Articles Tagged ‘nanjing Road’

How to Deal With Street Hawkers in Shanghai

How to Deal With Street Hawkers in Shanghai May 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Shanghai street hawkers (those who sell merchandise on a freelance basis on the streets of Shanghai) can be quite troublesome — especially on Nanjing Road, around the Yu Gardens area, and sometimes along the Bund. There are other places where hawkers tend to gather but these are the most common...

Shanghai Winter

Shanghai Winter January 2, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Visiting Shanghai in winter isn’t the drag you might imagine. Its actually a beautiful and charming time to visit the Pearl of the Orient. The streets aren’t swarmed with people, tourists and locals milling about visiting the highlights, shopping and dining at Shanghais’ finest restaurants....

Shanghai’s Neighborhoods, a Brief Guide

Shanghai’s Neighborhoods, a Brief Guide December 9, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Shanghai was not a planned city. This is immediately apparent as soon as you arrive. Getting to know the city isn’t an easy task as there is no large area, as in Beijing, where most things of interest to expats and tourists would be. No, everything in Shanghai is scattered. True there are a few ways...

Spending $5 on a Memorably Bargain

Spending $5 on a Memorably Bargain October 3, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
How Cheap is Cheap? $5 in Shanghai can get you a lot, if you know where to look. But for a regular tourist finding a meal for under $10 can be a bit of a challenge, especially if your hotel is in an expensive area and you are unsure how to use the metro or where to direct a cab driver. The Best $5 You’ll...

A Visiting Businessman’s Guide to Shanghai

A Visiting Businessman’s Guide to Shanghai June 25, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
If you only have a few days in Shanghai, you’ll want to soak in as much as possible in the afternoons after your meetings or factory tours. To really enjoy Shanghai’s fast flavor and offerings, you’d naturally want to spend over a weak exploring the city and its surrounding areas, but since we...

Shanghai on the Cheap

Shanghai on the Cheap April 2, 2010 | Hotels, Travel Tips | Read More
Last week we did a post on ‘Shanghai for Elites,‘ this week we’re helping out our fellow blue collar travelers with some tips on how to experience Shanghai to the fullest extent on an scarcely visible budget. For the best places to eat on a budget, you’d be surprised and pleased...

The Most Populous Country: The Most Populous Street

The Most Populous Country: The Most Populous Street March 27, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Nanjing Road is Shanghai’s busiest street. It stretches from the Bund on the east, all the way to Renmin Park (People’s park) in the center of the Western half of the city and beyond, to Jing’ an Temple to the west. Nanjing Road is arguably Shanghai’s most important place to see and be seen....