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Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower is a Photographic Jewel

The Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower was once the tallest building in China – from 1994 to 2007. Then, it was later eclipsed by the modern Shanghai World Financial Center.  Today, the tower is the 5th tallest in the world. A friend of mine once told me that his Shanghainese friend

Shanghaied by The Bund at Night

I guarantee that you will be shanghaied by The Bund at night. The city’s skyline views after sunset are breathtaking. You do not need to join a night tour – just go there by yourself and enjoy it. Don’t worry much about security. The Bund promenade has police officers on

Six Cultural Places to Visit in Shanghai

Shanghai is a massive city in China, located on its central coast. It is China’s biggest city and financial hub/capital. In the heart of the city is a famous waterfront with buildings from the colonial era, mostly of British influence. They call it “The Bund.” The city itself is home

Take a Peek Inside The China Sex Museum

Inside this sex museum, I’ve learned that there are two basic instincts of human life: food and sex. I didn’t expect the latter but I don’t doubt it.Most people think of Shanghai as a cosmopolitan city wrapped in pollution, just like its rival city, Beijing. Many locals and visitors marvel

Pedicabs in China

Not only are bicycles ubiquitous in China but also pedicabs. They compete for the streets with other modes of transport – and can be annoying when they cause and contribute to the traffic during rush hours. Pedicabs have many uses for many people. They are practical to use for every

China Best Travel Photos – Part 1

My first trip abroad was in late 2002. My first destination was Beijing, China. Back then, Beijing was a bit of a chaos. It was The China in my mind: Chinese courtyard houses were still everywhere, waiting to be discovered; the morning rush hours meant people go to work in

That’s Shanghai Magazine Couchsurfing Article

Looka, looka, looka! Last week, while I was attending a birthday dinner when a friend, Rocio, broke the news about me appearing on That’s Shanghai Magazine, March 2009 Issue. She described where she saw it and was pretty sure that it was me right there on the magazine’s Table of Contents page! With
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