Shanghai: Transport to the Max!

BEFORE THE VOYAGE Apart from my woes with accommodation Shanghai boasts some amazing museums. The Urban Planning Exhibition Center (US spelling as per its leaflet) in People’s Square is incredible and the somewhat low key Maglev (Magnetic Levitation Train) Museum – is great yet hard to find with no signage – a problem in China […]

Shanghai: No Room for Foreigners!

Shanghai is the biggest city in China and hence its most multi-cultural. It feels like New York with Chinese subtitles. I survived one freezing day there in early 2012 on my way down to Shenzhen. With Japan eluding me yet againĀ it seemed Shanghai was due a second glance. So I picked a date, the 9th, […]