Category Archives: Living in China

Fengjing Ancient Water Town – Good Day Trip from Shanghai

Fengjing Ancient Water Town Fengjing ancient water town is one of the ancient water towns within a day trip from Shanghai.  The history of the town is very long – per some of the local people, the town is about 1500 years … Continue reading

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo Gallery, Photo_Blog, Places to visit in China, Shanghai, Things To Do | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Jing’An Sculpture Park – a Pleasant Place in Shanghai

Jing'An Sculpture Park If you are going to the Shanghai Natural History Museum, you will very likely stroll through the Jing'An Sculpture Park.  It is a pleasant oasis in the middle of the hussle and bustle of the busy Jing'An area of the … Continue reading

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo Gallery, Photo_Blog, Places to visit in China, Shanghai, Things To Do | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Nanxiang – Old Street and Wrap Up

Nanxiang Old Street Visit Nanxiang and you will have quite a nice experience.  According to local history, Nanxiang is the birthplace of the famous in Shanghai and all over China, xiaolongbao.  These are the small soup dumplings made with pork or crab … Continue reading

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo Gallery, Photo_Blog, Places to visit in China, Shanghai, Things To Do | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Nanxiang – Yunxiang Temple

Yunxiang Temple Yunxiang Temple is also known as Liuyun Buddhist Temple.  It is located at one of the edges of the Nanxiang Old Street.  The temple has a very long history – being originally built in the fourth year of Tianjian during … Continue reading

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo Gallery, Photo_Blog, Places to visit in China, Shanghai, Things To Do | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Nanxiang – Ancient Yi Garden – Guyi Garden

Guyi Garden Guyi Garden (古漪园) – Ancient Yi Garden is a beautiful park located in Nanxiang in North West Shanghai, just before Jiading.  The garden is one of the five classical gardens in Shanghai.  It was built during the reign period of … Continue reading

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo Gallery, Photo_Blog, Places to visit in China, Shanghai, Things To Do | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Shanghai: Places to Eat in Pudong – Yeshari Restaurant

Places to Eat in Pudong What are the places to eat in Pudong?  Hm…there are many, but it is also difficult to determine which one to go to….So, I decided to start posting my own expereinces. I earlier postings I … Continue reading

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo Gallery, Photo_Blog, Places to Eat in Shanghai, Pudong, restaurants, Reviews, Shanghai | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

China National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival

China Holiday Happy National Day China!  Today, October 1st, is China's National Day… I am sure you can find tons of info on that on-line.  But here are the fundamentals as it relates to your potential travel (this year or … Continue reading

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo_Blog, Places to visit in China, Shanghai, Things To Do | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Nanjing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in China Business, Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Observations, Photo Gallery, Places to visit in China, Pudong, Shanghai, Things To Do | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Living in China, Living in Shanghai, Shanghai | Tagged , | Leave a comment