Hongqiao Pearl Market. Photo courtesy of Alan Levine via Flickr.

Shanghai’s Best Markets and Shopping Streets

For a fun and authentic shopping experience, head to one of Shanghai’s best markets and shopping streets for a bit of retail therapy.

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April 9, 2014 by
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Spring cherry blossoms in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of FHKE via Flickr.

Shanghai’s Best Spring Flower Displays

Ultramodern Shanghai can quickly make a traveler feel like they’re trapped in a sea of concrete, and springtime is the of the best times of year to get out and enjoy some of the city’s many green spaces. If you’re looking for a pop of color, check out some of Shanghai’s best spring flower displays.

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March 12, 2014 by
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Shanghai’s Parks and Gardens

People's Park in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Keith via Flickr.

Shanghai’s parks and gardens are big, beautiful and often free to visit, plus they offer some of the best people-watching in the city.

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February 12, 2014 by
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Shanghai, a local’s perspective

Jean Liu’s career started in the marketing department of a tour guide company. To learn more about the industry, she led a few tours of her hometown Shanghai. The experience was so much fun, Jean decided to quit her marketing job and become a full time private Viator tour guide. Jean now leads Shanghai history, […]

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January 7, 2014 by
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New Year’s Eve in Shanghai

Fireworks on the Bund. Photo courtesy of sung ming whang via Flickr.

While Chinese New Year is always the most important winter holiday in Shanghai, China’s international city knows how to ring in the new year with a bang. If your travels bring you to China at the end of 2013, here’s what you need to know about spending New Year’s Eve in Shanghai.

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December 18, 2013 by
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Best Views of Shanghai

View from Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of Aapo Haapanen.

With one of Asia’s most recognizable skylines, it’s no wonder Shanghai is a city filled with great views, high and low. Before you leave, make sure to set aside time for a visit to one of these five places offering the best views of Shanghai.

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November 20, 2013 by
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