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The Coolest Countdown Party in Town

The Coolest Countdown Party in Town

Glide into 2015 with a glass in hand on December 31st. Flair at the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai is  the highest al fresco
Dec. 18, 2014, 4:43 p.m. by Sponsored Article
Getting Around Independently

Getting Around Independently

Getting About Independently If you want to break away from the chains of Shanghai’s public transport, here are some way
Dec. 18, 2014, 2:10 p.m. by Joe O Neill
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Internet and Phones in China

 Internet and Phones in China One of the first things to do once you arrive in the Middle Kingdom is set up&nb
Dec. 17, 2014, 6 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Your Questions. Answered.

Your Questions. Answered.

We looked at some of your most common questions and put together some answers. If there are still points you’re not cle
Dec. 16, 2014, 6 a.m. by
What to Do if You Get Sick in Shanghai

What to Do if You Get Sick in Shanghai

Whether you're dealing with a serious illness or a mild cough or cold, it's best to be prepared. Here are some tips on w
Dec. 15, 2014, 6 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Guide to Accommodation in Shanghai

Guide to Accommodation in Shanghai

Choosing which area to live in is the first stage in having keys to your new place in your hands. You'll be able to chan
Dec. 12, 2014, 6 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Should You Buy an E-Bike?

Should You Buy an E-Bike?

China, once the land of bicycles, is now the land of e-bikes. Not to mention carts, taxis, old men peddling everything f
Dec. 11, 2014, 10 a.m. by Joe O Neill
How to Survive the Health Check

How to Survive the Health Check

If you're planning to live in Shanghai on a work or travel visa, you'll need to pass the health check to complete the vi
Dec. 10, 2014, 10:58 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Are You Going to Be a Grinch?

Are You Going to Be a Grinch?

This year, Ctrip wants to give you a Christmas gift. You can keep the present to yourself, but only if you admit to your
Dec. 8, 2014, 5:21 p.m. by
How to Setup a Phone in China

How to Setup a Phone in China

For every expatriate, the simple can feel impossible; finding a cab driver who speaks English (very difficult), le
Dec. 5, 2014, 11:01 a.m. by Clark Tomlinson
Shanghai Woman Hangs Money Out to Dry

Shanghai Woman Hangs Money Out to Dry

A Shanghai woman hung up a quilt while she was half asleep, and didn't notice that she was hanging much more than her be
Dec. 4, 2014, 1:49 p.m. by
How to Rent and Buy a Bicycle in Shanghai

How to Rent and Buy a Bicycle in Shanghai

Down lanes and side streets, Shanghai's bicycles can take you away from the Pearl Tower into another China. Wind under b
Dec. 3, 2014, 11:49 a.m. by Joe O Neill
Chinese Government Publishes 'Adultery Map'

Chinese Government Publishes 'Adultery Map'

An official 'adultery map' has been published by the government. The map details the locations of the most philandering
Dec. 2, 2014, 12:23 p.m. by
How to Save Money in Shanghai

How to Save Money in Shanghai

Debates on the cost of living in Shanghai are often confusing to people without experience of living here. That’s becaus
Dec. 1, 2014, 3:22 p.m. by Shanghai Expat
November's Top News

November's Top News

There was a lot to be thankful for in November. A ‘hero laowai’ put himself on the line in the fight against cars in the
Nov. 28, 2014, 10:52 a.m. by Joe O Neill
How to Beat Pollution in Shanghai

How to Beat Pollution in Shanghai

Think you can’t outsmart pollution? Think again. There are plenty of ways to keep your lungs healthy in Shanghai. Here a
Nov. 27, 2014, 12:48 p.m. by
Save Money Worldwide with Swissotel

Save Money Worldwide with Swissotel

Save on exciting adventures the world over with our Seasonal Saver. Experience a new city, go off the beaten path and tr
Nov. 26, 2014, 10:46 a.m. by Swissotel
Journey to the West: Searching for Anastasia

Journey to the West: Searching for Anastasia

Journey to the West: Searching for Anastasia is an upcoming film from Richard Chung, the Shanghai based director of seve
Nov. 25, 2014, 1:26 p.m. by Shanghai Expat
Thanksgiving in Shanghai: 'Four Cheers for the Pearl of the Orient'

Thanksgiving in Shanghai: 'Four Cheers for the Pearl of the Orient'

Many people scoff at the notion of Shanghai being ‘the Paris of the East’ and perhaps they’re right to do so. Comparing
Nov. 21, 2014, 2:11 p.m. by Tim Neesham
5 Reasons to Wear a Helmet (and Where to Buy One)

5 Reasons to Wear a Helmet (and Where to Buy One)

Everyone (especially your mother) says you should wear a helmet on your scooter/ bike/segway, but the question is, why?
Nov. 20, 2014, 7:06 p.m. by Joe O Neill

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