Category Archives: Shanghai

Finally sharing pictures of this old watertown we visited LAST chinese new year!  Its a comfortable 2 hour bus drive from Shanghai, the bus goes direct and back. T said he visited this town, Xi Tang back when he was living in Shanghai in 2009.  And the town was back then…empty.  You didn’t even have to […]

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LAST Chinese New Year (yes last, so slow to share!), we joined a few good friends to visit Nanjing and YangZhou.  We bought tickets to visit the palace in Nanjing, but it was SO crowded, we ended up leaving without seeing anything!  Luckily, we still caught the night market in the evening that was bustling […]

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Yu Yuan Garden is one of the top tourist attraction in Shanghai.  Most of the place is rebuilt.  And unfortunately, it is now crowded with tourist shops everywhere.  But it is still very pretty despite.  If you are in Shanghai, its a perfect attraction to visit before going to the Shanghai Bund.  These are a few of […]

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One of the awesome things of living in Shanghai is having fresh affordable seafood.  I just love love LOVE seafood. An Evening in Shanghai with Friends and amazing seafood. Earlier this year, our dear friends organised a dinner for eating fresh seafood.  Servaas is Belgian, his wife Vera is Russian – but both speak fluent […]

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