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Shanghai Luxury Car Service

Looking for Western drivers with a Shanghai airport car service? We know all too well that arriving at an airport in Shanghai is not as user-friendly as in some countries. Local drivers will try to cheat, lie, arrive late (or not at all). Local ‘service’ standards mean smelly cars, gruff drivers, and worse, dangerous driving […]

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Best Shanghai Copywriting

Call it marketing, content, copywriting, SEO, animation & graphics, filming & voice-over, awareness & karma – we provide a quality service of experience and expertise, at reasonable costs and at satisfying speed. Send a contact for a chat and a quote: click here to message the most pleasurable Shanghai copywriting service.  

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Stand-out Memories of Shanghai: Pizza Restaurant Cutie

I’ve lived in Shanghai for a long time. It doesn’t matter exactly how long. But long. In that time, there have been some memories that stand out among the rest. Here’s one: Pizza Restaurant Cutie I was in an Italian restaurant, years ago. It was the kind of place that summed up 2005 Shanghai dining […]

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Sunday Smile Bakery, Xujiahui

At 580 Tianyaoqiao Rd., 10/15 minutes walk from Xujiahui centre, is ‘Sunday Smile’, the slightly cringe-worthily named yet good value and reliable bakery. They have simple wifi access, friendly servers, and plenty of seats. It’s a good place for a casual and quiet-ish meeting or sit. They do the usual average breads, but their stand-out […]

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Hotel Showcase: Andaz Shanghai

In our Hotel Showcases, we review Shanghai’s hotels in an honest and fair light. Too often, the writer of hotel articles will be told the claimed hotel concept, the stats and bumf by a hotel staff member, and parrot the official details which may be irrelevant to the normal hotel guest. You know, such as […]

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elEFANTE’s Happy Business Lunch for 98 RMB (!)

They say: Dear happy friends, elEFANTE presents the Happy Business Lunch from Tuesday to Friday, 11:30am to 3pm. You can choose from our lunch menu; one appetizer and one main course, plus a drink (soft drink, draft beer or juice) for only 98 RMB! Come enjoy this amazing promotion only at elEFANTE in our Villa in the Former […]

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Top news for cook-at-home expats: City Super on Huaihai Rd.

You may know that the shopping mall re-opened at Times Square on Huaihai Road. This is because they had a ‘Lane Crawford re-opening party’, so many – many – people thought that this would just be the kind of irregular, non-representative ‘party’ occasion that they would choose to photograph themselves at and them upload to […]

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Best Hot Chocolate drink in Shanghai for 10 RMB a cup

The French: useless at War — excellent at chocolate. Finding a quality hot chocolate in Shanghai is not difficult: you go to HoF on either Sinan road (if you can get a seat) or in Lujiazui (if it is open). However, you do have to pay something in the arena of 40 RMB. Starbucks hot […]

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Copywriting in Shanghai … lovely words at reasonable costs

Copywriting in Shanghai provided by Creative Words and Magic: thrill to the words that will define your business. Need: – Website words – Brochures and the like – Press releases and other PR in both English and Chinese? Copy that will excite your exact target, speedily completed at reasonable costs. Contact them now.  

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1515 West, Puxi Shangri-La Shanghai: best bests

People are understandably interested in the ‘best’ of anything; they want the most (of anything) for their spend. I don’t fully partake in this, because the quixotic, the recondite and the odd are often the most stimulating. Nonetheless, best is still good. And within the Jingan Shangri-La’s 1515 West Chophouse, best is to be found. […]

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