Naza International Youth Hostel
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... the Bund. It’s a little pricey but very nice, with great views down to the river and over to the financial district. We have a few beers and some food then head back.
We’ve got the morning to ourselves in Shanghai, as we’re heading out on a night train again this afternoon. We have a bit of a lie in then head up towards an underground ‘fake’ market we’ve heard about near the science museum. It’s pretty ...
... Restaurant (not kidding). I have never seen so much food, and again I tried many new dishes. The specialty was river lobster, and everyone worked hard to eat it. In China, food ordering is very different. Instead of each person ordering for him or herself, the host/hostess orders several dishes (the number of people plus one), and these are placed in the middle of the table for everyone to share. It is good if you want ...
... s a lot fewer neon lights flashing at you, the driving is worse (if that’s possible!), the weather is muggier (though I assume that’s because of the typhoon, as the wind has really picked up now too), there are fewer bins, the people are more litter-buggy and the language is more confusing!
I landed at Shanghai Pudong International Airport around 4pm, and took AGES getting off the plane and queuing up at customs, and a fair ...
... picking up a ticker (150 RMB) groups of us get into various lifts holding about 12 people each. We are whisked to the 97th floor. We then queue for a second lift to take us to the 100th floor. This floor is the horizontal viewing platform, that you can see across the top of the building.
Views from the Bottle Opener:
I exit the buiding and head on back to Najin road. I find a bar and have a ...
... smoothie on the menu which I just HAD to order!! (turns out it was just a really yummy banana and dragonfruit smoothie)!!
After dinner we decided on a night cap and Ed’s boss had also recommended the JW Marriot, where there was supposedly this cocktail bar with amazing views of the city. We headed back towards The People’s Square on the subway and walked into the JW Marriott hotel. Neither of us knew where we were going so once in the lift and getting ...
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