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

24 Hours in Shanghai

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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Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of Gwydion M. Williams via Flickr.

The Jade Buddha Temple

It’s easy to lose sight of China’s rich heritage and history amid the ultra-modern skyscrapers and breakneck pace of Shanghai. If you’re looking for a more traditional attraction, consider a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai.

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May 7, 2014 by
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The Water Village of Nanxun

Nanxun water village near Shanghai. Photo courtesy of sjiong via Flickr.

While just a short drive away, the water village of Nanxun feels worlds away from the modern skyscrapers and noisy, traffic-congested streets of Shanghai.

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April 23, 2014 by
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Shanghai’s Best Markets and Shopping Streets

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

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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Shanghai’s Best Spring Flower Displays

Spring cherry blossoms in Shanghai. Photo courtesy of FHKE via Flickr.

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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