Shanghai Travel Reviews

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Nov 19, 2005 05:11

Shanghai was a fantastic adventure. I was driven to the airport in a car, and after wandering the shops at the airport, looking at delicacies such as plastic packaged whole fish and 3 roots of fresh ginseng for 50 yuan, I got to Shanghai with Air China who only gave me a thin packet of biscuits ... Details

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Nov 16, 2005 04:11

My wife and I took a trip to Putuoshan from Shanghai this week Nov. 2005. Somewhat difficult. We wanted to travel from Ningbo via Hangzhou to the island... our travel book said we should leave from Ningbo. From Ningbo train station we had a taxi find us the ferry terminal and from there we bought tickets ... Details

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Sep 25, 2005 23:09

Recently I just came back from Shanghai. I've been staying in Salvo Hotel in the city. I would like to express my good time during my visit. I think there've been a lot of changes when I compare to my first visit in 1998. The service is excelent and I didn't really feel abroad. I fall in love with China ... Details

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Sep 25, 2005 05:09

The prospect of Shanghai was an extraordinary opportunity to escape chaotic school life and to venture to one of the most spectacular cities of the Far East, if not the world. An ultra-modern city with ancient history and traditions, magnificent gardens and beautiful parks, and certainly some of the ... Details

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Sep 15, 2005 10:09

Last year, during my Shanghai trip, my friend Lillian (a down-home Shanghainese girl) joked to me about seeing a fortune teller. A week later, we were on our way to an appointment. An hour of taxi ride took us to the outer skirts of Shanghai, where all the amazing skyscrapers were out of sight. We ... Details

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Sep 15, 2005 09:09

Although the city is rapidly developing into one of the most marvelous modern metropolitans, Shanghai would not be unique without blending the new with the old. It is a place where glass-coated skyscrapers serve as a back drop for an ancient Buddhist temple, where tea houses neighbor with the newest ... Details

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Sep 11, 2005 17:09

Shanghai is an amazing city. From beautiful skyscrapers to friendly people, this city is worth visiting. Taxis are plentiful - make sure that you have your seat belts fastned because each driver has his own traffic rules. You can ride almost anywhere in Shanghai for less than US$3.00. If you are adventurous, ... Details

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Apr 19, 2005 02:04

Having left London at 4pmGMT and then had a 9-hour flight I arrived at Shanghai International feeling a little jaded, looking forward to a good sleep. It was now 10.30 on a hot, sunny humid August morning. On clearing customs we were told to put our luggage on a van which would take it to our hotel. ... Details

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Apr 13, 2005 09:04

China's culinary diversity is reflected in its many regional cuisines. On a recent visit to Shanghai I was able to sample the specialties of a city booming with economic development yet still steeped in delectable gastronomic history and tradition.

The old Chinese quarter of the city (Nanshi) ... Details

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Mar 18, 2005 19:03

With the heat and humidity, walking through Shanghai may not be everyone’s first thought on the best way to see the sights of this spectacular city but with such a diverse mix of attractions on offer, pedestrians can catch a consummate and unique glimpse of life in this metropolis that might ... Details

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