has a dizzying array of restaurants, with nearly all cuisines and...
Last edited: 17 January 2007
Most of the better hotels will offer a lavish buffet breakfast, either as part...
Last edited: 12 November 2011
Department store and shopping mall food courts offer the best value for the...
Last edited: 12 November 2011
Check out the Old YeShanghai restaurant at JinJiang hotel for good Shanghainese...
Last edited: 17 March 2007
If you want to see beautiful people, or perhaps just a lot of people and to be...
Last edited: 02 December 2010
Many tourists are brought to restaurants with "so-called" traditional Chinese...
Last edited: 02 December 2010
Gourmet Cafe serves over 30+ varieties of hand-chopped, Australian beef burgers...
Last edited: 12 September 2009
Organic Kitchen Shanghai opened on November 22, 2009. It is Shanghai's first...
Last edited: 05 December 2009
T8 Restaurant and Bar is a serene oasis in the midst of bustling Shanghai . A...
Last edited: 24 July 2009
Inside China: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of China is the renminbi (RMB) or yuan (or colloquially known as...
Last edited: 21 March 2014
To travel into China most nationalities need a visa stuck into their passport...
Last edited: 12 June 2014
In the event an emergency in mainland China, the police telephone number is...
Last edited: 07 May 2010
Hello                       ... Ni hao  (KNEE how) Good-bye...
Last edited: 20 April 2012
Sample Phone Dialing Codes in China Telephone/Fax.   ...  eg:  8610...
Last edited: 04 March 2014
China Tipping is a lively issue among seasoned travelers to China.  Generally...
Last edited: 12 May 2013
A walk through Chinese culture and business etiquette Home to the world’s...
Last edited: 09 May 2014
In this short guide to doing business in China, a few cultural facts and their...
Last edited: 15 July 2014
General emergencies The Public Security Bureau (i.e. Police) in Shanghai...
Last edited: 01 October 2013
The currency used is China is known as the Chinese Yuan (CNY) or the Renminbi...
Last edited: 21 June 2013
With over 6,300 kilometers long, the Yangtze River is the largest and longest...
Last edited: 09 May 2014
Having recently returned from a three week long trip to China, here are three...
Last edited: 21 April 2014
1.   Once you buy it in China, it is yours.  Like most foreign countries, make...
Last edited: 28 January 2013
Most nationalities require a visa to enter China. A visa is not required...
Last edited: 19 July 2014
If you are traveling to China on a Group Tour you will more than likely come up...
Last edited: 01 November 2013