Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao
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... side is the original part of the city full of older Chinese structures, amazing Art Deco buildings from the early 1900's as well as new development. I spent the day touring on a hop on hop off bus. I love those types of tours because you can get off at your chosen places of interest and stay for as short or long as you like. I covered Pudong and The Bund. I also walked the Nanjing Road pedestrian shopping street which is closed to cars. The Chinese ...
... brings with it something I have yet to experience--reverse culture shock. I've been warned about this from the beginning and grow more and more anxious about it's appearance. This is, in part, due to the fact that my return to America for my grandpa's funeral dealt me a small foreshadowing of the things to come. Here's the short list:
1. I speak English.
As I mentioned in my former blogs, I've become that annoying person who walks around constantly with ...
... of Shintori is the space: you enter the restaurant through a long narrow and nondescript tunnel from a busy street corner and emerge into a bamboo garden. A massive wooden plank door slides aside to allow you to enter the restaurant's lobby. From the lobby, the restaurant reveals itself as a cavernous, industrial space. The decor is appropriately minimalist, but soft lighting keeps the space from feeling cold or sterile. We were seated a a large table ...
... all by my lonesome.
In the evening, a couple of coworkers took me out for some of the best Americanized Mexican food you can find east of the Atlantic (or west of the Pacific...depending on how you look at it.) Well, no, it really wasn't that good, but it was great to find Mexican food at all :)
Before that, they took me for a birthday massage. That's right. I said a massage. And, yeah, ...
After dinner, we drop you at the Xin Tian Di for a leisure and romantic night.
Begin your tour in the heart of old Shanghai at the 16th century Yu Garden. Here you will experience all of the elements of a classical Chinese garden. You visit the 88th floor of the Ninmao Tower, the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center