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TripAdvisor Reviews July Plaza International Hotel Shanghai
Travel Blogs from Shanghai
... of an enormous and diverse country. But our time here has been epic. Visiting big cities and a couple of villages has been enough to give an insight into Chinese life and certainly given us a desire to come back to explore more. China is changing at a fast pace though and we may well find a different kind of China next time...but as long as there's free alcohol, there's a good enough reason to come back... Link to acupuncture torture on YouTube: ...
... Twinings Tea. They were a lovely couple and hopefully we will keep in
touch. They were telling us about the Scottish ex-pat club in Shanghai,
who run a really good Burn's night celebration.
We then went
onto Mr and Mrs, where the manager recognised us, and had a lovely meal
as usual. I had Caesar salad and crispy duck and mashed ...
1) Ordering food and having no idea what it is.
2) Then it arrives and you still have no idea what it is.
3) Then you eat it and you're still not sure.
4) Crossing the roads is usually an adventure. Cars use the horn as a legitimate replacement for the brakes.
5) Electric bikes are the ultimate death machine. They're like Velociraptors: they're silent, they hunt in packs, they'll kill you if you catch you and ...
I made to Shanghai! This is completely different than what I expected. It is so dark, foggy, and polluted here. I thought the streets would be flooded with people. Anyway, orientation starts today. I have to take the Chinese placement test. I hope I do well. Besides that, I'm excited to explore the city and get some more of those pork and broccoli dumplings. Mmmm. That's all for now.
I met Michelle from UPENN today. She ...
... of a diningroom/living room/entrance way, an enclosed outdoor
kitchen, and one bedroom. The little old lady even roasted some sweet potatoes
outside in the oven for us as a snack (we were all stuffed from the spread at
lunch but her kindness and the amazingness of Chinese sweet potatoes made a
little extra room in everyone’s belly) I was again reminded how people are the
same all over the world; in her grandmotherly manner she kept trying ...