The Bund Sightseeing Tunnel. Photo by Justin Ventura.

Crossing the Huangpu River

Shanghai has plenty to offer on both sides of the Huangpu River. It may be most convenient to take the metro when traversing between Puxi (West of the river) and Pudong (East of the river), and you can take a taxi, too, of course. However, there are several other options to take to make crossing […]

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October 1, 2014 by
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Shanghai’s Best Art Museums

Aside from catching the best art exhibitions, some of Shanghai’s best art museums are are worth visiting just to ponder the architecture and exterior alone, which span from repurposed old spaces to new, multi-million dollar investments. You can visit the clusters of galleries located at M50 along the Suzhou River during a contemporary art walking […]

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September 10, 2014 by
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Shanghai’s Skyscraping Supertalls

Shanghai's skyscrapers make up Pudong's iconic skyline. Photo by Jane Amanda See.

Shanghai is home to some of the world’s tallest skyscraping supertalls, recognized around world for shaping Shanghai’s iconic Pudong skyline. To see these architectural feats for yourself, and to perhaps challenge vertigo, your best bet is to take the Metro Line 2 to the Lujiazui station in Pudong. The minute you step outside you’ll see […]

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September 3, 2014 by
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World Class Fine Dining in Shanghai

Hakkasan Shanghai's Ling Ling Lounge.

Shanghai’s culinary scene is one of the best and most diverse in Asia, with options ranging from local, regional to international cuisine available at different price points, allowing you to sample world class fine dining during your travels. While, of course, you can choose to eat like a local, but as international interest continue to grow, the city has welcomed notable culinary names to set up shop there, making it one of the best cities to devour gastronomic feats (and feasts) from chefs around the world. So, as part of your trip-planning, be sure to make reservations for that extra-special meal.

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August 27, 2014 by
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Discovering Art Deco in Shanghai

The 1920s was the beginning of an era of opulence, glamour, wealth and prosperity in Shanghai. It was during this time that the first Art Deco buildings in the city were constructed, many of which remain standing today. Shanghai is home to the most representations of Art Deco of any city in Asia and is […]

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July 30, 2014 by
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24 Hours in Shanghai

Shanghai street signs. Photo courtesy of Joan Campderrós-i-Canas via Flickr.

Here are a few ideas for how to spend 24 hours in Shanghai.

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June 4, 2014 by
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