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 neighborhood — one of Shanghai’s last remaining colonial districts — are filled with villas and mansions dating back to the 1920s and 30s now housing chic boutiques, galleries and cozy, intimate cafes.
Tag Archives: Shanghai things to do
January 30, 2013
With its stunning modern skyline, thriving riverfront neighborhoods, world class restaurants and variety of day trip options to quaint rural villages, Shanghai is one of Asia’s most romantic destinations. Whether for Valentine’s Day, a honeymoon, anniversary or just because, come let Shanghai seduce you.
August 15, 2012
Shanghai 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?
October 19, 2011
As it is huge in most of Asia, karaoke night is no time to mess around. When you are out with your friends or are just looking to meet some new ones, make sure you go out on the town with the knowledge of places with the best English-language tunes, drink specials and venue appeal. Here are a few that are sure-fire.