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Sidewok! Xi'an Citizens Cook Eggs, Shrimp On Pavement Amidst Searing Heat

Sidewok! Xi'an Citizens Cook Eggs, Shrimp On Pavement Amidst Searing Heat

Xi'an citizens took advantage of the region's sweltering temperatures yesterday by using the sidewalk as a giant teppan
July 28, 2015, 5:17 p.m. by Ben Cost
Have you ever wondered about the Chinese attitude toward tanning?

Have you ever wondered about the Chinese attitude toward tanning?

Summertime is upon us at last! It’s time to break out the t-shirts and short-shorts and work on that tan ... or is it? Y
July 27, 2015, 1:49 p.m. by Jake Durham
Around the Table: Forum for Expat Providers (FESP)

Around the Table: Forum for Expat Providers (FESP)

The international community in Shanghai is growing rapidly, and with this growth comes a slew of new challenges that aff
July 27, 2015, 12:22 p.m. by Jessica Levine
Shanghai Flaneur Public Walks

Shanghai Flaneur Public Walks

Shanghai Flaneur offers an innovative approach of learning in the city, about the city, around city issues. They use wal
July 24, 2015, 11:06 a.m. by Shanghai Family
[WATCH] Metro: Where No Foreigner Has Gone Before

[WATCH] Metro: Where No Foreigner Has Gone Before

Want to see the best and worst of Shanghai? Then hop on the metro and choose a random station. That’s what City Weekend
July 24, 2015, 9:39 a.m. by
Forum Thread of the Week: Road Bicycling in Shanghai

Forum Thread of the Week: Road Bicycling in Shanghai

Wondering about biking in Shanghai? Here's everything you need to know. Kief asked:"Hi I thought I'd star
July 24, 2015, 8:45 a.m. by Ben Cost
Recipe of the Month: Cottage Cheese

Recipe of the Month: Cottage Cheese

We know, we know. The summer is in full swing and you’re feeling hot, bothered and downright wretched. It’s at time
July 23, 2015, 8:51 p.m. by Nathan Rippin
Introducing The New Peking Opera-themed Facekini!

Introducing The New Peking Opera-themed Facekini!

Check out the new Peking Opera-themed line of 'facekinis,' the bizarre balaclava-like face masks used by Shandong beach-
July 23, 2015, 4:04 p.m. by Ben Cost
Expat Stuntmen Share Their Experiences Working In China's Film Industry

Expat Stuntmen Share Their Experiences Working In China's Film Industry

You might’ve seen them smashing through walls in Deerway commercials, getting shishkebabed by spears in sword and sandal
July 22, 2015, 8:19 p.m. by Ben Cost
Four Things To Keep In Mind After You've Decided To End Your Shanghai Contract

Four Things To Keep In Mind After You've Decided To End Your Shanghai Contract

The decision to end or renew a contract is difficult because of the many factors that hinge on the decision at hand and
July 22, 2015, 10:11 a.m. by Kimberly Link
Coming Soon To Shanghai: Beef Noodle Vending Machines!

Coming Soon To Shanghai: Beef Noodle Vending Machines!

Craving beef noodles but don't want to wait forever at a restaurant or deal with surly staff members? You won't have to
July 21, 2015, 6:37 p.m. by Ben Cost
Three Alternative Workouts That'll Make Exercising Fun Again

Three Alternative Workouts That'll Make Exercising Fun Again

Shanghai offers many opportunities for a fit lifestyle. While it’s easy to stick with a routine and go to the gym, why n
July 20, 2015, 11:07 a.m. by Michelle Nocera
Want fresh salads delivered to your door?

Want fresh salads delivered to your door?

Kate & Kimi have just announced the launch of 'Blue Sky Restaurant'. The online service is a collaboration between K
July 17, 2015, 4:12 p.m. by Shanghai Family
Explore Beautiful Yunnan Province

Explore Beautiful Yunnan Province

Thinking of travelling within China? Maxime Tondeur from Insiders Experiences shares his personal insights into Yun
July 17, 2015, 10:31 a.m. by Shanghai Family
Forum Thread of The Week: Why Don't Expats Drive Cars

Forum Thread of The Week: Why Don't Expats Drive Cars

Ever wonder why Shexpats don't drive cars? Here's what they had to say.Moonlighting:"The city is not well suited fo
July 17, 2015, 6:28 a.m. by Ben Cost
Eco & More's Summer Camp Saturdays

Eco & More's Summer Camp Saturdays

Get down to Eco & More's Yongjia Lu store for Summer Camp fun every Saturday in August. See below for more details o
July 16, 2015, 4:55 p.m. by Shanghai Family
PHOTOS: Typhoon Chan-Hom Batters Zhejiang Coastline

PHOTOS: Typhoon Chan-Hom Batters Zhejiang Coastline

Typhoon Chan-Hom pounded Zhejiang's coastline, turning streets into rivers and creating wind gusts of up to 200km/hour i
July 16, 2015, 1:18 p.m. by Ben Cost
The Long Museum, West Bund

The Long Museum, West Bund

Running out of school holiday options that maintain your sanity AND get you out of the heat? Check out Lisa Mulvey's rev
July 15, 2015, 3:53 p.m. by Lisa Mulvey
Five Easy Ways To Minimize Exposure To The Shanghai Airpocalypse

Five Easy Ways To Minimize Exposure To The Shanghai Airpocalypse

How do you escape smog that makes Jupiter’s air seem like the Swiss Alps? It seems the only surefire way is by riding ar
July 15, 2015, 2:06 p.m. by Ben Cost
Quantum of the Seas Sets Sail from New Homeport in Shanghai

Quantum of the Seas Sets Sail from New Homeport in Shanghai

On June 24, 2015 Royal Caribbean International celebrated the arrival of Quantum of the Seas in Shanghai (Baoshan), Chin
July 15, 2015, 10:24 a.m. by Shanghai Family