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Useful Apps and Websites in China

WeChat As China’s most popular messaging application, it is ubiquitous in everyday life. Chinese use Wechat to chat, post updates, make a payment, check the news, and so on. Using WeChat offers you the opportunity to experience Chinese daily life. … Read More

Uncover Shanghai’s Hidden Bars

For every alcohol lover/life enjoyer, there is always an exclusive selected bars list. Some of those bars may remain unknown to tourists, rarely mentioned by travel guidebooks, some located in hidden alleyways… There are hundreds of reasons why they are … Read More

Experience “Venice of the East”: Water Towns Around Shanghai

Surrounded by rivers, lakes, and canals, Shanghai, together with Suzhou and Hangzhou, comprise a geographical triangle of historical towns that mostly run on the water. This area is well known as the “Venice of the East,” filled with thousands of … Read More

Shopping in Shanghai: the City Offers All You Want!

Known as “the Paris of the east” and “China’s fashion capital,” Shanghai is a shopping paradise for everyone.  From luxury brands to unique boutiques, from fancy shopping malls to local wet markets, shopping is an indispensable part of your traveling … Read More

Suzhou City: A Perfect Add-on to Your Shanghai Trip

Why Suzhou? If you have more than four days planned for staying in Shanghai, seeing some natural beauty or historical sites away from the city may be a great add-on to your trip. Being the most well known cultural and … Read More

Shanghai Nightclubs & Rooftops

For many in modern China, Shanghai is a beacon promising work and wealth – it has a nickname as Mo Du, the ‘Magic City.’ It is a city full of energy, international vibe, fancy party, and entertainment. No matter how … Read More

The Top 7 Shanghai Dishes You Should Try

Food! Chinese cuisine is an important part of Chinese culture, which includes cuisine originating from the diverse regions of China. The preference for seasoning and cooking techniques depend on differences in historical background and ethnic groups.  Shanghai cuisine, usually known … Read More

Shanghai’s Airports & Train Stations: Everything You Need to Know

4 railway stations, 2 airports, over 16 metro lines, 1 Meglev fast train… Looking up Shanghai’s transportation information may seem overwhelming. Don’t worry as we have you covered! Here we have listed all the detailed information you need to know … Read More

Shanghai Public Transportation & Tickets

Shanghai, overwhelming as it seems like the biggest metropolis in China, has a well developed public transportation system that enables anyone to travel with ease. Previously we have collected thousands of visitors’ feedback about their first impression of the city, … Read More

Recommended Hotels & Hostels

If you are looking for recommendations for hotels and hostels in Shanghai, here is our recommendation list for travelers with different budgets. We collect the list based on local reputation and feedback from our thousands of visitors, so we hope … Read More