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Irish Food and Pubs in Shanghai

Irish Food and Pubs in Shanghai January 6, 2012 | Events | Read More
Shanghai has quite a few cool Irish options for those looking for a wild, fun place to hang their leprechaun hat this St.Patrick’s Day. First, you’ll want to check out the staple in the Irish community, O’Malley’s, and then the Dublin Exchange, which is where British people go...

Hot Parties in the Pearl

Hot Parties in the Pearl May 13, 2011 | Events | Read More
There are so many hot parties in Shanghai every weekend that its nearly impossible to keep track of all the options. From M1NT to M on the Bund, Glamor Bar and all-you-can-drink venues like Mao, there is something for every party need. There are several places you can check for up-to-date party information....

Buying Electronics in China

Buying Electronics in China May 10, 2011 | Events | Read More
Buying electronics in China can be tough. First, there are only a handful of product-approved stores. For example, if you want to buy an Apple product in Shanghai you need to find the Apple approved venue listed on the legitimate Apple website store location page and then only buy from that store....

How to Survive a Flash Flood in Shanghai – PART 2

How to Survive a Flash Flood in Shanghai – PART 2 April 29, 2011 | Events | Read More
Yesterday, we blogged the first two safety tips for surviving a flash flood in Shanghai. Again, we want to stress that you are very likely not in severe danger if a flash flood hits the city. But just in case the worse comes to fruition, you should be prepared. Below are the following two safety tips...

How to Survive a Flash Flood in Shanghai – PART 1

How to Survive a Flash Flood in Shanghai – PART 1 April 28, 2011 | Events | Read More
Spring can be beautiful in Shanghai, but don’t forget this is a tropical area and the rains can be scary at times, if not plan-crushing. A few years ago flash floods were quite common in the Spring, though larger streets and more capable drainage systems (and more plants with more soil to absorb...

Has the City Changed Since the Expo?

Has the City Changed Since the Expo? March 24, 2011 | Events | Read More
Many people ask if and how the city has changed since it hosted the 2010 World Expo. The complex answer is that a lot has developed and adapted and progressed, while at the same time many underlying aspects have remained the same. Yes, the city has changed, but it is a structural shift, not a psychological...

How Will the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Impact Shanghai?

How Will the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Impact Shanghai? March 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
The recent earthquake and devastating tsunami in Japan have been a real blow to the Japanese people, their economy and their psyche. Our hearts, of course, go out to the victims, their families and those still missing. The quake happened off the coast of Japan, but the tremors could be detected for hundreds...

St. Patrick’s Day in Shanghai

St. Patrick’s Day in Shanghai March 16, 2011 | Events | Read More
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Shanghai is China’s party city, and you’ll find they use any occasion (change in wind pattern, holiday from abroad, flight of geese overhead) to drink until the wee hours of the morning. But this holiday is one that the Shanghai locals hold in high esteem, a...

How to Celebrate the Spring Festival 2011 in Shanghai

How to Celebrate the Spring Festival 2011 in Shanghai January 30, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Spring Festival, or Chinese New Year as we refer to it in the West, is nearly upon us. From February 3rd-17th the major cities in China will erupt in fireworks, and an unending party atmosphere. Normal business grinds to a halt as the city’s residents return to the countryside to see their...

Shanghai to Open a Disneyland

Shanghai to Open a Disneyland January 15, 2011 | Events | Read More
Disney has announced it will open a Disneyland in Shanghai, which is perfect because Shanghai is China’s busiest and largest city. It is the fashion and financial hub of China and the perfect place for Western culture and products to seep into the country. Shanghai is such a foreign-friendly city...
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