Travel Blogs from Shanghai, China

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Falling in love with old Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Falling in love with old Shanghai

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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So the Chinese New Year has passed; on the spur of the moment, I decided to visit my friend Priscilla in Shanghai. China during the New Year is bedlam; its imposible to travel before the official New year celebration and its chaos during the 10 day ...

A Rest Day then Train to Xi'An, Shanghai, China travel blog

A Rest Day then Train to Xi'An

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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11:32 This morning i spent more time on the internet as I Uploaded pictures in preparation for wifi and adding words. I had a great long sleep. 12 hours i reckon. We had an early lunch at a restaurant across the road. There are actually about 6 ...

Shanghai'd again!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai'd again!

A travel blog entry by albarnes

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After nearly a day of plane travel and airport waiting,  I landed in cold, dark, and effiecient Pudong airport of Shanghai.   The Chinese rarely heat public buildings this far south and they tend to not waste electricity on luxuries such as ...

Fast Train to Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Fast Train to Shanghai

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... by his effort to assist his young Chinese girlfriend to get accepted into graduate programs at Harvard and MIT.  Day 2 in Shanghai I connected with Chi from Korea and together we walked around Shanghai in the rain. I met her in Xitiandi, an area ...

Metropolitan Life, Shanghai, China travel blog

Metropolitan Life

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... always degrading the US and English imperialism. Another day I pedaled my way over to the one free attraction I found in China, the Shanghai Museum located in People’s Square, before viewing Jing’an Temple on my way to Jade Buddha Temple. I ...

Frow DFW to Shangers and beyond, Shanghai, China travel blog

Frow DFW to Shangers and beyond

A travel blog entry by albarnes

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... vacate the hotel at 6:30 AM in order to stand in some massive lines then wait 3 hours for my flight from Ohare to Shanghai, things got tougher. On the tightly packed AA plane,    I was seated  among a group of happy Chinese students, ...

End of the (train) line, Shanghai, China travel blog

End of the (train) line

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... There's also a video clip in the gallery at the top of this travelog. And there we are. That was Shanghai, and backpacking around China for a bit. Definitely fascinating. Recommend you all do it - if any of you are suffering from an excess of energy, ...

Shanghai Cityscapes, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai Cityscapes

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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There is a big expo in Shanghai next year, ads everywhere and works on each corner. The scaffoldings are in ... bamboo Nice skylines and beautiful ...

Shanghai Food, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai Food

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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It is recommended to take your own chopsticks to dodgy restaurants Chinese food in China is different to ANY Chinese food we ever tasted Nobody speaks English: wait and see what is on your plate I do not know how to use chopsticks On the menu: ‘US ...

Lions and Dragons, Shanghai, China travel blog

Lions and Dragons

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Ann likes lions, Tony dragons: a perfect city for ...

Met al de Chinezen maar nie me den dezen, Shanghai, China travel blog

Met al de Chinezen maar nie me den dezen

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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… where we arrive at 23h … … and already start playing cards. So: Shanghai ( east-central China). It is one of the world's largest seaports and a major industrial and commercial centre of China. It was the first Chinese port to be ...

Goodbye yellow brick road, Shanghai, China travel blog

Goodbye yellow brick road

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... poor guy to take us - it was an hour in traffic - and this was pretty much stock standard for the week. That arvo we went to China Town - M was keen on seeing some markets. Saw a bit, but pretty much just like last time, I got lost - so it doesn't ...

Plane Journey, Shanghai, China travel blog

Plane Journey

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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The only thing to report about this day of travel is the fact that we sat freezing cold on the bus for 5 hours, all literally wearing 4-5 layers of clothing and still freezing our asses off, only to find out when we arrived that the bus actually had ...

Zaijian China, Shanghai, China travel blog

Zaijian China

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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... unfathomable social system and their rich history only visible as a collective chip-on-the-shoulder. The most interesting thing about China is definitely the people. 1000's of years of xenophobic isolation (and still going stong) has resulted in the ...

China, There and Away, Shanghai, China travel blog

China, There and Away

A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime

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... ;next leg of the journey. We did get out to revisit some of the highlights we saw thirteen years ago Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Museum and the Bund. The Bund is a major selling point in tourism brochures. It is a string of colonial buildings ...

Asia X Games, Shanghai, China travel blog

Asia X Games

A travel blog entry by t_rev1980

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On the weekend myself and some friends went to the Asian X Games...the sister extreme sports competition to the original X Games in North America. I was pleasently surprised at how many of the world's top skateboarders were there, including one, Bob ...

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Back "Home" in Shanghai!

A travel blog entry by drewscott

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... morning, so it's been an exhausting week. This weekend we have made rough outlines for what we're calling "Aggressive Sightseeing" of Shanghai. It seems that our time is dwindling away quickly, and our time during the week is very limited, so we're ...

Farewell Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Farewell Shanghai

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... for last night. Time beat us and a final subway trip to the airport was all we managed to squeeze in! Overall impressions Shanghai, what a place! The buildings are just totally mind blowing! The newest one will be over 600 metres tall, over 108 stories ...

The 500 kuai taxi to a land far far away, Shanghai, China travel blog

The 500 kuai taxi to a land far far away

A travel blog entry by lizandgaz

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... our plane to Shanghai. We'd had such an amazing time in Beijing we were quite sad to leave but looked forward to Shanghai, especially the Expo. The flight was smooth, no complaints about Air China except that the leg room was fairly minimal. It ...

Terrocotta Warriers, Xian, Nanjing and Shanghai!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Terrocotta Warriers, Xian, Nanjing and Shanghai!

A travel blog entry by gemmakonrad

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... , company and had a great time but head was a bit delicate after 2 nights of drinking snagria and vodka! Have just spent 2 days in Shanghai which is full of massive sky scrapers and lots of neon at night. Not much to do in the way of sightseeing but a ...

Wait.....you mean I am not special here?, Shanghai, China travel blog

Wait.....you mean I am not special here?

A travel blog entry by aprilinchina

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... as they venture to start their new life in America.  Shanghai was wonderful.....and cold (>_<) In Shanghai I didn't even feel like I  was in China. It is a huge city and as the plane descended on our way there it looked freaky, like a ...

Shanghai-fly-by, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai-fly-by

A travel blog entry by nias-adventures

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... restaurant with the CEO of our major fabric supplier. He’s great, very friendly and speaks Mandarin - finally!  Shanghai is mainly Mandarin speaking, so this could have potential for my future employment… watch this space! The restaurant ...

About Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

About Shanghai

A travel blog entry by juliebrown

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Shanghai is the largest city in China in terms of population and one of the largest urban areas in the world, with over 20 million people in its extended metropolitan area. Located on China's central eastern coast at the mouth of the Yangtze River. The ...

Mai 2013 Saint Petersbourg à Guilin, Shanghai, China travel blog

Mai 2013 Saint Petersbourg à Guilin

A travel blog entry by passera

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... à trois heures de l’après-midi. Pour gagner du temps, papa achète les tickets de train pour aller à Shanghai. Mes tops dix du mois: 1 Le Grande Muraille de Chine 2 Voir les Pandas 3 Les Terracota Soldats 4 Le Tobbogan à ...

22 Days, Shanghai, China travel blog

22 Days

A travel blog entry by clum90

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... to go back ourselves and get a pair. Later on down the street we found a place. It’s my favourite type of food in China, North Western Chinese food! It was amazing. It was brilliant. I was satisfied. We went back to the Kindergarten via a DVD store. ...

Shanghai, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai

A travel blog entry by crisso57

A very nice hotel. Tour to see the Bund and financial area of Shanghai. Night cruise along Hangpu river and got some great pics of the Bund and other buildings and the ...

Shanghai - Expo Universelle, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai - Expo Universelle

A travel blog entry by alan_tdm1

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JOUR_ 23 – Expo Universelle de Shanghai. Aujourd'hui je vais à l’expo universelle qui se trouve de l’autre coté de la ville mais ce matin il pleut un peu. Un coup d’œil sur l’image radar de la région (merci internet) ...

Tout qu'un bain de foule!, Shanghai, China travel blog

Tout qu'un bain de foule!

A travel blog entry by charles81

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On pensait avoir fait un choix judicieux lorsque nous avons opté pour Shanghai comme destination. À bien y penser, on aurait dû choisir d'autres dates! Les chinois sont en congé férié pour la fête du travail la fin de semaine du 1 mai. A priori, ...

Shanghai's Acrobatics Show, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai's Acrobatics Show

A travel blog entry by shangguan

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... on seat location 100, 150, 200rmb Time Needed: Approximately 2 hours Hours of Operation:  Daily at 7:30 Location: The Shanghai Acrobatics Show is performed in the Shanghai Centre Theatre in the center of the Huangpu district of ...

Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai, China travel blog

Shanghai's Yuyuan Garden

A travel blog entry by shangguan

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... was a genius. It works so very well. The buildings are beautiful and filled with traditional Chinese furniture. If I lived in Shanghai I would probably spend several weekends a month in this garden.   I am thrilled to have photos on this ...

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