Travel Blogs from Shanghai, China

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Migrant workers return and set up businesses, Shanghai, China travel blog

Migrant workers return and set up businesses

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... own boss, running a leather product factory in his hometown. Yu went back home to Gangbei Village, Xinjian County of east China's Jiangxi Province in May. Following the suggestion of a township official, he set up the factory -- Jiangxi Haobo Science ...

Broken China, Shanghai, China travel blog

Broken China

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai

A travel blog entry by tavini

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Back in Shanghai & the end of our China Tour, Shanghai, China travel blog

Back in Shanghai & the end of our China Tour

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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We got back in Shanghai about lunchtime and it doesn't seem two minutes since we left. As we have already been here, I don't expect to be uploading much blog or any photo's over the next few days. We are here untilthe 14th and then we are doing an ...

We are in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

We are in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by mikeysoft

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... will also have wireless internet in the lobby. The weather has been hazy and humid with some rain. Mimi said this is typical Shanghai weather made worst by the pollution of rapid growth. I remember it being clear on my last trip to Shanghai back in ...

Fake brand shop - china, Shanghai, China travel blog

Fake brand shop - china

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Now, they have taken it a step further: ...

Shaolin temple Kung Fu monks franchised to Yunnan, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shaolin temple Kung Fu monks franchised to Yunnan

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... china/2008-11/26/content_7240458.htm This is how AsiaNews reports it: Shaolin gongfu skills franchised to four temples ZHENGZHOU, CHINA: In the near future, gongfu pilgrims will no longer have to journey to the famed Shaolin Temple in China?s ...

Hostring or being a WWOOF guest in China, Shanghai, China travel blog

Hostring or being a WWOOF guest in China

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... for China. Many people who go WWOOFing in China from outside China, go using a normal tourist visa. Insurance WWOOF China membership does not include insurance of any kind. We strongly recommend you take out comprehensive and quality insurance ...

Insight into education system in China, Shanghai, China travel blog

Insight into education system in China

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... resources, emphasis on control rather than learning, learning by rote, lack of creativity and you are on the right track for China's education system. The collapse of the school buildings for the normal kids - as apposed to to the Party official kids ...

Finally in China, Shanghai, China travel blog

Finally in China

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... bunked with us as well. Feeling our stomachs kicking us we went in search of something to eat. Finally settled on a dumpling place (a Shanghai speciality) which turned out to be a bargain at 6 quid for 6 plates and 4 beers! We were on Nanjing road ...

The Lion Sleeps Tonight...oooooo  weeeeeeeee, Shanghai, China travel blog

The Lion Sleeps Tonight...oooooo weeeeeeeee

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... shade. We decided to give this a miss until next week. We crossed the road to the Urban Planning Exhibition which gives an insight into Shanghai in 2020. It's 30 Yuan to get in, but doesn't really do much for me to be fair. We then took a leisurely ...

Birthday Weekend, Shanghai, China travel blog

Birthday Weekend

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... cognac. It was quite a fancy pants evening. Sunday we went to this famous water town about an hour and a half from Shanghai. Here is a brief description of it from Wikipeida... Zhouzhuang  is a town in Jiangsu province, China. Zhouzhuang is ...

Tom & Liz come for the weekend, Shanghai, China travel blog

Tom & Liz come for the weekend

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... up. If it was not for girls I do not think boys would survive much past the age of ten. We went cruising around Shanghai on Friday. Saw the Bund, and went to Antique World. Narrow streets with vendors selling a bunch of little things like statues ...

Day 2, Shanghai, China travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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Hello!  Yesterday was awesome! I rode the subway by myself for the first time and traveled into Puxi(The downtown area on the other side of the river)  It was great!  Felt like NYC on steroids. Lots going on and best of all no mystery ...

Day 3, Shanghai, China travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... now.  Started off heading down to see the Jin Mao Tower, this other really cool building that is now the tallest building in China. and the Pearl TV Tower. Then I went to this huge mall and walked around. After that i took the subway to downtown ...

First day in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

First day in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by jessnel

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written by Jesse Shanghai After a good nights rest last night we felt ready to tackle the chaos that is Shanghai. We got up and walked around the streets near our hotel. There were street vendors lining the smaller streets. Cooking food in pots ...

We are in Shanghai!, Shanghai, China travel blog

We are in Shanghai!

A travel blog entry by jessnel

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... out probably where this bus is going, or maybe the bus number. I couldn't understand what she was saying since she was speaking Shanghai dialect. There are recordings on the bus that annonces the bus stop, it was in English and Chinese. But by the time ...

Our Apartment, Shanghai, China travel blog

Our Apartment

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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Hi! I just thought I would share some pictures of our apartment here in Shanghai. It was a very clear day today so I snapped some shots of the views from our windows. Usually you can't see very much due to the smog. Today was ...

Crosstown Traffic, Shanghai, China travel blog

Crosstown Traffic

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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The Weekend, Shanghai, China travel blog

The Weekend

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... I thought, wow, she is actually applying make-up on the back of a scooter while driving through rush hour traffic in Shanghai. I was impressed. Then, I realized what she was applying...it was not lipstick or a little powder to her nose. She was actually ...

Shanghai, China 20th Jun - 25th Jun, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai, China 20th Jun - 25th Jun

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... the south of China as it is very expensive to fly out of Hong Kong. We then flew into Shanghai. It's the biggest city in China and still growing. Whilst exploring we constantly encountered construction sites and renovations.  The city has a history ...

Shanghai baby, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai baby

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... Financial District... this skyscraper is taller than the Empire State Building and we got some great (if not a little hazy) views of Shanghai. We also had another walk along The Bund but this time we went inside some of the gorgeous buildings - one of ...

Warning: Gross Habits Described in Detail, Shanghai, China travel blog

Warning: Gross Habits Described in Detail

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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... , all that being said, I would like to clarify that this is not a description of all the Chinese people here in Shanghai. These are the people I remember after a long day of sightseeing. These are the people you cannot forget because of their ridiculous ...

Day 82: Illy, Tsing Tao and Bacardi, Shanghai, China travel blog

Day 82: Illy, Tsing Tao and Bacardi

A travel blog entry by kvitkalily

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"We are young, we get by, see our friends, see the sights, feel ...

Chinese New Year, Shanghai, China travel blog

Chinese New Year

A travel blog entry by kitch_in_japan

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... conversation the poor lad had enjoyed for quite some time... In the end, New Year in Shanghai was a lot of fun, and scratching the surface of China was a fascinating experience. I definitely want to go back, hopefully several times, especially ...

Back in Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Back in Shanghai

A travel blog entry by mikeysoft

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... the following day. There are numerous flights departing Lhasa for Chengdu, about every 45 minutes and numerous flights from Chengdu to Shanghai but the connection in Chengdu was 5 hours. They told us this was because we had to connect on the same ...

Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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Shanghai - the economic powerhouse, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai - the economic powerhouse

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... - it certainly is not authentic China but certainly a style to which China aspires. In a total contrast, the Shanghai museum focuses on China past. It is a small building that houses some fascinating old treasures. Ming and Qing dynasty furniture of the ...

Only left the hotel for a curry!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Only left the hotel for a curry!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... AND they had the cricket on in the restaurant. I was able to watch the English cricket, in and Indian restaurant, in the middle of China! Craaaazy! The food was great as well. A few more beers and all in all a successful evening had been ...

random pics, Shanghai, China travel blog

random pics

A travel blog entry by mcooney74

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Here are some pictures of some really nice homes designed for ex-pats. They are in gated communities and look like mini mansions.  There are also some random pics of the city. Nothing to report today other than I found a wonderful lunch place and ...

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