How to Visit Shanghai on a Budget

How to Visit Shanghai on a Budget

The following is a guest post written by Jess Singet of Tripelio.  China is becoming an ever-more-popular place for travelers, and there’s a clear reason for that: from cities to the countryside, this fascinating country definitely bears exploring. It’s a country that still proudly displays its traditional heritage, even while having a modern edge to […]

The Foods You Need to Try in Shanghai

The Foods You Need to Try in Shanghai

Chinese food is some of the most diverse and flavorful food in the world; however, it can be a bit intimidating to the average traveler. In cosmopolitan Shanghai, you can find food from all over China, along with international cuisines like sushi, burgers, and Korean BBQ. Restaurants and staff are more likely to speak a bit […]

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving in China

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving in China

While I’m used to not going home for Thanksgiving (DC to Seattle is a long and expensive plane ride for just a few days), there’s something about being in China for Thanksgiving that makes you miss home. Almost everyone in China has heard of Thanksgiving, or Gananjie as they call it in Chinese, but most people don’t know […]

Shanghai: the most impulsive trip of a lifetime

Shanghai: the most impulsive trip of a lifetime

For a little more info on how ridiculously impulsive this weekend was, please refer to this post: So Apparently I’m Crazy Back from Xinjiang for twenty four hours, it was time to leave for a weekend in Shanghai. Barely unpacked and up at 6am for our flight, Margo and I hopped on the subway towards […]