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Official Shanghai F1 Tickets: Best Seats / Best Views

The Chinese Grand Prix 2016 is coming on April the 17th, so get prepared by getting your tickets now. Read here about the best F1 seats for the best views at the Shanghai F1.   Advertisements

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How to Attract People at Parties in Shanghai

Don’t play it cool Making subtle eye-contact for three hours and then feeling sad when someone else starts talking to that person you like, doesn’t make sense. Start the conversation! “Hello” usually works just fine Don’t do the list “How long have you been in Shanghai?” “What do you do?” “Where are you from?” Booooring. […]

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How to WIN in your life in China

Some people do well here, some less well. How often do you see people arguing in WeChat groups, trying to be the ‘China expert’, trying to show off how ‘successfu;’ they are? Don’t be angry in your life. Take some steps to win in your own life. Careless talk costs lives A key part of […]

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Stand-out Memories of Shanghai: Inter-racial Horror

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: Inter-racial Horror It was truly horrific in its social discomfort. I’d been in Shanghai for around a year. As with many of these […]

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Stand-out memories of Shanghai: Racial discomfort

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: Racial Discomfort I was in a restaurant with two friends. They were Eurasian – mixed, with a difficult-to-define look. I’m white. I think […]

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Shanghai Airport Pick Up

When you arrive to Shanghai, it’s great to use an English-speaking Shanghai airport collection. The alternative options are: Over-priced hotel collections with a non-English speaking driver The dread taxi, a filthy, stinky crash-box Drivers that will arrive late, drive dangerously or the wrong way To be collected in style, on time and driven safely to […]

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Pleasure your budget and your senses by using a freelancer

Finding a Shanghai copywriter is the best way to improve your project. It is interesting how many design, branding or marketing companies will chunter on about how they are kooky vanguards of smirking hipsters, so quirky that they surprise themselves, so 2.0 that they are actually 3.0, and that if you want to work with […]

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Change your mind and body with Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts is a combat sport. So if you are OK with a gentle stroll on a treadmill while reading a book, then it may not be for you. But if you have looked at the mundane and repetitive nature of your physical life and want to make a change, then intensive gym training […]

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Dive bars in Shanghai

You will know several people who make a thing of dive bars in Shanghai. I forget which nationality they usually are …  

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Be Featured on Shanghai’s expat blog: Developing City

Developing City is probably the most read Shanghai expat website. Some others have higher hit rates, because they serve as directory and review sites with fewer opinion pieces – not that there is anything wrong with that. They have become very successful and good at what they do, and are very well-known. Anyway: if you […]

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