Days Hotel Honglou Shanghai
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... We then raced back to the hotel to meet up with the group where we went to hip all vegetarian Shanghai restaurant. They took more tofu and cooked it in a variety of ways to make it appear to be beef or chicken. There was some amazing Chinese Coleslaw, so many sprouts, but delicious. However, my new affection for Kung Pao chicken was tested. There was dish meant to be kung pao chicken, however it has the texture and taste of the ...
... over 120,000 pieces, including bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, jades, ancient coins, paintings, seals, sculptures, minority art and foreign art. The Shanghai Museum houses several items of national importance, including one of three extant specimens of a "transparent" bronze mirror from the Han Dynasty.
Back in the hostel, time to organize as we are heading tonight to Hangzhou! So that’s Shanghai in a nutshell, we will keep you posted on the next ...
... At first he was nervous but now he seems to be happy to be gaining experience and making money. While he was out I was really productive and pretty independent. I took Ashley out to get her a phone, and along the way I wanted to go to the bank and exchange some money for Scott. On the way, a security guard stopped us and began speaking to us quickly in Mandarin. I tried answering to what I thought his question was, pointing to my apartment and saying "jiao" which is 9. ...
... 40 rmb or more including a drink.
Lower quality restaurants and street food is cheaper though. Do to this I usually
only average about one meal a day. Sometimes I eat two meals but usually just
one meal. I haven’t eaten three meals in a day since well before I moved to
Shanghai. Now if I tighten my belt, just eat street food, and only have food as
an expense 50 rmb a day is just barely doable. When I lived in China before I
always gave myself ...
Upon returning to Shanghai, we visit the Bund, which means waterfront. The Bund is special to me because it's where all the old Chinese gangster movies take place. The most famous is Chow Yun Fat's "Shanghai Grand". The Bund of today is so much different than how it was in those movies, but no less grand. The skyline of the city reminds me of seeing the New York skyline from across the Hudson River.
We were not provided dinner tonight and were too tired to find ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking