Archivi categoria: Living in Shanghai

Astrill VPN

As maybe you already know in China there are some internet restriction (Great Firewall of China)  which does not allow you to connect to websites commonly used in Europe (social networks, youtube, vimeo, and much more…). To skip this wall … Continua a leggere

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Best Cantonese in town

Cha’s Restaurant is a faithful recreation of a Hong Kong cha canting, basically a diner from the 1950′s, right down to the old-time music, the old-time Hong Kong public lavatory signs, and the green & white tiled floor. Highly recommended is … Continua a leggere

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I (heart) Bus

  I loved taking the bus in Shanghai. I remember the first days in town we thought we would have never been able to take one in the right direction. Actually we got lost sometimes, but we even found a … Continua a leggere

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KTV

    Forget what you know about a karaoke night, in Shanghai it is much more fun than anywhere else! It’s not a place where you sing in front of everybody, but you will have your own private room with … Continua a leggere

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Gelin

This is a shop suggested by a Chinese friend very passionate about photography. I’ve been there to develop and put on a cd 35mm and 120 films, and they asked me around 25 / 30¥ (nothing compared to Lomography’s store … Continua a leggere

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Helen Nail Spa

This is a post for girls.It’s the  perfect place  for manicure /pedicure party! Helen Nails is my favourite place for pedicure in the entire world! even if not really cheap for Shanghai standards (the services costs are very similar to … Continua a leggere

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Jade Salon

    This is my favourite barbershop in Shanghai. After trying many of them, from really cheap to quite expensive, I came across this one by chance and I have never changed it. It’s a typical barbershop but it has … Continua a leggere

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Foot massage

Foot massage is a tradition in China. Shanghai is full of massage places almost everywhere.   This one was just in front of our entrance gate and is very rustic! You will try the real chinese foot massage! Me and … Continua a leggere

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How to?

Shanghai is a city always changing and in ferment. There are events every day, exhibitions, openings, concerts, many places to see and opportunities to seize.   Here there is a list of useful website to help you discover the city: … Continua a leggere

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