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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Shanghai Taxi Guide
Sep23

Shanghai Taxi Guide

Taxi’s in Shanghai are great.  They are plentiful and easy to get.  They are relatively quick, although you need to allow for a little extra time during morning and evening rush hours (not really any different from any other place in the world).  And paying for them is extremely easy to do if you have a Metro card (the stored value card you buy and keep reloading to ride the Shanghai Metro). Oh, and they are cheap.  By...

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