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See The Real China! Natural Weekend Getaway

Dragon Valley in Zhejiang is a perfect place to escape the gritty city of Shanghai. Refill your breaths with fresh air. Play around in the little rivers. See nature and the wild. Hike, bike, relax and snooze. Open air BBQs and drinking. Family-friendly times, shuttle bus return from Shanghai, English-speaking guide and host. For all […]

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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.  

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How to find love in Shanghai

1. Get hooked up before party season starts Everyone has to have a party for the next four months. Early Christmas parties, pre-traveling Christmas house-parties, New Year’s bashes, Chinese New Year, and then, oh dear Lord, Valentine’s. It is undesirable to be the third wheel, the gooseberry, the ugly loner, at any of these events. […]

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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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Your next holiday in China

I’ll save you the usual Shanghai media waffle-introduction of “holidays are coming up so let’s take a look at blah blah blah blah”, and get right into it: Dali, Yunnan A 5 hour flight from Shanghai could take you to Thailand, Japan, or the Philippines, but Yunnan is worth seeing while you are already in […]

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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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Fighting the dust … and winning

Living in Shanghai with children: 5 words, with a feeling of incompatibility. However, choice and circumstance, idiosyncrasy and vicissitude all play their part into forming a cohesive life. Thus, some expats find themselves living in Shanghai with children. Of course, there are benefits. Experience of here and now, bilingualism, future benefits of connections & opportunities […]

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Shanghai over? Where next? Moving to Australia

Life in Shanghai is an experience that will offer something to anyone. This Shanghai expat style website is probably the only one which has no problem in showing the city for what it really is. What does that mean? It means that I don’t mind blowing away the myth that life in Shanghai is an […]

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Park Hyatt Resort Ningbo: A 5 star room and some oxygen

All of this hot weather is nice, and may even come close to putting you in the holiday mood. However, the endless drone of traffic and horn-monkeys beeping just for the pure bloody love it, horrible city stenches and the horror of humans sprawling everywhere means that a real holiday feel is out of reach […]

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Expat Traveller Meme

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