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Wukang Road, where the east meets the west

USA | Thu, 10 Aug 2017 | By joevsworld | Views [433]

  In the previous post, I showed everyone a few random photo shoots about Shanghai, that may give you a new impression about China. In this post, I want to introduce a niche and cool spot to visit in Xuhui district, Shanghai. The place I want ... Read more >

Tags: shanghai

Photos: Nanxiang

CHINA | Sun, 17 May 2015 | By erikfruth | Photo Gallery

Currently flying south to Nanxiang.
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Tags: china, nanxiang, shanghai, steamed dumplings, xiaolongbao

Shanghai, China: Where Opportunities Blossom

CHINA | Tue, 3 Mar 2015 | By cyclaudiia | Views [609]

Shanghai, China is the chapter in my life where it notes the first time I’ve ever worked in a completely new city. It was both exhilarating and frightening at the same time. I’ve lived in Xiamen, China for a few years and have traveled ... Read more >

Tags: china, shanghai, the bund

A short hop to Shanghai

CHINA | Fri, 5 Sep 2014 | By daveonhols | Views [667]

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, then perhaps a seven thousand mile train journey should start with a metaphorical one hour hop from Hangzhou to Shanghai.   It was arguably a Chinese train that brought me to Singapore, ... Read more >

Tags: china, hangzhou, shanghai, train

FIFA observations

CHINA | Mon, 7 Jul 2014 | By chang_in_china | Views [1614] | Comments [1]

The World Cup has caused a sort of marketing and media frenzy in Shanghai... its inescapable, brightly coloured frenzy is overwhelming yet typical of Chinese capitalism.  A few things I've noticed: The World Cup has completely permeated Chinese ... Read more >

Tags: advertising, fifa, freeenzy, shanghai, world cup

The Good Vibes of Shanghai

CHINA | Fri, 6 Jun 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [544]

Shanghai was bustling and busy but had a beautifully frenetic vibe about it - the city was alive with people. A lot of people.  The expat culture was also youthful and vibrant. I could tell this was a place of abundant opportunity - people came ... Read more >

Tags: alcohol, architecture, big city, expats, restaurants, shanghai


AUSTRALIA | Sat, 5 Apr 2014 | By tottie | Views [355]

My sister has received her new passport, so I will wait for it to arrive to organise her Visa for China.  It is not easy organising things when we live so far apart, and she is not a frequent internet user. However, I have done the bookings and ... Read more >

Tags: china, hop on hop off bus, passport, shanghai, singapoare

It's Less than Six Weeks Now!

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 | By tottie | Views [393]

Time is going quickly really, and I still have some things to do.  However, I can tick off a couple of things on my " To Do List".  I paid for my travel insurance today - with World Nomads of course.  I also booked our accommodation ... Read more >

Tags: maglev, shanghai, world nomads

Getting Ready

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 31 Mar 2014 | By tottie | Views [384]

It is now exactly six weeks before I set off on my next adventure.  On May 12th, I fly to Singapore, and all being well, will have a 60 minute wait for my sister to fly in from Adelaide.  It will be our first holiday together since our childhood ... Read more >

Tags: shanghai, singapore, smart traveller, visa

Photos: without skyscrapers

CHINA | Mon, 8 Jul 2013 | By urijoe | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My first camera got broken one hour after receiving it from my dad; my sister crashed it in pieces. I was 13, and I fixed the drama buying a notebook, and then I started writing the notes about pictures that I would have shoot, if I would had a camera.... Read more >
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Tags: complexity, development, hometown, shanghai, travel photography scholarship 2013, urbanization

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Middle Kingdom, Middle Class

CHINA | Tue, 11 Jun 2013 | By micro | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

A measly 1200 characters. Here goes: My name is Mike. I'm a wanderer. When I travel, my camera is as necessary as my passport. New places and cultures inspire me. I've always felt compelled to try and capture my experiences on the road. For what reason ... Read more >
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Tags: beijing, china, middle class, shanghai

Photos: Middle Kingdom, Middle Class

CHINA | Sat, 8 Jun 2013 | By micro | Photo Gallery

I find China a fascinating place due to the speed at which it is changing and the opposing forces pulling it in different directions. There are visible tensions between old and new, rich and poor, tradition and progress, communism and capitalism, history ... Read more >
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Tags: beijing, china, fashion, middle class, music, shanghai, technology, travel

Sydney and getting to Seoul

CHINA | Thu, 16 May 2013 | By annacarlson | Views [680] | Comments [2]

On Monday May 13th, i woke up in Alice Springs and made my way to the airport to fly to Sydney to get to see Ally! It was about 6:30 pm-ish when i landed. Ally came and picked me up at the metro station outside her house. I met the family who shes staying ... Read more >

Tags: australia, china eastern airlines, delays, flying, quantas, shanghai, singapore, sydney

We found it!

CHINA | Wed, 3 Oct 2012 | By emacinat | Views [977] | Comments [5]

Saturday afternoon Gloria and a native Shanghainese friend named Tree took me to the old French Concession area.   Here all the streets have been renamed, but Tree, who has been researching the old tobacco industry in Shanghai, knew about ... Read more >

Tags: myers, shanghai

The Meeting

CHINA | Tue, 2 Oct 2012 | By emacinat | Views [791]

Gloria and I met Professor Wu at a lounge (similar to The Sub at Boise State, only much nicer and with a full bar) on the Fudan University campus.   He is a studious, soft-spoken man of middle years.   He brought with him the printed ... Read more >

Tags: fudan, myers, shanghai

Photos: The House at 1462/10 on Fuxin Road

CHINA | Sun, 30 Sep 2012 | By emacinat | Photo Gallery

formerly, Rue de Lafayette
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Tags: china, myers, shanghai

Photos: Shanghai 120928 evening

CHINA | Sat, 29 Sep 2012 | By emacinat | Photo Gallery

Xin Tian Di, The Bund
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Tags: bund, shanghai, xintiandi

Xin Tian Di and the Bund

CHINA | Sat, 29 Sep 2012 | By emacinat | Views [2267] | Comments [1]

Gloria and I walked around Xin Tian Di and met Huiling there for dinner.   Xin Tian Di is an old area of Shanghai that has been remodeled into small shops, restaurants, and bistros.   The traditional architecture, especially the shikumen ... Read more >

Tags: bund, china, shanghai

Automotive History Museum

CHINA | Sat, 29 Sep 2012 | By emacinat | Views [1032] | Comments [1]

Have I mentioned the cold showers?   Last night I finally found the magic touch that makes the water warm instead of cold.   Twice I took showers in water warmer than my cold hands, but cooler than the rest of my body!   It’s a great motivator ... Read more >

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Yu Yuan - Shoka in Shanghai

CHINA | Sat, 29 Sep 2012 | By emacinat | Views [565]

Shoka is an ancient word for stone.   The Yuyuan (garden) is a garden of stone, water, prana (plants), and sculpture.   Shaped by the movement of water, the stones of the garden hold the peace acquired from the ages lying at ... Read more >

Tags: shanghai, yu yuan garden

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