Travel Blogs from Shanghai, China

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Sightseeing, Shanghai, China travel blog

Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... anyway. It was also raining to add insult to injury so we walked quickly in the direction of Xintiandi, a relatively new area in Shanghai. A couple of friends, Tim and Sarah, had left us a message in the guestbook at a place called the Open House so ...

Made it to the Paris of the Orient, Shanghai, China travel blog

Made it to the Paris of the Orient

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... museum in there, but we didn't have time to go on this visit, so we will probably go next week when we get back to Shanghai. This evening Lorna and I took a walk down The Bund, which is a walk down the riverbank - bit like Victoria Embankment. After the ...

Seeing the eclipse, Shanghai, China travel blog

Seeing the eclipse

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... last 6 minutes and 39 seconds, would be the longest eclipse in a century. The best places in China to watch the eclipse would be between Shanghai and Chongqing, including Hangzhou, Suzhou, Hefei, Wuhan and Chengdu. In Hangzhou, the Hangzhou China Travel ...

Shanghai Has No Internet, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai Has No Internet

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... bodily fluids in some close quarters situations can sometimes really get to you (in more ways than one). Anyway, Shanghai, though sometimes squelchy underfoot like most Chinese cities does have some pretty clever little things that make getting around ...

The New Hong Kong, Shanghai, China travel blog

The New Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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... district and the influx of Western Businesses and its employees. But our visit their focused more on the ancient history of Shanghai and China. Yu Garden Was built during the Ming era and is the central point of Old Town and the main tourist area. ...

Fast Streets of Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Fast Streets of Shanghai

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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To be honest there was nothing actually in Shanghai I really wanted to see other than the fact of being in Shanghai and while in China I thought "why not?". In saying that I do like the city even with it only being my second full day and wondering how ...

Shanghai? Yes, about 6 feet off the ground..., Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai? Yes, about 6 feet off the ground...

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Elbows out Rah Rah Rah Rah!!!!!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Elbows out Rah Rah Rah Rah!!!!!

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... and pillow over my end I got back to sleep. I was woken at 10am by the ticket collector and pleasantly surprised I got into Shanghai around 11am....i thought we were arriving at 1pm! So next major change THE PUSH. The people here have got no idea about ...

Shanghai Nights, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai Nights

A travel blog entry by trent

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... it and is pulling over to ask every regular Joe where it is and I end up directing him to the place - I mean, he's a freakin' Shanghai taxi driver for chris'sakes! Then I find out the consulate has moved, but just a few blocks away and, well, it takes a ...

Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... pushy and it's over-priced. We did some of the touristy things in the city centre like the Bund, the People's Park and Old Shanghai which is class. It lashed rain while we were there which may have dampened our view; who's to know - we left ...

More airports, Chengdu, China travel blog

More airports

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... projects will start next year and incur an expenditure of 200 billion yuan, a CAAC press release said. Existing airports in Shanghai Pudong, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Nanjing will be expanded, and new ones will be built in many inland cities, including ...

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 ...

Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai

A travel blog entry by rcys

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Editors note: I was going to try to manually migrate my old blog to this site, but it's too mind numbingly boring and without the pictures, the stories lose too much. Click on the link to see this entry. ...

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 ...

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