Travel Blogs from Taicang
Since I've been here, I have been invited to a lot of different "real Chinese" meals with the other teachers, either at their house or at a restaurant. The food I have eaten has been (mainly) delicious, and so I thought it would be good to write down some of the more memorable meal dishes I have eaten! #1 Dinner at Mr Tang's with him and his wife, which then is followed by watching TV (usually "China's Got Talent"or a Chinese version of "You've a Been Framed") and drinking ...
... wrong train station!!! We were supposed to be at Shanghai Railway Station instead!!! Panic set in!!! Upon enquiry, we learnt that that railway station was in fact an hour away (we had only an hour to go) and that we could not catch a train there in time for our departure. Plan B set in quickly ... we enlisted the help of 2 drivers to drive us to Shanghai Railway Station. They were superb and got us there in a ...
... the good expat areas are with decent bars and clubs. He told us that they were going to a club called Arkham later, so we said we would meet up with him there. We then got in a taxi to Yong Kang Lu ("Lu" means "Road" in Chinese) which had a huge strip of bars. It actually looked a bit like somewhere from a party holiday mixed with English pubs! Spotted an Irish bar which looked fun, but will have to check that out next time... We went into a small bar called *Cafe ...
... Could find loads of outdoor shops but none with camping gear... Like a Chinese Bever zwerfsport....will give it another shot in Beijing! Took the metro to the Pudong area and went up the world financial center apparently the World's biggest observatory was nice to be up and close to the Shanghai Tower that will be finished in 2014...I booked a hotel close to Shangai airport for my early flight to Xi'an...
... beds were rock hard.. Lets just say, we weren't particularly happy! Haha… we have changed rooms now so I have internet again!! =)
Shanghai has a cool vibe to the city. I wouldn’t want to live here.. but it is very lively and the architecture is pretty impressive. There is a real contrast between the old and new buildings. The food is amaaaazing and we have finally been to the markets!! I got ...
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