Posts Tagged ‘Shanghai’

My Shanghai Story: marketplace Shanghai

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by Jerome Lim, The Wondering Wanderer that originally appeared at The Long and Winding Road.

I would probably be the last person to admit this, but hitting the places to shop at was one of several things that I did thoroughly enjoy about my recent visit to Shanghai.

Shanghai's does offer a wealth of opportunities for retail therapy.

Shanghai’s does offer a wealth of opportunities for retail therapy …

Shanghai does have some wonderful places to s (Read more...)

My Shanghai Story: Shanghai’s many shades of green

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by Jerome Lim, The Wondering Wanderer that originally appeared at The Long and Winding Road.

One of the things that I did find great joy in my recent Shanghai Adventure was the discovery of some rather delightful green spaces, spaces that are perhaps not what one expects to find in the midst of the urban sprawl of one of the world’s most highly populated cities.

An oasis in the park - a delightful space within a green space in Xujiahui - Guangqi Park.

An oasis in the park & (Read more...)

My Shanghai Story: contrasting escapes from the tempests in teapots and more

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by Jerome Lim, The Wondering Wanderer that originally appeared at The Long and Winding Road.

One of the fabulous things about Shanghai is that there is a great abundance of places not just to chill-out in, but also find the escape that does appear to elusive amongst the crowds and frenzy of its rather busy streets. Ranging from the many modern cafes and bars that are in keeping with the sop (Read more...)

My Shanghai Story: the arrival of Spring

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by Jerome Lim, The Wondering Wanderer that originally appeared at The Long and Winding Road.

The arrival of Spring, Spring Airlines that is, did spring me a pleasant surprise. That came in the form of an to, quite literally as it did turn out, soak Shanghai up over a weekend, the weekend that coincided with the launch of the Shanghai based Low Cost Carrier’s Shanghai to Singapore route.

Burberry: London To Shanghai; Snaps & Video

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by Bagaholicboy that originally appeared at BAGAHOLICBOY.

If a picture paints a thousand words, here is more official imagery from Burberry depicting the momentous one-night-only event in Shanghai on Thursday. And for a quick recap, check out this post. But for the rest of you who have already done so, here’s more for your visual enjoyment. And now f (Read more...)

Enjoy Shanghai

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

This post is a reprint of a post by eunice that originally appeared at Travelerfolio - Travel Blog Singapore.

. For many business and leisure travellers, Hilton is a hotel of choice. The brand is synonymous with modern luxury and impeccable service. Last October, I experienced a wonderful stay at Hilton Sydney hotel. As a frequent traveller, it gives a peace of mind to check in at a familiar property for ex (Read more...)

Celebrate the Year of the Snake with Crystal Jade Symbolic Pen Cai Treasure Pot & New Nian Gau Flavours!

Monday, January 21st, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by method86 that originally appeared at Darren Bloggie 達人的部落格.

Food Review

Chinese New Year is coming soon and have you decided on where to have your reunion dinner? Not sure about you, usually for me, we will go out for a simple reunion dinner nearby as we wanted to avoid the crowd and the long waiting time at the restaurant. Sometimes if we have enough time t (Read more...)

Ye Shanghai, A Pearl in the East – Part 7 : Back to Shanghai

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by Deenise Glitz that originally appeared at Deenise Glitz.


Several pearls found in a oyster!

After touring Nanjing, we went on a 2 hour journey bus ride to Wuxi where we visited this place which sells pearls and pearl-based cosmetics products.

The weather was getting colder over there and we went to several attractions later but it was too cold and misty. At (Read more...)

Ye Shanghai, A Pearl in the East – Part 5 : Hangzhou – Grandma’s House 外婆家

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by Deenise Glitz that originally appeared at Deenise Glitz.

Yup, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and his wife have been on this cruise before!

A cruise tour around West Lake in Hangzhou. We'll still touring Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province.

Everything was beautiful and I wish I had time to roam around this place to take more photos but it was way too cold and my fingers were al (Read more...)

Ye Shanghai, A Pearl in the East – Part 4: Suzhou – Sleeping on Silkworm Poo

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by Deenise Glitz that originally appeared at Deenise Glitz.

Silk may have a pleasant texture to it but the smell of it isn't as pleasant as it looks. I'm not surprise. It's afterall from a bug.

Suzhou Silk Factory

At our next stop, we were bought to the silk factory where we had this opportunity to watch how silk blankets were being made by the hardworking mid (Read more...)