The best markets in Shanghai

The best markets in Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the cosmopolitan cities in China, always on the move, always evolving, and always able to offer some interesting experiences for those who visit it. Shopping might not be something that all travelers (especially budget conscious ones) like to do, but in Shanghai's bustling markets shopping is like nothing you've experienced before. You can approach the best markets in Shanghai as mere places where you can buy things, or see them as a cultural experience and the beating hea... [ read more ]

5 must-try travel experiences in Shanghai

5 must-try travel experiences in Shanghai

Colorful, mysterious, bustling and ever-surprising Shanghai is like the essence of China concentrated in one big, sprawling, neon-tinged metropolis. Shanghai is one of the most intensely multicultural cities in China, where people, cultures and religions from all over this vast country converge to one place. Looming temples with brightly painted decorations, old palaces that harken back to the days of Imperial China, crowded streets and glitzy shopping centers make Shanghai into one of the m... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Shanghai

The best tourist attractions in Shanghai

Shanghai is the epicenter of change in China, a land that never stops transforming, but even on an international scale this city is one of the most dynamic places on the planet. Today it is the home of business tycoons who build futuristic towers, of venues where one can party all night with the young and the reckless residents of the city, and shopping centers the size of cities. But there is a historical side to Shanghai too, and although the city is resolute on looking forward, it doesn't... [ read more ]

The most stunning modern buildings in Shanghai

The most stunning modern buildings in Shanghai

The China of the past, with its temples, small villages and shapely mountains is not quite the entire story, although this is the China that many travelers come to see. This country has a fascinating history and culture, that's obvious, but there is another side to China too - the modern, high-tech, glaringly innovative one. Shanghai has many historical haunts, but it is also a great destination for fans of modern architecture. The skyline of Pudong, the side of Shanghai east of Huangpu Rive... [ read more ]