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Chinese Train Hits 300 MPH, Proves It’s Not About The Journey

Chinese Train Hits 300 MPH, Proves It’s Not About The Journey December 28, 2010 | Beijing, China, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Travel News | Read More
The view on travel is that sometimes it’s about the journey, and sometimes it’s about the destination. In China, transportation officials are pushing the latter, with a new train that can hit more than 300 MPH without breaking a sweat. According to the Daily Telegraph, that’s the fastest...

Shanghai World Expo Premiere: What to Expect

Shanghai World Expo Premiere: What to Expect April 30, 2010 | Around the World, Shanghai | Read More
The Shanghai 2010 World Expo started today and is one of the most exciting World Expos to date, as well as the largest and the one with the most anticipated attendees! With a lot to prove, Shanghai has pulled out all the stops on their “Better City: Better Life” campaign to make Shanghai glisten...

China Lifts HIV/AIDS Entry Ban For Foreign Travelers

China Lifts HIV/AIDS Entry Ban For Foreign Travelers April 30, 2010 | Shanghai, Travel News | Read More
For 20 years the Chinese government banned foreigners with HIV and AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy from entering the country.  China is now lifting its entry ban according to state-run news agency Xinhua.  “Restricting foreigners with these diseases from entering the country...

Shanghai: A City of Romance and Proposal Paradise

Shanghai: A City of Romance and Proposal Paradise February 10, 2010 | Romantic, Shanghai | Read More
For the passionately romantic traveler hoping to take his or her lover on the date of a lifetime, there is no more romantic and exotic place than Shanghai. The city itself is divided in half by a slow moving river, with both banks reaching towards each other forever in requited romance. Often overlooked...

Urban Escapes: Shanghai – A City Split in Two

Urban Escapes: Shanghai – A City Split in Two May 26, 2009 | Culture/History, Shanghai | Read More
Whether you are seeking a fast-paced voyage of flashing lights and techno tunes or a leisurely, local-style escape, Shanghai is the city for you. The dichotomy between modernity and antiquity is the most obvious in Shanghai, where the government has launched a bid to clean up the city in preparation...

Photo Friday: Twilight Stroll

Photo Friday: Twilight Stroll March 13, 2009 | Photo Friday, Shanghai | Read More
In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? Bonus points for knowing the name of the street! UPDATE 3/16: The photo was taken in Shanghai, and depicts Nanjing Road. Lauren, NileGuide’s Shanghai local expert says strolling down Nanjing Road is a Shanghai must-see full of charm and “the...
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