11 Days Tour to Mt. Everest: Beijing – Lhasa – Gyanste – Shigatse- Shelkar -Mount Everest Base Camp –Lhasa- Shanghai

Want a panorama of China? In this tour to Mt. Everest you will find out China has more than one amazing aspect. A Traditional China You can learn about the history of China through the visit of Forbidden City, Summer Palace and Great Wall. In Yuyuan Garden you can appreciate the garden art and have […]

 

Yu Yuan Garden

On August 23, 2012, in Parks & Gardens, Places of Interest, Shanghai, by Jack Li

During your Trip to Shanghai you will find that the city has a lot to offer, big buildings, museums, a lot of places to go shopping and a very distinctive gastronomy, but if you want to relax the best thing you can do is go to the Yu Yuan Garden, that is a stop you […]

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10 things to see in Shanghai.

On August 21, 2012, in Cool Places, Places of Interest, Shanghai, by Jack Li

Shanghai is one of the most visited cities of China and it has a lot of things to see, so if Shanghai is a stop in your China tour here there are 10 things you can’t miss in your Shanghai trip. 1)      People’s square; situated in the center of the city it is nearly 150,000 […]

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Art in the Park

On May 23, 2012, in Parks & Gardens, Places of Interest, Shanghai, by Jack Li

If you travel to Shanghai and you want to see a little more than just skyscrapers and the modern and fancy aspect of the city, you should check out some of Shanghai’s parks. The Jing’an Sculpture Park, stretching over an area of 30,000 square meters, is a great place where you can see that the […]

Beware of the Wild Insects

On May 22, 2012, in Museums, Places of Interest, Shanghai, Tips & Ideas, by Jack Li

If you travel to Shanghai with kids you certainly don’t want to miss the most popular places the city has to offer like the Bund or Yu Gardens. But on the other hand kids might get bored of too much sightseeing after a while. For a little break in between the Wild Insect Kingdom is […]

Exploring The Expo

On May 8, 2012, in Festivals, Modern Architecture, Places of Interest, by Jack Li

Akin to the National Stadium in Beijing, the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (The Expo) instills a strong sense of accomplishment and legacy even after the conclusion of a major event in the country’s history. The Expo’s location means that it is reachble by the Shanghai metro with Madang Road Station and moreover for Shanghai […]

Tianzi Fang vs. 798

On May 4, 2012, in China Travel Gossip, Places of Interest, Shanghai, by Jack Li

After having a gander of both the 798 Art Zone, Beijing and Tianzi Fang, Shanghai; it is tempting to draw some significant comparisons. For a more rounded understanding on where I am coming from with this article, I also recommend you to read my previous blog entitled ‘The Inspirational 798’. Compared the potential taxi journey […]

Jade Buddha Temple

On September 1, 2011, in Historical Relics, Places of Interest, Shanghai, Temples, by Jack Li

The Jade Buddha situates in a quiet corner in Putuo District downtown Shanghai. The Jade Buddha Temple was founded in 1882 to house two white jade Buddha statues brought from Burma. Destroyed and then abandoned in the 1911, the temple buildings were. reconstructed on the same site in 1918-28. It is a Song style complex […]

The Shanghai Bund Travel Tips

On August 26, 2011, in Modern Architecture, Places of Interest, Shanghai, Travel Info, by Jack Li

The Shanghai Bund is on the bank of the Huangpu River in downtown Shanghai. It is a famous attraction which is regarded as a place tourists must visit. The Bund is also called Zhongshandongyi Road. It is about 1.5 kilometres long. To the east of the Bund is the Huangpu River, and to the west […]

Garden Bridge of Shanghai

On August 26, 2011, in Activities, Places of Interest, Shanghai, by Jack Li

The Garden Bridge of Shanghai is one of the landmark architectures of the old Shanghai. It is downstream on the estuary of Suzhou River where it is near the west side of the Huangpu Park and connecting the Zhongshandongyi Road and Dongdaming Road. The Garden Bridge is the first all-steel structure bridge in China. It […]

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