Swissotel Grand Shanghai
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Before I visited Shanghai, I imagined China to be a vast mass of land covered with forest, valleys and hills; with traditional Chinese buildings scattered all over.But when I landed in Shanghai, I realized that the city might as well be a separate entity from the rest of China.Even though other regions like Beijing are developed,Shanghai seems to …
few days in Shanghai with sightseeing
... you are in a hurry or your flights are not running on time....maybe we are just spoilt in Melbourne as it seems to be an effortless transition.....
We arrived and got through customs okay, no time for any duty free shopping (Sydney does have a massive duty free shopping area) and straight to our gate. The gate looked funny....there was no plane to board, but it was to some stairs that took us out on to the tarmac where another bus was ...
... it is infuriating! They all stampede past you and if you try to stand your ground they will shove you out of their way. The London girl in me wanted to turn around and punch them in the face for being so rude but I bit my tongue and calmly made my way to the boat. The skyline was stunning though. Whilst we were on the boat I was like another tourist attraction (probably not the best day to wear a tight and fitted dress) - being ...
... which was 15 minute walking distance away. I'm not sure if it's imaginable, but basically I bolt that distance hauling 2 pieces of luggage meant to last 1 year abroad and a backpack, all while wearing my wool knitted hoodie. After a bunch more non-sensical signs and two separate elevators I arrived at the ticket counter area. Problem was the area was listed off from A - Z and naturally I guessed wrong and went the complete opposite direction of the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSwissotel Grand Shanghai
The services were great.The room was spacious and had all the amenities I required.The staff were friendly and the food was good.I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Shanghai.However, a few of the staff do not know fluent English so it would help to learn some basic Chinese
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