A guide to Shanghai street food

A guide to Shanghai street food

With one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, Shanghai is home to a range of lip-smacking adventures! (Including some tasty bites on our Streets of Shanghai walking tour!) But you don’t need to go to a fancy restaurant for quality grub — the city’s street food is guaranteed...

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The traditional Tinder: Why matchmaking families flock to Shanghai’s Marriage Market

The traditional Tinder: Why matchmaking families flock to Shanghai’s Marriage Market

In 2016, SK-II, a Chinese skincare brand, filmed a takeover of Shanghai’s Marriage Market, marriage’s monument to capitalism in People’s Park in the city centre. Addressing the issue of China’s “leftover women,” the four-minute video asks for daughters to be permitted to be strong and free of traditional expectations. The moment I...

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Things to do in: Shanghai

Things to do in: Shanghai

Easy to get around thanks to an extensive public transit network, filled with eye-popping architecture, and offering something to see and do for nearly every type of traveller, Shanghai is an easy city to fall in love with. It may be chaotic at times, but that doesn’t mean you won’t...

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The complete guide to: Shanghai travel

The complete guide to: Shanghai travel

Vibrant Shanghai is China’s largest city and has something to offer every type of traveller. Some might find the sheer size and pace a bit overwhelming, but once you start getting to know the city, it’s hard not to find something to be charmed by — be it a beautiful...

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24 hours: in Shanghai

24 hours: in Shanghai

Shanghai is a city you could spend weeks in and still not even scratch the surface of everything there is to see, do and, eat. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t experience as much as you can with whatever time you have. If you only have 24 hours, you can...

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