French Fry Nibbler
Aug01

French Fry Nibbler

For some reason in China, people like to nibble on their french fries.  This isn’t always the case, but I’d say a fair majority of people eat their fries this way.    

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Banana Man
Dec23

Banana Man

Yes, Shanghai IS a weird and wonderful place. I was on my way to the Science and Technology Museum in Pudong when I caught this guy walking down the street. No, it wasn’t Halloween. Just some guy in a…. Well, you’ll want to see the video on this one.

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Shanghai Sex
Nov30

Shanghai Sex

Anywhere you go in the world you can find sex for sale. That’s not really news. But sex on display so openly, and in China no less. That is what was so shocking to see. Shop window after shop window….

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Buying Fresh Produce/Meat/Seafood in Shanghai
Nov04

Buying Fresh Produce/Meat/Seafood in Shanghai

In a previous article I wrote about food shopping at various grocery stores in Shanghai.  Today we’ll look specifically at buying produce.  As with other groceries, there are good and bad options for fresh fruits and vegetables.  Let’s take a look: Wet Markets: Fresh Produce/Meat Markets Not to be confused with the Modern looking Fruit and Vegetable Shops (see the last item on this page), these wet markets are more like...

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Grocery Shopping in Shanghai
Sep27

Grocery Shopping in Shanghai

Where to find the widest selection of food products, including those imported foods you’ve been longing for! Includes a map with addresses/phone numbers.

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Shanghai Metro Guide
Sep26

Shanghai Metro Guide

I ride the Shanghai Metro just about every day.  It’s a modern and massive system that rivals New York, London, Paris….  And at just CNY3-4 per ride, why on earth would you not want to take the Metro?  It cuts through traffic on the streets above with an average of 3 minutes between each stop. And the Metro is a great way to see all sorts of interesting people.  Just take a look at the very first post on this site, about...

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