Travel Blogs from Shanghai, China

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Back to Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Back to Shanghai

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... Major nibbled on.  Mickell had a Tsing Tao along with some tea for the table. Our flight to Shanghai leaves from Shenzhen at 20:05 (MU 5230) on China Eastern Airlines.  I have to tell myself over and over again why I'm making it hard on us by ...

Too small, too big, pricey high, pricey too low., Shanghai, China travel blog

Too small, too big, pricey high, pricey too low.

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... find ... Crocs!!! Only thing was I hadn't seen any Croc shops around in the sea of shops and shopping centres that is Shanghai. I went to the main pedestrian mall down from where we were staying and ducked into the first shopping centre I hadn't been ...

Sunday morning Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Sunday morning Shanghai

A travel blog entry by bagman

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My host and interpreter on this trip, Yang Kai, is a very thoughtful young man. He's done a lot to spruce up the Shanghai office to make it comfortable. He purchased a very nice duvet for me to sleep in, set the heater to 30 celcius, even bought a box of ...

Back in

Back in "Shangas"

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... 15 hour trips to Xi'an and Beijing. We reached speeds of up to 311km. Yesterday the kids and I went to the Shanghai Zoo. Great to see the animals especially the pandas but the enclosures are inadequate and antiquated. Funniest scene was the cobra ...

Touch down in China, now how to get to the hotel?, Shanghai, China travel blog

Touch down in China, now how to get to the hotel?

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... and tops speeds of roughly 300 mph. The hotel was nothing less than stunning.  I think it's the most recognizeable hotel in Shanghai and it's definitely in the best location.  For 790 Yuan (less than $100) per night, I wasn't expecting anything ...

Smuggle shop, Shanghai, China travel blog

Smuggle shop

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... is Andew. I am sure Tina will write soon. Bear with... bear with... If you are a grey, forty-something bloke and alone in Shanghai you're an easy mark. Yesterday morning, Hannah came down with a stomach bug and seeing that I had developed a collection of ...

Gan Bei!!!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Gan Bei!!!

A travel blog entry by somasized

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... I have been keeping pretty busy during the day as well. I spent an entire day in the Shanghai museum, an homage to the early art works of China. The bronze and jade collections were brilliant, and the currency exhibit was fascinating. They actually used ...

Celebrations in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Celebrations in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... to haggle down some sun-glasses for Rachel from 380 Yuan to 50 Yuan, almost a 90% discount! We have also visited the China Pavilion of the Shanghai 2010 Expo, we didn't really know what an Expo was and have never visited one before. It turned out to be ...

Time Zone Transition Complete!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Time Zone Transition Complete!

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... amp; Pictures Eat Lunch -- Best Chinese Dumplings (Major says he's not eating it) Xiang Yang Park & French Concession Shanghai Acrobatics Show Here's our money conversion chart:     Chinese Yuan        ...

Morning in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Morning in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by budz888

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... it was actually like inside. The hotel doesn't look so bad from the outside and indeed it was quite nice. Hah, at Shanghai airport I was wandering around thinking 'ah yes, the bookshop will be over there..', then I remembered that I'd never been ...

Hello foreigner!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Hello foreigner!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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We made it!!!! We are in Shanghai, with an approximate population of 20 million, that is nearly the population of Australia and we are the "foreigners". Our flight over was comfortable and we were well looked after on Qantas (the last time was real ...

Shang-Hello, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shang-Hello

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... to cross paths with him at some point later on. So now for the first time there is only the 2 of us. Our journey to Shanghai was much less traumatic thankfully. It was only 17 hours and overnight so we had a hard sleeper which wasn't too hard at all ...

Shanghai in a day!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai in a day!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... ; I summon myself in time for a scrumptious dinner and head out to Xan Tian Di, the most popular nightlife neighborhood in Shanghai.  It rivaled Clarke Quay in Singapore, but only in appearance as it wasn't nearly as wild with a much more ...

Transportation and the People, Shanghai, China travel blog

Transportation and the People

A travel blog entry by bagman

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... in Japan, none of these bikes were locked up. Look up the screen from this text and you'll see three examples of Shanghai bicycles. This is a 'Forever' bike - they're everywhere - especially popular is a version for the ladies Then there are the ...

Shanghai!., Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai!.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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We did not do much in the morning and headed out around nine thirty. At noon we have our China Eastern flight to Shanghai, and it is quite a drive to the airport. We booked our tickets in Beijing, where the folks at the hotel were most helpful. As the ...

Aliens, Shanghai, China travel blog

Aliens

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... were we chinese nationals or 'Foreigners'. Seemed a litte harsh. I wanted an aisle for English! Anyways, though the quick immigration and onto Shanghai. As we walked betwen the terminal and the metro though, it started to get warm, and I mean warm. I was ...

A Short Trip to Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai (3), Shanghai, China travel blog

A Short Trip to Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai (3)

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... styles from old China to modern influences in the buildings. It is a must-see metropolitan destination if you are in Shanghai! To view more photos of China, please follow the link below: ...

November 17, 2004, Shanghai, China travel blog

November 17, 2004

A travel blog entry by luolan

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... who live in the big cities, like Shanghai and Beijing. I could live so easily in a city like Shanghai, and probably forget at times that I was in China. You can't walk five feet without bumping into a foreigner. Everything felt so...normal. We went out ...

Wrapping It Up, Shanghai, China travel blog

Wrapping It Up

A travel blog entry by somasized

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... in Bolivia, but this is the first chance I have had in the last several weeks to sit down and breathe a bit. After returning from Shanghai I was in a wedding, went to the U2 show, took in a Cubs game and got ready to leave the country for seven to eight ...

Mimi is in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Mimi is in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by mikeysoft

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Mimi arrived in Shanghai with all her luggage. She got a SIM card for her cell phone, which I just called. I have the map pin on Mimi's home in Shanghai. It is right on her home because the map can be zoomed in a lot when entering ...

First Impressions, Shanghai, China travel blog

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by somasized

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... a day on the streets of Shanghai. In a city of 18 million I am surprised it isn't more. And apparently Shanghai has the best drivers in all of China. Think about this; China has 5% of the world's vehicles, but is responsible for 17% of the world's driving ...

Heavy expectations..., Shanghai, China travel blog

Heavy expectations...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... of China, I thought it appropriate to present the Top 5 signs that Shanghai is more modern than the rest of China. Note that I have been in Shanghai only a couple of days. 5. Smartcard hostel keys - a mere swipe is all that is required. 4. The ...

Bumming in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Bumming in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I didn't do much of anything today.  Slept in, checked internet and relaxed at my hotel.  Went out for happy hour drinks at a nearby beer garden and then picked up ...

The slow train to Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

The slow train to Shanghai

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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... massive conical 'Axis', the bridges and features were glowing and pulsating every colour, with the neon glow of the Shanghai skyline as a backdrop. Questionably extravagant but undeniably beautiful. To get a flavour of historic Shanghai we explored the ...

Shining, shimmering, splendid..., Shanghai, China travel blog

Shining, shimmering, splendid...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... and private school kids that I know). Everything reflects this, but in particular the Shanghai fashion. Different from much of CHina, the Shanghai locals seem extremely fashion conscious and remind me much more of Korea. It's still not Milan, but it's ...

A visit to a traditional water village, Zhujiajiao, China travel blog

A visit to a traditional water village

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Today we had booked on to one of the trips organised by the hostel to Zhujiajiao water village about 1 1/4 hours out of Shanghai centre.  The minibus collected us at 9.30am and we found that ourselves and the 'Irish' had been joined by two young ...

Have you heard of Tsingtao?, Shanghai, China travel blog

Have you heard of Tsingtao?

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... card for 7 pounds so Andrew didn't feel too bad about not buying it in Beijing.  Then we went to the Shanghai Museum, China's most comprehensive museum, which was free to get in and kept us entertained for a couple of ...

We're back in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

We're back in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by mikeysoft

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... back to Shanghai. It also gave us time to wash our stuff and a place to leave all the stuff we got during the last week. We are leaving Shanghai in the morning to Beijing. The 2 hour flight cost 580 rmb, about $75.00 USD including all taxes and ...

A night in Bunderland, Shanghai, China travel blog

A night in Bunderland

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... decided to stay put in Shanghai (it had all started to feel a bit planes, trains and automobiles recently anyway).  The Shanghai Expo starts on Saturday but tickets are sold out for the first few days so we are hoping to catch that later ...

Shanghai Nights, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai Nights

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... . We had lunch in Cloud 9, the highest cafe in the world, on Sunday on the 87th Floor of the highest building in Shanghai the Marriott Grand hotel. The views were amazing, you could see every direction for miles. The river cruise is pretty cool as ...

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