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Taikanglu

So, if shopping and trendy, cute areas are your thing, I’d definitely recommend going to Shanghai’s Taikang Road.  Apparently, it used to be something of a secret among the locals, but then apparently the secret got out and it became … Continue reading

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Nanjing Road and The Bund [Image Heavy]

Okay, so if there’s one place in Shanghai that you absolutely must go to, it would be the Bund.  No doubt about it, it’s the iconic Pudong Skyline that Shanghai is known for.  If you’re taking the Shanghai Metro, you’re … Continue reading

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Lu Xun Park and Museum

Right near our school was a large and beautiful park–Lu Xun Park.  It had a large pond or small lake where people could take out small paddle boats and explore the area.  Surrounding the lake were multiple tree-lined pathways, some … Continue reading

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The Shanghai Museum

As my reasons for being in Shanghai were educational, of course we eventually went to The Shanghai City Museum.  It was… a museum.  I mean, of course there were many beautiful relics and whatnot, but a lot of China’s greatest … Continue reading

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Shanghai Brewery

It looks like I may be simply posting about restaurants now.  I’ll try to post about something more culturally relevant next time. The other night, we went to the Shanghai Brewery, which is in the French Concession, if I remember … Continue reading

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Qinghai Restaurant Down the Block

When most people think of China, they think of the typical Mandarin, Han culture, or maybe Cantonese.  The minorities of China and the many diverse cultures are generally ignored.  But after about two weeks of going to restaurants that have … Continue reading

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Yuyuan or Yu Garden [Image Heavy]

While I’m still writing about the area near the City Temple, I’ll also write about the Yu Garden, which is in the same area, though we went there on a different day.  The Yu Garden is very beautiful and unexpectedly … Continue reading

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