Monthly Archives: September 2017

United Airlines SFO – Shanghai PVG bad experience

United Airlines Yesterday I took for may be 10th time the United Airlines flight from SFO to Shanghai Pudong. The flight has been serviced via a very aging Boeing 747 which is was old a year ago already. The flight … Continue reading

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United Club international terminal at SFO – painfully slow renovation

United Club Almost 14 months ago I came through SFO on my way to Texas. At the time I was coming back from Japan after major delays due to a taifun which is why I vividly remember the date At … Continue reading

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Nanjiing: Clean, and Picturesque: a Great Day Trip from Shanghai

Nanjing With multiple high speed trains running daily between Shanghai and Nanjing, you can travel quickly and comfortably enough between the two cities to make Nanjing a reasonable day trip from Shanghai.  With the fastest train taking a mere 1:39, … Continue reading

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Shanghai Views: Pudong Liujiazui at Night

Liujiazui Everyone (at least in Shanghai) knows Liujiazui as the financial district of the city (and may be of the country).  It is an impressive area of this fascinating city. It is also somewhat of a symbolic aspect of the new, … Continue reading

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Shanghai – Improving Sky But Still Days When it is Pretty Bad

Shanghai Skyline In earlier postings I was proudly showing the sunny skies of the city.  Then things changed – the fog (smog) came back earlier this week.  Things became ugly – weather feels oppressive, hot somewhat but more importantly, feels … Continue reading

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Yu Gardens – People Watching at Best

Yu Gardens People Watching In the previous posting I talked about Yu Gardens and the fact that you want to avoid the weekend crowds.  Now, one potential beneficial aspect of the large crowds on the weekend is the ability to do … Continue reading

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Shanghai: Yu Gardens and Qibao Old Town

Yu Yuan – Yu Garden I think Shanghai has plenty of well known places to visit – many of them are worth the trip as they are spectacular, but some while beautiful, have become overrun by visitors and are rather tough … Continue reading

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Shanghai Weekend Morning – at the Bund

The Bund Shanghai sites are always very crowded – let's face it – the city is a magnet for tourists from all over.  The Bund is one of the main attractions in the city and as a result it gets … Continue reading

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Shanghai Weekday Morning

Weekday Morning Greetings from Shanghai!  I often walk to work whie getting to my office in Shanghai.  Why?  Because I get to see and experience tons of stuff on the morning streets in the city.   You get to see … Continue reading

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